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Annual Report 2019–2020


Donors and Sponsors

Thank You for Your Support

The Museum is extremely grateful for the generous contributions of donors, and for investments made by its corporate sponsors. The support of donors and sponsors is instrumental in helping to achieve goals related to exhibitions, programming and collections development, at both the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum.

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Donations and Pledges

The following donors and sponsors have made financial donations of more than $1,000, or pledge instalments for major gifts, during the fiscal year. The category in which each donor is listed reflects the value of the gift or pledge instalment received during the 2019–2020 fiscal year and does not represent the total gift generously offered to the Museum.


Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund
The Fredrik Eaton Family
Margaret and Jim Fleck
Friends of the Canadian War Museum
RBC Foundation
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
The Wilson Foundation

$10,000 to $99,999

The Azrieli Foundation
BCU Foundation
Arthur B. C. Drache, C.M., Q.C. and Judy Young Drache
HCol (Ret’d) Brian Hastings
HCol Stanley A. Milner
TD Bank Group

$1,000 to $9,999

John Anderson
Karen and Bill Barnett
Raymond and Audrey Beaulieu
The British Columbia Regiment (D.C.O.) Association Charitable Trust
Dr. Frederick J. Brooks-Hill
P. E. Bryden
Sterling Conrad
Dawne Deeley
Maurice Dupasquier
Rick and Pam Ferrell
Scott Fraser
Elinor Gill Ratcliffe, C.M., O.N.L., LL.D. (hc)
Walter Gorecki
R. Allan Gould
Vanda Incretolli
IODE Walter Baker Chapter
Jackman Foundation
Geoffrey P. Joyner
Paul Kavanagh
Litens Automotive Group
Norbert J. Logan
Lower Canada College
Paul MacPherson
Sylvie and Peter Madely
Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries
The Honourable René J. Marin, C.M., O.M.M., Kt.St., CD (QC), JD LLd (Hon) and Mrs. Thérèse B. Marin, RN, OS.J.
Laurie R. McLean
Yasmine Mingay
Ann R. Mooney
Bill and Doreen Motz
Nesbitt Family
David and Patricia Noakes
Dean F. Oliver
Janice, Caroline, Patrick and Mark O’Neill
Jennifer Pereira and Kurt Soucy
Ridley College
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 32, Nipigon
Don and Jean Rutherford
Donald Rutherford
John and Donna Schwartzburg
John N. Tilley
Second Lieutenant Richard Iorweth Thorman, R.C.A.
Laurier Turgeon
Chrissie Unterhoffer
W. A. Waselovich
Donna Lee and J. W. Zaleski
Anonymous donors (2)

Legacy Circle

We are proud to acknowledge and thank the following individuals for providing a future gift to the Museum through a bequest, a gift of life insurance or other planned giving arrangement.

J. L. Granatstein
Col (Ret’d) Jarrott W. Holtzhauer
Ernest Howard
Geoffrey P. Joyner
Paul Kavanagh
General Paul Manson
The Honourable René J. Marin, C.M., O.M.M., Kt.St., CD (QC), JD LLd (Hon) and Mrs. Thérèse B. Marin, RN, OS.J.
Ann R. Mooney
John and Donna Schwartzburg
Ljubica Stonjanovic
Second Lieutenant Richard Iorweth Thorman, R.C.A.

Artifact Donors

These individuals and organizations have chosen to be recognized for their artifact donations this year. Their generous donations represent a remarkable acknowledgement of the value of our shared history, culture and identity.

Don Ablett
Kelly L. Adams
Roy Allen
The Biroh Family
Donald Bull and Family
Théatre de l’avant-pays Collection
Estate of Frances Gage
Richard Gateman
Jeffrey, Anna, Thomas and Emma Goudie
Elizabeth Hardin
Shirley E. Lancaster Hobden
Hon. Serge Joyal, C.P.
John M. Kelly
Hon. Marjory LeBreton, P.C. and Kathleen (Kay) Stanley
Byrn Livingstone
Steve Marissink
The Family of Stoker Petty Officer William John Keith McCormick
Nancy Morris
Hazel Morton
Family of Charles Millar Paradis
Elizabeth J. Powers
Christine Pryde
Margaret A. Samsoondar
Stephen Schaenfield
Sandra Smith
Elaine (Joyce) Taylor
Lorraine Tomkewich (née Klassen)
Louise Walker
Doug Ward