Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Vote on Fate of Dionne Quintuplets Home Postponed

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Vote on Fate of Dionne Quintuplets Home Postponed

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Decision on Dionne quints home postponed

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NORTH BAY, Ont. - A decision on the fate of the northeastern Ontario home where the Dionne quintuplets were born has been postponed.

North Bay city council was slated to vote Tuesday night on a proposal that would see the home moved to a nearby community and its contents handed over to museums and universities.

Instead, councillors decided to create a special review committee to make recommendations on the future of the home and the items. The committee is expected to report back by April 4.

The home has been moved in the past. It was bought by the city of North Bay and brought there from the nearby community of Corbeil in 1985, then turned into a museum dedicated to the family's story. …

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