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Flight From the Flames

Flight From the Flames

Salmon Arm Museum and Heritage Association

In the summer of 1998, a runaway forest fire near Silver Creek, BC forced 7,000 people from their homes. Relive this massive civil evacuation — the largest the province had yet seen — through this photographic account. This exhibit also shares some...

Forman Hawboldt – Inventor and Entrepreneur

Forman Hawboldt – Inventor and Entrepreneur

Chester Municipal Heritage Society

Forman Hawboldt (1876-1956) was an extraordinary inventor, entrepreneur and community builder with many enterprises and achievements to his credits. Find out how one man’s vision, ingenuity and perseverance shaped the future of the small community of...

Fish Stories

Fish Stories

Reford Gardens / Alexander Reford

This exhibition is a presentation of the Metis River and the remarkable history of fishing for salmon on the river. Many never before seen photographs and objects are explained with brief texts that tell the truth behind a few "fishing stories". Les Amis...

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Médiat-Muse

Take a pleasant stroll through Quebec’s soundscape and listen to the soundtrack of our lives. From nursery rhymes and pop music to the din of factories and the noise of video games, sounds form a backdrop to all of life’s moments, both big and small....

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Textile Museum of Canada

Become part of the Great Canadian Quilt. Produced by the Textile Museum of Canada in conjunction with local museums across the country, this exhibit showcases a rich and diverse array of handicrafts and folk art, reflecting their role in shaping the...

Land of Thundering Snow

Land of Thundering Snow

Revelstoke Museum and Archives

This virtual exhibit highlights the history of snow avalanches and their impact on people and nature in Canada, and reveals the secrets hidden within the stillness of the snowpack and the fury of a snow slide. Learn about heartbreaking avalanche tragedies,...

Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

Galt Museum & Archives

Nikkei Tapestry explores the history of four generations of Japanese Canadians in southern Alberta: the Issei, Nisei, Sansei, and Yonsei. This exhibit also includes the story of the Idosha who were relocated from the west coast of Canada during the Second...

Fort Odanak, 1704-1759 — The search for traces of a fortified Abenaki village

Fort Odanak, 1704-1759 — The search for traces of a fortified Abenaki village

Musée des Abénakis

Discover the history of Fort Odanak, an Abenaki fortified village built in 1704 on the Saint-François River. Relive the fascinating history of this Fort, unique in North America and learn about the conflicts that led Abenaki groups to settle at Odanak....

Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure

Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Gold wiggled its way into Nova Scotia about 500 million years ago and has continued to shape the landscape and lives of Nova Scotians ever since. Dig up the dirt on why gold is so captivating and how it came to exist in Nova Scotia. Discover what sparked...

A Mother's War

A Mother's War

Carbonear Museum

The title for this exhibit, "A Mother's War," came from the pages of Clara Hawker's diaries. These diaries were school exercise books in which Clara wrote of everyday events for her sons to read when they returned from the war. She became involved in the...

Tobacco: The Green Gold of the Bothwell Sand Plains

Tobacco: The Green Gold of the Bothwell Sand Plains

Bothwell-Zone Oil Museum

Bothwell, known for its dry-sandy soil, was a perfect candidate to grow this newly discovered "green gold". In the late 1800s, the Bothwell economy boomed due to the discovery of "black gold" – oil. But with the decline in the oil production, Bothwell's...

The Catholic Mission: The South of the North Pioneers

The Catholic Mission: The South of the North Pioneers

Heritage Park

For the past century, Fort McMurray has been a dynamic community. Starting out as a stop-over in the Athabasca riverway and growing into the flourishing region it is now, the city has experienced significant change. The Catholic Church played an important...

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