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Ice Storm 1998: Immersion in the Black and the Cold

Ice Storm 1998: Immersion in the Black and the Cold

Musée du Haut-Richelieu

January 1998: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu was hit by 100 mm of freezing rain in the space of a few days, causing a major power outage. The situation was made worse by fallen tree branches that blocked the streets. The community came together to provide food...

Advance with Courage: Lord and Lady Aberdeen in the Okanagan Valley

Advance with Courage: Lord and Lady Aberdeen in the Okanagan Valley

Central Okanagan Heritage Society

Explore the little-known story of this remarkable aristocratic British couple, Lord and Lady Aberdeen, who purchased land in the Okanagan Valley at the end of 19th century sight unseen. The exhibit retraces their time in Canada and their profound impact on...

Navigating the St. Lawrence

Navigating the St. Lawrence

Biophare

Navigation on the majestic St. Lawrence has always been quite a challenge. There are numerous obstacles along this waterway, which connects the Atlantic to the heart of the continent. This exhibition shows how innovation has improved navigation on the...

Conflicting Loyalties: The Hardisty Family Legacy

Conflicting Loyalties: The Hardisty Family Legacy

Lougheed House

Explore the fascinating life of Isabella Hardisty (1861–1936) — a spirited Métis girl from a fur-trading post in the North, who went on to become Lady Lougheed. The forward-thinking Isabella involved herself in politics, the economy, the arts, and...

The History of Education in Magog, Québec: From the Pioneers to the Quiet Revolution

The History of Education in Magog, Québec: From the Pioneers to the Quiet Revolution

Magog Historical Society

Relive the captivating history of education in Magog, from its beginnings in the home of its founder to the modern education system. Learn the story of the people and organizations that established the schools and find out about daily life in the...

Life Is An Expedition: Travelling Wemindji Eeyouch Lands and Waters

Life Is An Expedition: Travelling Wemindji Eeyouch Lands and Waters

Cree Nation of Wemindji

Our ancestors depended upon traditional knowledge for survival, as they travelled our lands and waters to hunt and fish in all seasons. We know this land, and the land knows us. Today, we still respect the old ways and are still travelling, but now we...

Touring the Gaspé Peninsula – The History of an Epic Road Trip

Touring the Gaspé Peninsula – The History of an Epic Road Trip

Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens

Internationally renowned for the breathtaking scenery along its 885 km looping route that follows the coast, the Gaspé tour has been attracting visitors for over 90 years. Through period photos, personal accounts and newspaper clippings, discover the epic...

Times! Times! Times!

Times! Times! Times!

Placentia West Heritage Committee

"They’re havin’ a time” was an expression that stirred excitement and expectation among the people of Placentia West in Newfoundland. The custom of “havin’ a time” was often connected to special dates or milestone events, although its key...

Astonishing stories: Fishing in La Mauricie

Astonishing stories: Fishing in La Mauricie

Association des pourvoiries de la Mauricie

Discover a land and its 10,000 lakes and rivers through the history of fishing. This exhibition looks at the evolution of this activity in the Mauricie region, from the first Indigenous communities to today’s outfitters. You will also meet colourful...

From Tides to Tins: Salmon Canning in B.C.

From Tides to Tins: Salmon Canning in B.C.

Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

Discover over 200 BC salmon canneries! The long and complex history of salmon canning in British Columbia is as much about coastal communities, technological innovations and environmental changes as it is about bringing food to market. Follow each step of...

Gear up for Nature

Gear up for Nature

Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier

Use your powers of observation and your ingenuity to track down the evil D. Tritus! Your challenge: improve the design of your car using the principles of biomimicry. Let nature inspire you to boost the car’s performance. Meet Canadian experts in this...

Paleontology on Vancouver Island

Paleontology on Vancouver Island

Qualicum Beach Museum

Explore amazing fossil discoveries and paleontological research on Vancouver Island — including the Giant Ammonite, ancient Vancouver Island Trilobites, and Rosie the Ice Age Walrus. Guided by amateur paleontologist and exhibition curator Graham Beard,...

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