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President's Reflections on 2019

Museum president Meg Beckel considers how staff contributed to each component of the museum's mission.

Museums, digitization, climate knowledge: priorities for new Minister of Canadian Heritage

The priorities of the newly appointed Minister of Canadian Heritage, as defined in the Ministerial mandate letter, highlight the critical role museums play in providing access and enabling scientific literacy for Canadians.


Can Biodiversity Science Change the World?

The museum’s Vice-President, Dr. Mark Graham, recently attended the Biodiversity Next conference in the Netherlands. In this story, he reflects on the importance of sharing biodiversity data.

A welcome and a fond farewell mark changes to the Museum’s Board of Trustees

The museum  is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Trustees With their arrival, the museum also bids farewell to Board vice-chair Nicholas Offord. 

New species described in 2018 by museum scientists

Enjoy this slide show with some new species described by our researchers in 2018

Book about Arctic fishes receives award for outstanding reference of the year

Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada, co-written by fish scientists at the museum, has received the Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference of the year from the American Library Association. 


President's Reflections on 2018

President and CEO, Meg Beckel, reflects on 2018.

Museum's new Arctic Gallery Designated an Ontario Signature Experience

The museum's Canada Goose Arctic Gallery has received a special tourism recognition from Destination Ontario. 

Our Nature Boutique

Find delightful, nature-inspired gifts for everyone at our Nature Boutique.