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TIMELINE for the 1978 - 1980 DISCOVERY TRAIN / Le DECOUVERTE

 
 
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Kingston
July 22-26, 1978
Municipal Golf Course
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Montreal
July 2-August 1, 1978
Windsor Station
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Saint John
August 3-6, 1978
CP Station (Church Ave.)
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Oromocto (Fredericton)
August 7-9, 1978
Onodaga St. Shopping Mall
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Sydney
August 11-14, 1978
Steel Co. - Prince St.
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Halifax
August 16-20, 1978
CN Station Hollis St.
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Moncton
August 22-25, 1978
Salisbury Rd. Main St. Ner Verdun
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Quebec
August 27 -
September 2, 1978
Ste. Andre St. at Dalhousie
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Stratford
September 4-9, 1978
Adjacent to CN Station
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Toronto
September 10-17, 1978
Victoria Park & Danforth
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Saskatoon
September 21-25, 1978
New CN Station
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Edmonton
September 27 -
October 1, 1978
Behind CN Tower
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Prince George
October 3-4, 1978
Carney Road
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Vancouver
October 7-12, 1978
CN Station
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Calgary
October 14-19, 1978
CP Station
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Regina
October 22-27, 1978
Exhibition Grounds
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Brandon
October 29-31, 1978
CP Station
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Winnipeg
November 1-6, 1978
Old CP Station (Higgins & Main)
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Sault Ste-Marie
November 10-15, 1978
Algocen Shopping Mall
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1979
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Missing dates for the first half of 1979. Dates listed are from a Canada Post announcement.
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Banff, Alberta
June 16-18, 1979
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Kelowna, BC
June 20-22, 1979
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Victoria, BC
June 27-29, 1979
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Port Alberni, BC
July 1-2, 1979
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Nanaimo, BC
July 3-4, 1979
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Kamloops, BC
July 7-9, 1979
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Red Deer, Alberta
July 13-15, 1979
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Swift Current, Saskatchewan
July 18-19, 1979
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Yorkton, Saskatchewan
July 22-23, 1979
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The Pas, Manitoba
July 25-26, 1979
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Churchill, Manitoba
July 29-30, 1979
Furthest point north for the Discovery Train -- within 600 miles of the Arctic Circle.
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Thompson, Manitoba
August 1-2, 1979
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Dauphin, Manitoba
August 4-6, 1979
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Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
August 16-18, 1979
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Roberval, Quebec
August 20, 1979
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Chicoutimi, Quebec
August 21-25, 1979
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Rimouski, Quebec
August 28-30, 1979
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Campbellton, NB
August 31 -
September 1, 1979
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Newcastle, NB
September 3-4, 1979
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Charlottetown, PEI
September 7-11, 1979
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Truro, NS
September 14-16, 1979
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Yarmouth, NS
September 19-20, 1979
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Liverpool, NS
September 21-22, 1979
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New Glasgow, NS
September 24-25, 1979
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St. John's, Nfld
September 27-29, 1979
The Discovery Train is ferried to Newfoundland aboard the SIR ROBERT BOND, a Canadian National ship.
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Botwood, Nfld
September 30 - October 1, 1979
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Argentina, Nfld
October 3-4, 1979
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Corner Brook , Nfld
October 5-7, 1979
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Port aux Basques, Nfld
October 8, 1979
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Edmundston, NB
October 13-15, 1979
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St. Foy, Quebec
October 19-22, 1979
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Sherbrooke, Que.
October 24-27, 1979
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Ottawa, Ontario
October 30 -
November 4, 1979
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1980
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June 5, 1980
Missing most dates for 1980.
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Hamilton, Ontario
June 12-18, 1980
Displayed at Hunter Street Station
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