For immediate release

June 13, 2012

Bill Mason: Canadian Canoeing Legend

OTTAWA, June 13, 2012 – The Canada Science and Technology Museum will officially launch its new exhibition, "Bill Mason: Canadian Canoeing Legend", on June 14, 2012.

This exhibit presents for the first time the cameras and editing equipment of celebrated filmmaker and canoeist Bill Mason. Before his untimely death in 1988, the Academy award nominated filmmaker produced a string of iconic films that popularized canoe travel and presented a compelling vision of Canadian identity and of life lived in harmony with nature.

WHAT: Launch of the "Bill Mason: Canadian Canoeing Legend" exhibition

WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 2012; 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

WHERE: Canada Science and Technology Museum, 1867 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa




Olivier Bouffard
Media relations

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