Julien Olson, radar vet and architect, talks about the Prime Minister's Residence

Julien Olson, one of our deeply supportive and enthusiastic Ottawa-based radar veterans, led an entirely different sort of career following the war.  In this Ottawa Sun article, from December 28, 2015, Julien shares his memories about working on the 1950-51 renovation of 24 Sussex as a young architect with the Dept. of Public Works.


Secrets of Radar is a 2015 Heritage Trust Project winner!

Secrets of Radar is a 2015 Heritage Trust Project winner!

The Secrets of Radar Museum is proud to announce it is the winner of $10,000 in EMC Corporation's 2015 Heritage Trust Project international competition. A total of three winners were selected from seven finalists following a two-week public voting period in August.


The prize recognizes and supports local organizations worldwide that advocate the digitization, preservation, and improved accessibility of significant cultural resources. The award will assist the Museum in the digitization of its WWII and Cold War archival collections and veteran oral histories through project staff funding, equipment, and online collection access.