The world’s deadliest influenza pandemic — known as the Spanish Flu — swept across Canada between 1918 and 1919. With no effective vaccine or treatment available, the virus infected Canadians living in cities, towns, and farms. Approximately 55,000 Canadians died; most of the casualties were young adults.
This display examines the lasting impact of the influenza pandemic in Canada — and asks whether we’re prepared for the next one. The display was developed by Canadian Geographic Enterprises, in collaboration with the Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
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|1000 Islands History Museum, Gananoque, ON||May 19 - November 4, 2022|
|Grimsby Museum, Grimsby, ON||January 6 - May 5, 2022|
|Penetanguishene Centennial Museum, Penetanguishene, ON||September 15 - December 14, 2021|
|Fort La Reine Museum, Portage la Prairie, MB||July 17 - August 29, 2021|
|Elgin County Museum, St. Thomas, ON||January 8 - April 18, 2021|
|Arnprior and District Museum, Arnprior, ON||February 1 - December 15, 2020|
|Museum Strathroy-Caradoc, Strathroy, ON||October 19, 2019 - January 20, 2020|
|Glanmore National Historic Site, Belleville, ON||August 9 - October 9, 2019|
|Carleton University MacOdrum Library, Ottawa, ON||June 22 - July 31, 2019|
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