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What a successful Canada Day event! We hope you enjoyed your adventure through Canada as much as we enjoyed thoughtfully constructing each station. In honour of Canada 150, we made the event bigger than ever and all our efforts paid off as we were pleased to host more people than ever before. Please enjoy a […]

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Canada 150 Canada Day

Are you ready for the biggest Canada Day celebration at Aspotogan Heritage Trust yet? We invite you to a free event that will take you on a journey through Canada’s provinces and territories in honour of Canada 150. Each station will reflect something unique about our provinces and territories t0 show what makes Canada so special. […]

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Hubbards Annual Grand Street Parade 2017

Come one, come all, to our Hubbards Annual Grand Street Parade! Since this year marks 150 years since Confederation, we are planning an extra special parade for everyone to enjoy. Attached below is a fillable PDF registration form if you would like to register a float for the parade. Once the form is completed, please either […]

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Meet the 2017 S.W.A.G. Team!

Brendan Gamache – HABA Student: Brendan is a university student at Dal and has lived in Hubbards for his entire young life. He has many years of experience working in local community events, and with his knowledge of screen arts, he is interested in providing a new point of view through video/social media of Hubbards. Megan […]

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#KidsMovieClub Short Story Anthology

  “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” – Dr. Seuss And oh, did they ever try! For this session of #KidsMovieClub the children watched a film and afterwards they were given prompts to write their own short stories. Their commitment to […]

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The Academy Issue 004 #KidsMoveClub

The wait for Issue 004 of The Academy newsletter is over! This week for #KidsMovieClub the children viewed Big Miracle! This film is based on the true story of three Gray Whales that got stuck under ice in Barrow, Alaska, while migrating to California. Big Miracle subtly shows the significance of environmentalism, the impact of pollution, and the value of […]

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The Academy Issue 003 #KidsMovieClub

Happy International Women’s Day!  In honour of a day that celebrates gender equality, we are publishing our third issue of The Academy newsletter. For this issue, the children watched Moana, a 2016 Oscar nominated film that introduces a new Disney Princess who ventures across the ocean – despite having no experience wayfinding – to save her people. Before […]

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The Academy Issue 002 #KidsMovieClub

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Today is the release of issue 002 of The Academy newsletter – a newsletter brimming with original content by children from the area! For this issue the children watched Zootopia, an Oscar winning film released in 2016 by Walt Disney Animation studios with a vital message. Zootopia is about the importance of diversity and […]

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The Academy Issue 001 #KidsMovieClub

The wait is finally over! Attached to this post is the first issue of our #KidsMovieClub newsletter. As perviously stated, issue 001 features children as the critics reviewing an Oscar nominated film! Check out the PDF version of the newsletter below. Let us know what you think! The Academy – Issue 001 Please note, the second screening […]

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#KidsMovieClub Take 2!

Lucy will be hosting another Kids Movie Club on Monday, February 27th, from 2:30 – 5:00 pm! This event is set up to accommodate ages 7-12. If you would like to register your child, or have any further questions, please call Lucy at 902-857-1133 or email her at After the movie we will celebrate […]