Canadian Canal Society - Societe des Canaux du Canada


Calendar of Events
When                             Sponsor Details
December 2016 McGill-Queen's University Press This Colossal Project - Building the Welland Ship Canal, 1913 - 1932 will be published in December. Follow this link for the pre-publication order form (PDF). Note this price is better than Amazon pricing.
28 March 2017 Welland Public Library 7:00 pm - Life and Death on the Welland Ship Canal - The Untold Story of the 137 Worker Fatalities - Arden Phair
09 April 2017 Canadian Canal Society The Annual General Meeting will be held at 1:30 pm at the St Catharines Museum. This will be followed at 2:30 pm by Isabel Bachmann's presentation on Medical Services during the building of the Welland Ship Canal. The presentation is open to the general public.
25 April 2017 Welland Public Library 7:00 pm - disaster on the Welland Canal: The Lock 6 Gate Collapse, 1928 - Sarah King-Head
28 - 30 April 2017 Canal Society of Ohio The Spring Tour will be The Columbus Feeder Canal and Ohio & Erie Canal from Lockborne to Carroll.
5 - 7 May 2017 Pennsylvania Canal Society Exploring the C&O Canal middle section from the Frederick State Park to the Monocacy Aqueduct. The tour will be based in Hagerstown, MD.
19 - 21 May 2017 Canal Society of New York State Based in Utica, NY the Spring Tour will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the start of the Erie Canal.
30 May 2017 Welland Public Library At 7:00 pm Mike Babiski will give a presentation "Helmet Diving from the Past". This is part of the series the Library is running in conjunction with the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial.
24 June 2017 Canadian Canal Society, Niagara Bruce Trail Club St Catharines will host a Doors Open Event. The Society and Club will combine to host a site that features the Welland Canals, Trails and Industry in Merritton.
9 - 16 July 2017 Parks and Trails NY The 19th Annual Cycle the Erie. Registration opens 3 January, follow this link for details,
1 - 3 September 2017 Canal Society of Indiana A one-day Mississippi River Cruise is being planned for the Fall Tour. The Tour will be based in Galena, IL
24 – 28 September 2017 Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor, New York State Canal Corporation, and, Syracuse Convention and Visitor Bureau World Canals Conference 2017 will be based in Syracuse, New York. Twenty-seventeen will mark the 200th Anniversary of the start of construction on the Erie Canal. See:
30 October 2017 Thorold and Beaverdams Historical Society A presentation by Andy Panko on the Welland Ship Canal Construction Railway.
10 - 12 September 2018 Waterways Ireland World Canals Conference 2018 will be based in Athlone, Ireland.

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