People - 27 Faces of the Inundation. 115 Stories.


Twenty-Seven Portraits

7,500 people lost their properties, homes, farms, churches, businesses to the Inundation. Twenty-seven individuals share their insights and experiences of living through the intentional destruction of their communities. These are living witnesses and their descendants whose lives are shaped by places - still alive and animated in their minds - to which they cannot return.

Everyone experienced the Inundation differently. Some had a positive experience of considerable material improvement. Most remember the experience as difficult and disorienting. For all it was a formative experience which they carry into the present day.

One Hundred and Fifteen Stories - Giving Voice to the Lost Villages
Interviews. Audio Tracks & Videos.

Twenty-seven individual pages with 32 videos, 81 photographic portraits and 115 audio tracks.

In their own words. See and hear these people share their thoughts, feelings and experiences of the Inundation, the loss of their homes and communities to the construction of the St Lawrence Seaway.