August 28, 2017 Hey Doll
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.
August 16, 2017 Gold! I Found Gold!
Barkerville is the largest heritage site in western North America with 100 historical and 21 replica heritage buildings.
August 2, 2017 Unpacking the Collection 6
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.
July 18, 2017 A Dash Through the Imperial War Museum
So, despite the known health risks, I rashly decided to “do” London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) in a single morning. It almost worked.
July 11, 2017 Our Grand Opening…
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.