Albertans Invited to Connect with Canada’s National Immigration Museum in Edmonton

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 will hold its Annual Public Meeting (APM) in Edmonton on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, 9820 - 107 Street, Edmonton. The public and media are welcome.

Hosting the APM in Edmonton allows the national museum to meet Canadians and newcomers who may not have the opportunity to visit onsite in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The public will have a chance to engage with members of the Museum’s board of trustees and its senior leadership team.

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New Temporary Exhibit at Pier 21 Commemorates 125th Anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is pleased to present Journey to Canada: Ukrainian Immigration 1891-1900. This temporary exhibit commemorates the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada.

The exhibit explores the events that led Ukrainians to leave their homes in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and their first experiences in western Canada. Many Ukrainians who immigrated to Canada came through Halifax.

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Make Canada Day a Historic One!

On Friday, July 1st celebrate Canada Day at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. The Museum is a must-visit venue to celebrate Canada. Join us for fun-filled activities for the entire family. Admission is free all day, so you can explore our new permanent exhibitions as well as our temporary exhibitions, Canada’s Titanic – Empress of Ireland and Canada’s Self Portrait.

From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., all are welcome to attend the official Citizenship Ceremony followed by our Multicultural Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair features live multicultural music, family friendly activities, crafting activities, sweet treats and much more!

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