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Canadians’ favourite pastime



Canadians’ favourite pastime

Gatineau, Quebec, February 8, 2007 — On February 16, join Canadian Museum of Civilization curator Bianca Gendreau for a special visit of the Lace-Up: Canada’s Passion for Skating exhibition, presented until April 1, 2007. As you tour the exhibition, you will learn about the history of skating in Canada. After the tour, enjoy a cup of coffee and the opportunity to talk with Ms. Gendreau about the exhibition. Among all the sports that have become part of the Canadian cultural landscape, skating occupies a dominant place; come and find out why!

Coffee and Conversation: Canadians’ Favourite Pastime
Friday, February 16
1:30 p.m. (in French)
3 p.m. (in English)
Gallery D
Free with Museum admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187


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