The first major display you see after entering is an exhibit of Inuit clothing and tools. It’s an excellent way to establish just what Franklin and other Europeans were really up against when they set out to explore Canada’s high Arctic in 1845.
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The Bank of Canada has unveiled a new bank note featuring Viola Desmond—the first woman, other than royalty, to be featured on a regular circulation Canadian bank note. This new bank note provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the concept of historical significance.
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