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Harper Government to Create the Canadian Museum of History

Department of Canadian Heritage Newsroom GATINEAU, October 16, 2012 The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the Harper Government’s intention to introduce legislation creating the Canadian Museum of History, the first in a series of measures on the road to Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. In order to achieve this, the Harper Government plans to introduce amendments to the Museums Act to change the name and mandate of the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Minister Moore made the announcement at the Canadian Museum of Civilization...

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Canada’s 150th Anniversary in 1917 Report for the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Report On the 24th of September the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage released a report on the 150th Anniversary celebration in 2017. The report outlines the preliminary research and recommendations on themes, artistic commissions, museum involvement and the use of social media. The full text can be accessed through the link...

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