Dalglish Family Foundation announces $1.2M investment in the future of The Canadian Canoe Museum at the water’s edge

New museum’s 1.5-acre green roof to be named in recognition of generous gift The Canadian Canoe Museum is thrilled to announce that the Dalglish Family Foundation has made a $1.2 million commitment to its capital campaign – a significant investment in the future of...

What’s in a name?

By Liz Watkins, Collections Assistant Have you ever given a favourite object a name? Think of items from significant moments in your life – perhaps a favourite toy or your first car comes to mind. Putting a name on something changes the value of the item to the owner...

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...