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This virtual exhibition was produced by a collaborative partnership of the following institutions:

Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives
http://cchma.ca

James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum
http://www.manl.nf.ca/jjomara.htm

Museum of Health Care at Kingston
http://www.museumofhealthcare.ca/

Niagara Apothecary/Ontario Heritage Foundation - an agency of the Ontario Ministry of Culture
http://www.heritagefdn.on.ca/userfiles/HTML/nts_1_2950_1.html#2952

Royal Botanical Gardens
http://www.rbg.ca/

The Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives and its partners gratefully acknowledge the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada. 

Core team:
Dr. John K. Crellin, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dr. James Low, Museum of Health Care at Kingston
Barb McKean, Royal Botanical Gardens
Joan O'Mara, James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum
Kathryn Pankowski, Interpretive Planner
Felicity Pope, Independent Curator
Simonette Seon-Milette, Ontario Heritage Foundation/Niagara Apothecary
Ernst Stieb, Ontario College of Pharmacy/Niagara Apothecary

Project assistant and interviewer:
Alec Ross
 
Other project assistance:
Nancy Churchman
Mary Dunn
Irene Feddema
Nancy Matheson
Viviane Paquin
Paul Robertson
Ivan Zarenda

Design and production by iSTORM New Media:
http://www.istorm.ca/
John Moore, President
Leanne Sagriff Ahring, Graphic Designer
Vincent Cinanni, Website Developer
Kelly Kruschel, Website Developer

With:
Andrew McLachlan, Graphic Designer
Benjamin Murray, Artist

Translation:
Marie-Thérèse Ferguson
Dominique Joly
Lyse Hébert

 Special thanks to:

  • Dr. Jim Pringle, Royal Botanical Gardens, for his expert advice and help with plant taxonomy
  • Terry Yntema, who let us scan illustrations from her copy of The Wild Flowers of Canada
  • Carolyn Heald of the Archives of Ontario and Dr. Gregory J. Higby, Director, American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, for assistance with photographs for The Era of Science
  • Deanna Williams, Registrar, Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Our "testers", who looked at the site during construction and gave us good advice
  • Everyone who responded to requests for information and suggested sites to include in the "Places to Go" section

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