The CBHC preserves and tells the story of Canada’s bushplane and forest fire protection heritage and
how it has shaped life in northern and remote parts of Canada. The CBHC collects, preserves,
exhibits and interprets a collection of bushplanes and related material and promotes public
understanding of their significance by offering quality presentations, education programs and visitor
experiences in a public museum facility. It also serves as a centre of research and information on
bushplane and forest fire fighting heritage.
Connecting people of all ages to Canada’s exciting bushplane and forest protection heritage in a
The CBHC values and believes in:
Authenticity: It is rooted in and strengthened by its firsthand connections to real places, people and things. Access: It provides the highest possible level of public access to aircraft while ensuring visitor safety and artifact preservation.
Quality: It adheres to professional standards of program design and delivery, consistent with a museum of national stature and world repute.
Volunteerism: It respects and appreciates the contributions and commitment of volunteers.