Television host and author Norm Christie is returning to the museum on MONDAY, APRIL 8th, 2019 from 7 PM to 9 PM speaking on “Sacred Places – The Cemeteries of the Great War; Their Construction and Interpretation”. Norm was the Chief Records Officer of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in the United Kingdom and the Commission’s Administrative Officer in Arras, France for five years. He has been taking tour groups to old battlefields for more than 20 years and is recognized as Canada’s number one expert on the two World War battlefields and cemeteries. As well, he is the author of more than 20 books about Canadians in the two World Wars including the 10 volume “For King and Empire” on which the television series was based.
The museum will be open at 5 PM for free tours prior to the speaking engagement. Come early as seating is limited. Admission is by donation at the door. Parking is available and the museum is fully accessible.