Montreal River Alternative Service plaque ceremony

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2024

The Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario, along with the Ontario Heritage Trust, will unveil a commemorative plaque to be placed at the site of the Montreal River Alternative Service camp (just north of Sault Ste. Marie). Canada's Alternative Service program ran from 1941-1946, with over 10,000 participants, many of them Mennonite. The unveiling will take place at Conrad Grebel University College at 4:00 p.m. The plaque will be installed at the Montreal River site on September 28.  For more information, please visit

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