Join tens of thousands of other Canadians on the slopes from January 12th to 18th for National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Week. It is certainly one of our most popular and exhilarating winter pastimes, with millions of visitors every year to Canada’s 100s of hills across all provinces (and one territory!).
This small teddy bear is one of the Museum’s best-known and most-cherished objects. A gift from his ten-year-old daughter, Aileen, the 12-centimetre tall bear accompanied Canadian Lieutenant Lawrence B. Rogers through much of the First World War.
The Forster dollhouse has been a long project in the making for the Forster family. For many of us, a dollhouse represents a toy; a child attempting to live momentarily in a grown-up world. Early dollhouses, however, were not intended to be played with in this way. Instead, they were often prized showpieces.