Project Lead: Anne MacLennan
Event date/time: December 7-9, 2017
Event location: York University
Connecting Canada is a celebration of Canadian radio history through a curated show that looks at Canadian radios and their role in further connecting the nation beyond railways and canals. It will highlight Canada’s key role in the development of radio and radio’s role in the connection of Canada by looking at the radio. The show features radio advertisements, radios of the various decades on display with audio. Public events will include: crystal set assembly workshops, speakers from York University, York’s Clara Thomas Archives, the Ontario Archives, Carleton University, radio industry professionals, and holdings from Canada’s Science and Technology Museum.