The Media Corner

Cameraman filming event

Find out about the integral role Fort William played in North American history and the fascinating people that populated the headquarters of the North West Company's fur trading empire. The Media Corner connects journalists, photographers, filmmakers, students, and the general public to a wealth of information and resources. Spark your imagination with the striking images in our Photo Gallery, view some exciting HD video or listen to the sounds and stories of Fort William. Please visit our Multimedia gallery to experience these sites and sounds.

These downloadable digital pictures of the Fort and its inhabitants are a great way to enliven reports and school projects. The photo archive is also the perfect source for illustrating the articles provided in the Story Ideas link. These intriguing stories offer insight into nineteenth-century life and can be used in either partially or entirely for newspaper, magazine, and travel publications.

The Media Corner is also the hub of Fort William Historical Park's communications network and has all the latest Fort happenings available by clicking on the Press Releases link. These media items provide details about the special events, historic programs, and achievements of our award-winning heritage site. In addition, the archival "In The News" items are accessible to present a complete picture of the Fort's activities and innovative approach to tourism in Northwestern Ontario. Journalists and students of Canadian history will appreciate the essential background information contained in the Press Kit section in the form of photographs, news releases, and stories.

Fort William Historical Park's exciting multimedia capabilities extend into the realm of filmmaking. Our heritage buildings set against the backdrop of the rugged northern wilderness make it the ideal venue for shooting historically-themed movie and television productions. Check out our On-Location Filming link to learn more about the Fort's facilities and past productions.

The Media Corner's invaluable tools put media professionals, as well as students, on the path to creating fantastic articles, reports, presentations, and film and television projects. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact our Communications Officer at (807) 473-2326 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.