For the Media

April 28, 2022 – The Canadian Canoe Museum weathers pandemic and increases digital programming thanks to $400,000 from Ontario Trillium Foundation

Museum on the Move Media Kit:
Construction Commencement
(October 16, 2021)



September 29, 2021 – Canadian Canoe Museum completes purchase of Johnson Property, signs construction contract

August 25, 2021 – New Canadian Canoe Museum to feature languages and voices from Indigenous communities throughout exhibits

April 19, 2021 – Canadian Canoe Museum to host virtual public meeting

January 29, 2021 – Canadian Canoe Museum announces purchase of Johnson Property

December 22, 2020 – Canadian Canoe Museum confirms viability of Johnson Park for new museum build 

November 26, 2020 – Canadian Canoe Museum identifies Johnson Park as preferred new build site

October 28, 2020 – Canadian Canoe Museum terminates lease with Parks Canada

September 15, 2020 – New virtual tours by The Canadian Canoe Museum to engage seniors, reduce isolation

July 30, 2020 –  The Canadian Canoe Museum launches three-part video tour of world-class collection

July 20, 2020 – The Canadian Canoe Museum to reopen on Saturday July 25

May 28, 2020 – Future Canadian Canoe Museum Build Impacted by Environmental Contamination

April 3, 2020 – Responding to the impact of COVID-19: An update to our community

March 13, 2020 – How the Canadian Canoe Museum is responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 13, 2020 –The Canadian Canoe Museum postpones Campfires & Cocktails fundraising event

June 19, 2019 – The Canadian Canoe Museum’s capital campaign receives a $500,000 gift from Toronto-based philanthropists George and Kathy Dembroski

May 9, 2019 – Touch-A-Truck returns at The Canadian Canoe Museum: May 26

April 26, 2019 – Distinguished Canadians and local artists create one-of-a-kind paddles to support The Canadian Canoe Museum’s new casual, camp-inspired fundraising event

March 5, 2019 – The museum’s new camp-inspired fund-raising event will encourage attendees to channel their flannel

February 14, 2019 – Students and teachers from around the world explore the history of Canada – by canoe

February 7, 2019 – Anonymous out-of-province donor invests $1.25M in the new Canadian Canoe Museum

January 30, 2018 – The Canadian Canoe Museum welcomes Robin Binèsi Cavanagh as Director of Indigenous Peoples’ Collaborative Relations

November 14, 2018 – The Canadian Canoe Museum connects with students around the world as part of 48-hour Skype-a-Thon

November 13, 2018 – Dalglish Family Foundation announces $1.2M investment in the future of The Canadian Canoe Museum at the water’s edge

October 16, 2018 – Beaver Club Gala raises $110,000 to support educational programming at The Canadian Canoe Museum

July 24, 2018 – The Canadian Canoe Museum gratefully receives $22,000 contribution from the Golfing Gals Who Give

June 11, 2018 –  Just Add Water, Little Boats with BIG Stories: The Canadian Canoe Museum introduces its newest exhibit launching June 13

June 6, 2018 – The Canadian Canoe Museum Seeks Expressions of Interest from the Construction Community for Gift In-Kind Contributions to the New Facility

May 16, 2018 – W. Garfield Weston Foundation gives $7.5 Million to New Museum

March 6, 2018 – Canadian Canoe Museum Educators Reach More than 5,000 Students in Eight Countries Via Virtual Field Trips

January 26, 2018 – New Museum’s Exhibit Design Committee to be Led by Dianne Lister

December 7, 2017 – Museum Welcomes Canoes from Iconic Canadian Singer-Songwriter Gordon Lightfoot to its World-Class Collection

November 23, 2017 – World-Class Exhibition Design Firm Joins New Museum Project

October 30, 2017 – Growing Number of International Visitors Explore The Canadian Canoe Museum

September 18, 2017 – Learn About Birch Bark Canoe Building at The Canadian Canoe Museum

September 12, 2017 – Grow your Personal Library and Support The Canadian Canoe Museum

July 18, 2017 – Experience Plein Air Painting and Paddling on the Trent-Severn Waterway

July 11, 2017- Canoe Museum Features New Improvements – Thanks to Cogeco

June 13, 2017 – Free Workshops and Performances at The Canadian Canoe Museum in Celebration of National Aboriginal Day

May 18, 2017 – Experience the Sights and Sounds of 15 Vehicles at The Canadian Canoe Museum

April 27, 2017- The Canadian Canoe Museum Annual General Meeting – 2016: A year defined by its incredible momentum

April 18, 2017- Connected by Canoe project celebrates Canada 150 on-the-water; connecting Canadians, inspiring conversations and new understanding

February 24, 2017- Supporting Cultural Spaces in Peterborough – News Release from Canadian Heritage