Dale Innes, musician, Music Coordinator at Algoma University and a member of the organizing committee for the annual CAPT Group of Seven and Glenn Gould Train Event in Northern Ontario shares the story of this year's memorable trip.
"On September 22, a group of 120 people boarded the Algoma Central Railway in Sault Ste. Marie to travel to the Searchmont Resort, where they experienced a presentation on Tom Thomson, this year’s featured artist. This presentation was given by noted art historian, Michael Burtch, and renowned Canadian actor, Jack Wetherall, who portrayed Tom Thomson through a reading of his letters. This was followed by lunch and a tribute to Glenn Gould in the form of a giant birthday cake to celebrate his 80th birthday..."