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Don't miss these fun and educational events at the Canadian Canoe Museum

Check out these great fall events hosted by the Canadian Canoe Museum


Wipper Lecture with Sanford Osler 

Sunday Sept 14th, 2014, 1:00pm-4:00pm 

Explore the canoe's enduring significance in British Columbia with guest speaker Sanford Osler.  Sanford is a dyed-in-the-wool canoehead who is a good friend of the Museum.  Sanford's new book Canoe Crossings will be the highlight of the event. 

Admission: This is a Member's Only event and one of the perks of becoming a Canadian Canoe Museum Member.  If you are Museum Member please sign up for the event by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling the Museum directly. If you are not a Museum Member yet, don't dismay!  Individual memberships are $30 and can be purchased over the phone at 705.748.9153, online, in-person at the Museum.


1:00-2:00 Curator's Tour of Collections Center (aka Back Building)
2:15-3:15 Sanford Osler's presentation with Q&A
3:15-4:00 Reception with refreshments and book signing


Beaver Club Gala: A signature event of The Canoe Museum

Saturday Oct 18, 2014, 6:00pm   

As a special treat for 2014 Beaver Club Gala goers, we've got our own Ambassador at Large and much loved CBC broadcaster, Shelagh Rogers, adding her infectious energy to the mix.  And with her this year, trying something new, will be singer, songwriter, pilot and paddler, David Hadfield, who will be a wandering minstrel before dinner, mingling with his fellow voyageur, and who, like Les Stroud last year, will treat us to some stories and music after dinner as well. Learn more at

Special Guest Hosts: Shelagh Rogers and David Hadfield


Canoe Lake CSI with Roy MacGregor 

Thursday Nov 6th, 2014, 7:00pm

Canoe Lake CSI is an entrancing presentation of the Tom Thomson mystery and the effort of forensic experts to determine where the famous landscape painter's body lies. Author Roy MacGregor, who grew up with a direct family connection to the story, tells the tale—complete with extensive slides—of Tom Thomson's career, his mysterious death and the previously unknown tragedy of the young woman he left behind. 


Admission: Pay-what-you-can.  Tickets available at the door. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 705.748.9153.

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