Appreciating our volunteers!


The Recreation Hall, decorated in Canada 150 red and white, was the scene of a lively gathering of volunteers.  Vice President Myrna thanked all the volunteers for their contributions to the Museum this summer.  We couldn’t operate without our wonderful volunteers. Special guests included former board members and Parks Canada staff. Special recognition went to long time Board Members Herve … Read More

ChrisAppreciating our volunteers!

Lucky Canada 150 Kayak Winner!


The lucky winner of the beautiful Canada 150 kayak is Grant Marshak from Saskatoon.  Congratulations, Grant! Tickets sold out so early this year  that the draw was made at Heritage Day on Saturday, August 12. Thanks to everyone who supported the Museum by purchasing raffle tickets.

ChrisLucky Canada 150 Kayak Winner!

***Bingo DATE CHANGE***

Bingo card

Bingo moves from Wednesday,  August 9 to Friday, August 11 for this one time only.  All other details remain the same:  Terrace Gardens, 7:30 (doors open at 6:50)

Chris***Bingo DATE CHANGE***

Old Fashioned Fun for all! Saturday, August 12 10:30 – 1:00

2 Poster 2017 Heritage Day

Our annual Heritage Day activities vary over the years but are always a good time.  Please drop around to celebrate our history with us for FREE! See the attached poster for details about this year’s activities. Special guest, Metis painter, film maker, author, and teacher, Leah Doiron will be joining us.  Visit her website at to see the kind … Read More

ChrisOld Fashioned Fun for all! Saturday, August 12 10:30 – 1:00

Annual General Meeting – You’re Invited!


We are proud of our accomplishments in the last year and would like to tell you about them.  You are welcome to attend our AGM from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2017 at the Waskesiu Lake Lodge.

ChrisAnnual General Meeting – You’re Invited!

Designing Cowichan Sweaters


This family from Lumsden included the Waskesiu Heritage Museum in their visit to Prince Albert National Park. Our Curator Chris enjoyed chatting with the kids about Cowichan sweaters made by  Coast Salish knitters.  The kids each designed their own sweater on paper.  We are proud to have a selection of awesome sweaters done by young visitors during the Children’s Festival … Read More

ChrisDesigning Cowichan Sweaters

Where are you hiding today Chopper?


Chopper the Beaver is the great-great-great-great grandson of Grey Owl’s beaver, Rawhide and Jellyroll.  He hangs out at the museum but loves to play hide and seek.  Visit Britney and Victoria in the shack tent to meet our friend Chopper.  They will give you a clue to help you find where Chopper is hiding today.  Come back as often as … Read More

ChrisWhere are you hiding today Chopper?

Tickets selling like hotcakes!


Tickets on our beautiful, one-of-a-kind Canada 150 kayak are selling like hotcakes.  Like the hotcakes we will be serving up at the annual Three Island Paddle and Music Festival on July 22 at the Heart Lakes.  Get your tickets (3 for $5) and hotcakes while they’re hot!

ChrisTickets selling like hotcakes!

You’re welcome at Wednesday Bingo!


Grab a friend and come to Terrace Gardens for Bingo each Wednesday evening.  Doors open at 6:50 with Bingo starting at 7:30.  Cold drinks and treats available. Proceeds from Bingo help pay our summer staff.  Thanks for your support!

ChrisYou’re welcome at Wednesday Bingo!