The Journey of the Haida Dugout Canoe

The Journey of the Haida Dugout Canoe

By James Raffan, Director of External Relations Even though I’ve been associated in an intimate way with The Canadian Canoe Museum since its birth in Peterborough in the 1990s, when the Adopt-an-Artifact program was launched a few years back, I just had to get in...
What’s in a name?

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...
Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

With over 1000 postcards in our archival collection, we couldn’t pick just one photo to share with you on Valentine’s Day! Whether you have someone to canoodle, you’re hanging with your gal pals, or paddling solo, we hope you are feeling the love today. All...