The Canadian Canoe Museum announced on November 22, 2019 that it has officially concluded its relationship with Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

“In view of recent events and the Duke’s stepping away from his official duties, the Museum’s board decided that it was appropriate to terminate the Museum’s relationship with him, with our thanks for the support he has provided the museum in years past,” noted Carolyn Hyslop, Executive Director, The Canadian Canoe Museum.

Prince Andrew became the Royal Patron of the Museum in 2007 and Honourary Chair of the National Council in 2018.

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With a world-class collection as a catalyst, The Canadian Canoe Museum inspires connection, curiosity and new understanding. In partnership with individuals, groups and communities – locally, provincially and nationally – we work to experience and explore all that our collection can inspire. This sees students opening their minds in our galleries; community members connecting through artisanry; people of all ages getting on the water and learning to paddle; and exhibitions and events that spark conversation and collaboration.