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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. 

Baseball and beetles: Toronto Blue Jays slugger inspires name of new weevil species

A dramatic home run by former Toronto Blue Jays player Jose Bautista has inspired Dr. Bob Anderson to name a new species of beetle after him.

The Power of Nature in Our Lives

The Canadian Museum of Nature is supporting a national speaker series called Nature Talks about our everyday connection to nature.

Paying it forward through the Nature Inspiration Awards

Read how two recent winners, Ocean Tracking Network and Ungalli Clothing Inc., shared their prize to “pay it forward”. The Call for Nominations for the 2018 awards is now underway with a deadline of May 7.

Students flourish at the museum while learning to ‘handle with care’

Each year, the museum's scientists mentor students—from those getting their first experience in a lab, to Ph.D. candidates exploring detailed questions about natural history. Meet some of these scientists-in-training.