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  • October 10, 2017 Vimy–Beyond the Battle

    By: Graham Iddon


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    I was taken aback to discover that it was not about the battle at all but, rather, was about commemoration…
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • September 27, 2017 THE “BIG SIX”

    By: Graham Iddon


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    The necessity of creating and adopting these concepts becomes clear when one begins to get a sense of history’s downright frightening lack of objectivity.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • September 12, 2017 How’re We Doing So Far?

    By: Graham Iddon


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    It’s all good, and we couldn’t be happier with our first few weeks of business.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • August 28, 2017 Hey Doll

    By: Louise-Anne Laroche


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    As a visitor, I experienced a mixture of awe and incredulity: long showcases full of the same doll over and over, but each dressed differently or enjoying a different lifestyle.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • August 16, 2017 Gold! I Found Gold!

    By: Louise-Anne Laroche


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    Barkerville is the largest heritage site in western North America with 100 historical and 21 replica heritage buildings.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • August 2, 2017 Unpacking the Collection 6

    By: David Bergeron


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    In 1934 the Department of Finance invited Emanuel Hahn to submit a design for a silver dollar to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V’s reign.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection
  • July 18, 2017 A Dash Through the Imperial War Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


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    So, despite the known health risks, I rashly decided to “do” London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) in a single morning. It almost worked.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • July 11, 2017 Our Grand Opening…

    By: Graham Iddon


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    After four years of plans, worries, setbacks, successes and sheer hard work, the Bank of Canada Museum opened its doors—on Canada Day, right on schedule.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • June 30, 2017 C’mon In!

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    The ribbon has been cut, the doors unlocked and you just can’t imagine how glad we are to see you here at the Bank of Canada Museum. Welcome and thank you for celebrating with us on our grand opening day.
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  • June 28, 2017 July First, 2017: It’s Our Grand Opening!

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Situated as we are on the edge of the Parliamentary Precinct, there could be no better time to open our doors than when tens of thousands of festive Canadians are likely to be milling around.
    Content Type(s): Blog