Thousands of Canadians filled the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que. July 1 to inaugurate the museum’s new signature exhibition – the Canadian History Hall. Opening celebrations included colourful performances by more than 300 participants, showcasing the richness and diversity of the Canadian experience. Pictured, Mark O’Neill, president and CEO of the Canadian Museum of History, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Dr. James Fleck, chair of the board of trustees of the Canadian Museum of History and Graham Flack, Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage.
(photo credit/Canadian Museum of History)