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Hot Entertainment: Vancouver Maritime Museum

Vancouver Maritime Museum photo by KK Law

All Hands on Deck

There’s no need to walk the plank: landlubbers and sailors alike set sail for the Vancouver Maritime Museum in Vanier Park. The museum’s Chátwilh—Craft and Culture of the Squamish Canoe exhibit, opening Nov. 24, celebrates the canoe culture of the Squamish people.—Sheri Radford

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VANCOUVER MARITIME MUSEUM Discover the world of shipwrecks and explorers, visit Alcan Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre and see historic vessels in Heritage Harbour (year-round). Tu-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su 12-5 pm. $11, s/s $8.50, under 6 free, family $30. Exhibition: Chátwilh—Craft and Culture of the Squamish Canoe Learn about the rich culture of the Aboriginal people who first occupied this area, their removal from the land they called home, and the resilience of the culture that survives today (opens Nov 24). In Vanier Park, 1905 Ogden Ave. 604-257-8300. www.vancouvermaritime museum.com

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