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Then and Now shares historical photos and personal stories of past people, places, and events and connects them to their significance today. They are made possible through the continued support of Bajic Denture Clinic as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Building canoes and becoming part of history at Sainte-Marie

Building canoes and becoming part of history at Sainte-Marie

During Del Taylor’s long career at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, his work has helped maintain the integrity of the buildings and the history of the place itself
Susan Swan talks good reporting, politics and literary awards

Susan Swan talks good reporting, politics and literary awards

After growing up in Midland, Susan Swan says that wild freedom she experienced shaped who she is today as she fights for more of a level playing field for women who write
See all about it: Midland’s history, artistry always on display

See all about it: Midland’s history, artistry always on display

Midland's murals provide a welcomed glimpse into the region's past heart and soul
<b>Then and Now:</b> From humble beginnings, Quest Art School and Gallery paints inspiring story

Then and Now: From humble beginnings, Quest Art School and Gallery paints inspiring story

With more than 25 years of creating, and community building, organization has come a long way
<b>Then and Now:</b> Don’t skip over Midland Curling Club's world champion rock throwers <b>(9 photos)</b>

Then and Now: Don’t skip over Midland Curling Club's world champion rock throwers (9 photos)

With more than 100 years of curling history, there’s a lot to learn about sweeping the ice
<b>THEN AND NOW:</b> Born Ruffians waxing nostalgic about music and beautiful Midland

THEN AND NOW: Born Ruffians waxing nostalgic about music and beautiful Midland

Now in its 20th year, the band formed while members were students at Midland Secondary School
Santa’s visits keep the holiday spirit strong in Midland <b>(12 photos)</b>

Santa’s visits keep the holiday spirit strong in Midland (12 photos)

Streets were bustling with Christmas celebrants even when town's population closer to 3,000
<b>Then and Now:</b> Take a walk through history, natural beauty at Champlain Wendat Rotary Park <b>(12 photos)</b>

Then and Now: Take a walk through history, natural beauty at Champlain Wendat Rotary Park (12 photos)

Park shows what a municipality can do with its waterfront when remediating lands once used for commercial/industrial purposes

Then and Now: A good egg, and passionate volunteers saved the Wye Marsh (8 photos)

The Wye Marsh, where even the chickadees take only what they need
<b>Then and Now:</b> Finding a one in a million connection at the Huronia Museum (<b>10 photos</b>)

Then and Now: Finding a one in a million connection at the Huronia Museum (10 photos)

The collection at Huronia Museum has grown in the nearly 75 years the museum has existed, and contains items that date as far back as 12,000 years