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Canadian Canoe Museum Sets Grand Opening Celebrations for Spring 2024 | Les célébrations pour l’ouverture officielle du nouveau Musée canadien du canot auront lieu au printemps 2024

The Canadian Canoe Museum is excited to announce the official grand opening date of its highly anticipated new museum. The new museum will open this winter, followed by a grand opening celebration in May, marking the culmination of years of planning and ushering in a new era for The Canadian Canoe Museum and the paddling community.

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada

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.

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The Canadian Canoe Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and the traditional territory covered by the Williams Treaties First Nations. The Canadian Canoe Museum also recognizes the contributions of Indigenous Peoples including First Nations, Inuit and Métis, in shaping this community and country as a whole.

As an organization that stewards the world’s largest and most significant collection of canoes, kayaks & paddled watercraft, we will honour and share the cultural histories and stories within the collection in all that we do.

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