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Dale Gervais

Dale Gervais has 23 articles published.

Dale Gervais has been actively researching and documenting the history of the Canadian Army Film & Photo Unit since 2006. Dale is currently employed as a Film Conservator at Library & Archives Canada.

10 Great Online Newsreel Archives –

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    Young lady of the Ottawa YWCA "Knick-Knack" Club operates the projector at a movie shown in the "Y' for members of her club. Photograph by Capt. Frank Royal, March 1946. Library & Archives e010966701_s1-v8.

Back in January of this year (2017) I had come across an article listing “10 great online newsreel archives”. With permission from the author, I am reposting the links here with a couple added of my own. Originally published 26 FEBRUARY 2014 by Luke McKernan – to see the original post please click here.

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Ottawa Race Day – Vimy Challenge

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    Me posing with the profile for Sgt. Norman Quick along Remembrance Row.
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    Remembrance Row - Sgt. Norman Quick, Combat Cameraman, Canadian Army Film & Photo Unit.
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    Over 20,000 participants were expected to participate in this years Army Run.
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    Mayor Watson takes the podium to support and cheer on this years participants.
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Today was race day in Ottawa for the Canada Army Run; In what turned out to be a beautiful day, over 20,000 converged on Laurier and Elgin Streets in Ottawa to participate in this unique military event. “More than anything, though, Canada Army Run, is about Canadians and the Canadian Armed Forces – Air Force, Army, and Navy – joining together in the spirit of camaraderie and community. It’s a chance for the troops to extend the military esprit de corps to Canadians and to thank them for their support. And, it’s an opportunity for Canadians to say thanks to the men and women who serve them in so many ways at home…

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