Remembering Ned Franks

On September 11th, the Canadian Canoe Museum lost a dedicated paddler, canoephile and friend in Ned Franks. He was 81 years old.  Ned—aka C.E.S. Franks—came onto our radar when he published The Canoe and Whitewater: From Essential to Sport back in 1977; a...

Building A Museum Upon Relationships

Nearly two decades ago, the fledgling Canadian Canoe Museum set out on a journey to develop 20,000 square feet of exhibits for nine, newly-created galleries within its renovated factory setting. Among the many remarkable people who were part of that team...

Request for Expression of Interest Process

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST PROCESS The Canadian Canoe Museum stewards the world’s largest collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft. This collection, with its more than 600 watercraft, inspires connection, curiosity and new understanding. We are...