New Museum Progress Update

New Museum Progress Update

This week The Canadian Canoe Museum was given the opportunity to provide Peterborough City Council, sitting as Finance Committee, with a progress update on the new museum. Just over one year ago, Council made a $4 million commitment to the new museum. This incredible...
The new museum: A welcoming home for all our relations

The new museum: A welcoming home for all our relations

The following is an introductory blog written by Robin Binèsi Cavanagh, who has recently joined the museum in the new role of Director of Indigenous Peoples’ Collaborative Relations.  I did not understand the significance of my birthplace until my late twenties. I was...
A fitting paddle for Rachel

A fitting paddle for Rachel

Rachel Quilty was born with a partial left arm and has lived with a prosthetic for most of her life. She had always wanted to become a camp counsellor at Camp Oconto, where she had spent eight consecutive summers as a camper. However, she had to fulfill certain...