Brewing up a new partnership: The Canadian Canoe Museum announces the Silver Bean Café as the new museum’s café operator
Drinks, light lunches, tasty treats, and grab-and-go options will all be available at The Canadian Canoe Museum’s (CCM) new café and patio beginning next summer, thanks to a new partnership with the Silver Bean Café. Named the Silver Bean Café on the Lake, the café will offer tourists, surrounding neighbours, and the general public delectable delights year-round.
Truth & Reconciliation: A Report Back to Our Community
Today, September 30th is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day here in Canada. This day honours all the First Nation, Metis, and Inuit children who were taken from their homes and forced to attend residential schools – the survivors and those...
Remembering Shawn Hodgins (January 30, 1961 – August 22, 2022)
It is with sadness that everyone at The Canadian Canoe Museum, particularly the old-timers who have known the Hodgins family since the Museum’s very early days in Peterborough, mark the passing of Shawn Hodgins. Son of museum founding committee members Bruce and Carol...
Local historian and avid canoeist Shelagh Grant remembered with a $250,000 gift to the new Canadian Canoe Museum
The Canadian Canoe Museum’s new museum capital campaign has received a significant boost with a $250,000 gift from a local family.
The gift celebrates and honours the legacy of local historian, avid canoeist, and long-time friend of the Museum, Shelagh Grant, and the Grant family’s involvement in the Museum since its inception.
Governor General grants patronage to The Canadian Canoe Museum
The Canadian Canoe Museum (CCM) is honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, has granted Viceregal Patronage to the Museum. The granting of viceregal patronage is a long-standing tradition, with governors general granting support through patronage to recognize exceptional contributions to Canadian society.
Connecting Canoes & Their Stories: Victor Adams’ Eagle Dugout Canoe
At The Canadian Canoe Museum (CCM), each watercraft carries a story of how it came into the collection. A Haida dugout canoe, housed at the Museum, has a particularly heartfelt journey.
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