Conversation with Bruce Macdonald

Conversation with Bruce Macdonald

This article is the first in a series about the VMM community written by Executive Director David Jordan.  As executive director of the Vancouver Maritime Museum, I’m always looking for ways to expand my maritime education. And there’s nothing like learning from...
Book Review: Split Tooth

Book Review: Split Tooth

This review is written by Dana Svitavsky.  Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq If you’re interested in coming-of-age stories that don’t shy away from heavy topics, you should check out Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq, a heartfelt narrative told in poetry and prose. The story...
Volunteer Spotlight: Ameen

Volunteer Spotlight: Ameen

Pirate name: Ahrrrrmeen People choose to volunteer at the VMM for many different reasons. Sometimes it’s chance. One of our most engaged volunteers, Ameen Kanji, heard about the volunteer opportunities at the Vancouver Maritime Museum from a friend at work. And he has...
Uku: Summer Camp Youth Volunteer

Uku: Summer Camp Youth Volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight “I volunteer at the Vancouver Maritime Museum because it is a fun work environment where I can challenge myself, meet new people and become a more experienced person.” –Uku Uku was one of the first summer camp youth volunteer team members. We...
How to Be an Ocean Friendly Traveller

How to Be an Ocean Friendly Traveller

If you like travelling to coastal places, you’re likely looking for ocean-friendly travel options. There are many ways you can reduce the impact of your visit to a beach, coastal city, or other seaside destination. Sustainable travel looks different depending on the...