Museum of Civilization Ottawa

Canada's 150th Birthday, Brought To You By Big Oil

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

GATINEAU, Qc - Canada's 150th birthday is being brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.A $1-million sponsorship of the Cana...

The Museum of Canadian History and the Great White-Only North

Rachel Décoste | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

Why is it that in 2013, Canadians and foreigners alike still believe we are the Great White-(Only) North? Canada is boxed into a stereotype of snow, lumberjacks and igloos. No wonder foreigners think we're so boring! When I travel abroad, no one ever guesses I am as Canadian as poutine and beavertails.

A Bunch Of 'Middle-Aged White Guys'

CBC | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Politics

The Museum of Civilization wants the public to weigh in on what a history museum should contain, but the website it created to collect feedback is rai...

Harper, the Museum of Civilization Ain't Broke, so Don't Fix it

Rachel Décoste | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

Canada's most-visited museum, the Museum of Civilization, is a staple in the National Capital Region. It has garnered sustained interest from locals and foreigners alike with its exhibits showcasing the splendour of cultures and civilizations worldwide. In an abstruse move, the Harper government is announcing today that the beloved museum's mandate is being rebranded to focus solely on domestic history, while the overarching themes of military and monarchy -- sweetheart conservative subjects -- have been touted as guiding principles.

Museum Of Civilization To Become History

CBC | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Politics

The Canadian Museum of Civilization, the country's largest museum, will be rebranded as the Canadian Museum of History to reflect a focus on Canadian ...