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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,...

Created in Coaticook: One Town's Story of Ingenuity and Creativity

Created in Coaticook: One Town's Story of Ingenuity and Creativity

Beaulne Museum

Many people born or living in Coaticook are credited with important inventions in fields as diverse as energy, mechanics, the agri-food industry, health, recreation and culture. This exhibition explores some of their many feats of creativity and ingenuity,...

Retrospectacle: From Anne Langton Sketches to Digital Photography

Retrospectacle: From Anne Langton Sketches to Digital Photography

Maryboro Lodge — The Fenelon Museum

A single image can capture two centuries of landscape change. Retrospectacle features historical and contemporary photographs taken from the same vantage point. The images showcase Kawartha Lakes over the years, including the growth of villages, the...

Memories of ’42 – Stories of the Almonte Train Wreck

Memories of ’42 – Stories of the Almonte Train Wreck

North Lanark Historical Society

Explore one of the worst accidents in Canadian railway history through eyewitness and other firsthand accounts. Described by one survivor as “the night the war came to Almonte,” the collision of two trains on December 27, 1942, shaped not only the...

Photostories Canada

Photostories Canada

National Gallery of Canada

This searchable resource features more than 800 photostories, created between 1955 and 1971 by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). Combining text and photographs, each photographic essay presented a specific aspect of life in Canada. From mining to...

Crossing Cole Harbour: From Ferry to Dyke then Rail to Trail

Crossing Cole Harbour: From Ferry to Dyke then Rail to Trail

Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Explore the salt marsh of Cole Harbour, and the stories of those who have lived on and around it. First used by Indigenous peoples, then by European farmers, the marsh has long been a source of both sustenance and consternation. From hunting and fishing,...

Knee High by the First of July: Celebrating the Legacy of Corn in the District of Kent, British Columbia

Knee High by the First of July: Celebrating the Legacy of Corn in the District of Kent, British Columbia

The Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society

Over the past century, corn has become the cultural “stalk” of the community of Agassiz, British Columbia. For five generations, despite many challenges, farmers in the District of Kent have grown corn and hay to feed their dairy cattle. This exhibit...

Villa Les Rochers: Summer Residence of Sir John A. and Lady Agnes Macdonald

Villa Les Rochers: Summer Residence of Sir John A. and Lady Agnes Macdonald

Canadian Heritage of Quebec

Discover one of the best-kept secrets on the banks of the Saint Lawrence: Villa Les Rochers, Sir John A. Macdonald and Lady Agnes Macdonald’s summer residence. Canada’s first prime minister spent a lot of time at the villa between 1871 and 1890, but he...

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