Rob Rondeau Shares Secrets of Titanic at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Media Release
April 7, 2016
Halifax, NS

Rob Rondeau Shares Secrets of Titanic at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is delighted to be hosting acclaimed marine archaeologist Rob Rondeau, as part of their Beneath the Waves Lecture Series. Join Mr. Rondeau on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. as he looks at the sinking of RMS Titanic and the ongoing efforts to preserve her artifacts and protect the wreck site.

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Pier 21 Welcomes Renowned Canadian Author Kim Thúy

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is delighted to be hosting award-winning author, Kim Thúy as part of their author reading series, Pier 21 Reads. On Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7 p.m., come hear renowned author Kim Thúy speak on themes of immigration and Canadian identity. Bringing her unique story and world view, the audience will learn from her first-hand experience as she shares her story and reads excerpts from her novel, 2015 Canada Reads winner Ru.

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Gear up for the 2016 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships with Perfect Landings at Pier 21

Discover the immigration stories behind some of Canada’s pioneering figure skaters, coaches and builders. Presented in partnership with Skate Canada, the temporary exhibition, Perfect Landings, expands on the thematic link between immigration and sport which is explored in the new Canadian Immigration Hall.

Perfect Landings will be on display at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 from January 16 to March 20, 2016. Visitors will learn more about luminary figures such as John Knebli, a talented craftsman who arrived at Pier 21 in 1930 and Ellen Burka, a Holocaust survivor who came to Canada in 1951 and went on to train some of the country’s best-known skaters including Toller Cranston.

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