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An interesting life

“I have some strong views about war,” said George Carlyle, WWII veteran. From exploding artillery to stepping in as best man at a wedding, George has seen just about everything.
Stories from our Team

From server to recreation: a chalking tale

As a dining room server Charity didn’t think her love of art would be appreciated but what started as chalk doodles on a menu board sprouted into a new position
Veteran Stories

Decoding the Enemy

A cipher operator in the Canadian military, Dick Archambault travelled the world decoding messages.
Innovative Programs

Verna’s dream of attending university has finally come true

Look inside and watch the inspiring story of Verna’s life-long dream to study art.
Inspirational Life

The Lady in the Tower

Inge Wells was the first woman in Ontario to work in a fire tower, which stand 100-feet off the ground and surveyed the surrounding forests for fires.
Volunteer Stories

Word of God through jokes, card tricks, stories and laughter

Tom Watson and his wife, Kristiina, have been doing non-denominational services at Royale Place Retirement Residence for 8 years.
Veteran Stories

This side of the ocean

By 1944 World War II was more than half over, Bernice was only 18 when she signed up for the army.
Innovative Programs

After 10 years, Ted is finally back on the dance floor

It is one of the first times Ted Phillips has danced in nearly 10 years.
Inspirational Life

Royale Place residents sing from the same hymn sheet

A small group of interested residents came together in February 2015, and have been meeting on a biweekly basis and growing in size ever since.