Haldimand has a proud and storied history. Here are just some of the significant events that have happened in the County.
1917 Semi-Centennial Proceeds Donated to Local Red Cross
The 1917 Dominion Day celebrations of Haldimand (for Canada’s semi-centennial) donated all proceeds to the local Red Cross in support of troops fighting in World War I. In Caledonia, the administration fee to participate in events cost 25₵ for adults and 15₵ for children. With all expenses paid, the town raised $250 to $300.
Haldimand Heritage Minutes
Update: All 10 of our Heritage Minutes have now been revealed! Visit our YouTube channel to view the Minutes.
Background: Our Heritage Minutes were funded by Canadian Heritage and filmed/produced by Lock3 Media in Brantford. They highlight important, local stories that are historically significant – just like the iconic TV commercials that first appeared in the 1990s.Haldmand’s Heritage Minutes depict a local invention that revolutionized the world, a politician who managed to allude the law, a famous poet, a battle and more. A total of 10 Heritage Minutes will be revealed throughout 2017.