Here you will find a collection of children's books and a short documentary by author Grace Padua. One of her children's story is about the arrival of the first family of Chinese ancestry to Canada who landed in Barrie Ontario on the shore of Kempenfelt Bay.... READ MORE
A VETERAN'S MESSAGE OF FREEDOM INDEPENDENCE AND LOVE
The outdoor sign along St. Vincent St. in Barrie inviting people to join their Karaoke Session every Sunday afternoon at the Royal Canadian Legion brought us there with my husband to sing with seniors.
Since my father Bernardino A. dela Cruz served during the Second World war in the Philippines, I was accepted through the invitation of the past president Mr. Jim Strang to become a member of the Legion. One of the members, Ms. Mary-Florence Bartley, a singer, songwriter and composer wholeheartedly permitted her music album "A Tribute to the Fallen and their Families" to be use as an accompaniment.... READ MORE