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4th Annual Holiday Gift & Craft Show

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will once again host more than 100 vendors showing their talents and gift ware items for our 4th Annual Holiday Gift & Craft Show Join us Saturday November 5th  and Sunday November 6th , 2016 There will be different vendors on each [...]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles Fund raising event cancelled

To friends of the Bushplane Musuem and Searchmont Station, the Pasta Dinner scheduled for October 19, 2016 has been cancelled due to ticket sales.  For those that purchased tickets, please return for a full refund. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank-you for your continue [...]

Fall/Winter hours begin

Happy Thanksgiving. We are cosed on Thanksgiving Day, October 10, 2016. Fall & Winter hours are now in effect until May 20, 2017 We are now open daily 10 am to 4 pm We will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day 2016 Good Friday, April 14, 2017

21st Annual Bushplane Days Festival

Get ready for 2 action packed days at the Bushplane Museum! September 17 & 18, 2016 Fun for the whole family! 9 am- 5 pm Special Event pricing! General admission   $5   Children 6-12   $2  Children 5 and under free   Meet & G [...]

Plane from the movie Blake donated to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

Do you remember the film "Blake" by Bill Mason?. Take 19 mins to watch it for free https://www.nfb.ca/film/blake/ because it's our Cdn heritage. An American, Andy thinks the film "Blake" is wonderful. Andy noticed the plane starring in the movie was for sale in [...]

Youth Artists Callout for the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Project

It's time for the unveiling!         Helping Create Youth Change Makers In Algoma Krista Bissiallon, formerly Urban Indigenous Youth for Change, Project Assistant (SEE/NORDIK),  has landed an influential job to help youth in the Algoma regio [...]

Expedia.ca Features the Bushplane Cente in 9 Must see stops!

Expedia.ca travelled to Sault Ste. Marie for an overnight stay and enjoyed a trip to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre.  We are very proud of our Museum 9 Must-See Stops on an Ontario Road Trip https://travelblog.expedia.ca/9-must-see-stops-ontario-road-trip/

Algoma Aviation Week, August 8-14, 2016

  Announcement Algoma Aviation Week is a gathering of aviation enthusiasts, veterans and families that will take place at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport. The event is organized by COPA Flight 66 and the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation. It will take place from A [...]

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Visits the Bushplane Museum

 The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, OC, Ont ,29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Representative of Her Majesty The Queen, was in  Sault Ste Marie as part of her northern ON tour on July 27, 2016 Her honour and Sault Ste. Marie Mayor, Christian Provenzano, joined the [...]

St Mary's River Run Kayak Races come to the Bushplane Centre

St Mary's River Run Kayak Races begin at 9 am on July 23, 2016 on the waterfront of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Hosted by Sault Search & Rescue. All races start and finish at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Adults 5 km Children (under 14) 2.5 km Fas [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Wins Parade Award

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre once again participated in the Rotary Community Day Parade. This years theme for the 95th annual parade was 'Saturday Morning At The Movies'. The Bushplane volunteers and staff were excited to wiin1st prize non-professional with our s [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Receives Best of the Lakes Award

A message from Lake Superior Magazine...Bushplane Days Festival receives award!! The staff and volunteers at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre  have earned one of Lake Superior Magazine’s annual Best of the Lake awards. Our Lake Superior Magazine readers and online fo [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Receives Trip Advisor's Award of Excellence 2016

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada.  June 30, 2016 – The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre is proud to announce we have received the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for 2016. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned gr [...]

Big Bike for Heart & Stroke comes to the Bushplane Centre

The Big Bike fore heart & Stroke comes to Sault Ste. Marie from May 24-27, 2016 Teams of 29 riders will be raising money for our local Heart & Stroke foundation and will get to enjoy their experience even more as they ride through the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on th [...]

Roberta Bondar reviews her life with Soo Today's Jasmyn Rowley

Dr. Roberta Bondar was in Sault Ste. Marie on Friday May 13, 2016 for the ribbon cutting of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre and the 155 Air Cadet Squadron's, Dr. Roberta Bondar Air Cadet Training Program. Jasmyn Rowley spoke to Dr. Bondar about her life and accomplishments. [...]

