Ian Austen NORTH BAY, Ontario — The tiny log house alongside the Trans-Canada Highway is easy to miss among the strip malls, fast-food outlets and car dealers. But 83 years ago, it was the eye of a publicity maelstrom because of a one-in-a-billion event: the birth of...read more
Gord Young A special review committee of council will recommend the birth home of the Dionne Quintuplets be relocated near the Discovery North Bay Museum. But it's going to take the co-operation of the museum's board to make that happen. A meeting of the review...read more
Aaron Mahoney Councillor Mark King said on Tuesday night that through the surviving Dionne Quintuplet sister’s spokesperson, Carlo Tarini he’d been told the Dionne sisters wanted to see their home go to Ottawa. Carlo Tarini reached out to the Moose, and wanted to...read more
Who is the Dionne Quints Heritage Board?
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The Dionne Quints Heritage Board is a non-profit corporation that was formed to protect and ensure the legacy of the Dionne Quintuplets remains a vital part of North Bay and Area’s history.
Learn About the HistoryOn May 28, 1934, five identical girls were born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne, a Franco-Ontario family in the tiny community of Corbeil, Ontario. Their births were a miracle of its time during the difficult Depression, the only quintuplets to survive more than a few days.
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