Aircraft Maintenance Program to begin at the Bushplane Centre

  Aircraft Maintenance Program to begin at the Bushplane Centre MR 16.001CBHC         May 09,2016 SAULT STE MARIE, Ont - The 155 Air Cadet Sqn. are pleased to announce their Aircraft Maintenance Project which is a partnership with the Ca [...]

Union Gas donates $2000.00 to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

UNION GAS SUPPORTS EDUCATION PROGRAMS COURTESY OF A $2,000 GRANT TO CANADIAN BUSHPLANE HERITAGE CENTRE Sault Ste. Marie, ON, April 22, 2016 – Union Gas helps support flight-themed educational programs courtesy of a $2,000 grant awarded to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre [...]

Local Author, John H. Gearey, writes about Adventure

Local author,  John H. Gearey, autographs his new books, North of the Soo and East of Superior.  Great stories about True Wilderness Adventure. In the photogrpah Retail manager, Donna Barill talks with Mr. Gearey about his adventures.  Books are now on sale in the Canad [...]

2016 Bridal Expo

Save the Date! Sault Ste. Marie's Bridal Expo in support of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre WEDDING, HONEYMOON, HOME Wednesday April 13, 2016 5:30 pm to 9 pm A hollywood event partnered with 75 of Sault Ste. Marie's top wedding professionals

Hangar After Dark, Shaken & Stirred

Save the Date! Join us for our adult science night, 'Hangar After Dark, Shaken & Stirred' with a James Bond Theme! Friday April 29, 2016 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Watch for further details This is a LLBO  licenced event

Festival of Beer

GETTING BETTER The Festival of Beer – "The Next Kegeration" is coming this April with force. The fifth instalment of this hugely popular event will happen on April 23rd and we are bringing you even more amazing breweries and beers this year. This event is a must on ever [...]

West Side Story Feb 24-27, 2016

A Live Theatrical Experience! Shot in the Dark Productions present West Side Story at the Bushplane Museum Shot in the Dark Productions   Tickets are now available for West Side Story at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. $25 for adults, $20 for students/seniors/groups o [...]

Ready For Takeoff! Family Day Fun

Join us for our Ready For Takeoff, Family Day Fun Monday February 15, 2016 10 am- 4 pm 1/2 price admission Special guest appearances: Princesses by Kassandra; from Frozen, Elsa and Anna Chopper the Bushplane Beaver Terry the Traumasaurus Mr. Bon Soo Games, crafts, demo [...]

Algoma Power Inc supports the Bushplane Centre

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre gratefully acknowledges the donation from Algoma Power Inc. of $3,000 that was received on December 31, 2015. The Bushplane Centre enjoyed an excellent year in 2015, stated Executive Director Mike Delfre. This donation put the cherry on top at the e [...]

Robert Burns Dinner & Ceilidh

A Night Filled with Food, Music, and Dance! A Traditiional Family Celebration of the Scottish Poet Robert Burns.! Adults: $35 Children 5-10 years: $28 Children 4 and under: FREE Menu: Soup, Pasta, Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Haggis Vegetables, Bread, Dessert, Coffee & Tea S [...]

Holiday Hours at the Bushplane Centre

The staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone from far and wide a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.  We are open 10-2 December 24th Closed December 25th & 26th Closed January 1, 2016 All other days we are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We look forward to seeing yo [...]

Great gifts for Christmas

Unique gift for that special person.  Come in to the Bushplane Centre gift shop and see the new collection of books, clothing, toys and more! Aviation Sweatshirts, Outerwear, T-shirts, Shirts, Hats in adult and children's sizes. Exclusive CBHC Sweatshirts, Outerwear, T-sh [...]

Bushplane's Annual Holdiay Gift & Craft Show returns for 2 days in 2015

    The largest Holiday Gift & Craft Show in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario returns in 2015 as a 2 day show.   The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will once again host more than 100 vendors showing their talents and gift ware items on Saturday Novembe [...]

Paint Nite in Support of the Bushplane

Join us on Tuesday November 17, 2015 for our own special Paint Nite You will be painting a unique picture and supporting The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. Limited to 60 painters so get your tickets early! Licenced under the LLBO. Snacks available click here to see more [...]

Canadian Ambasador to Finland visits

Charles Murto, Canada’s Ambassador to Finland, visited the Bushplane while in the Sault for the Ontario Finnish Resthome Association (OFRA) groundbreaking of Uusi Koti, the newest addition to OFRA’s growing campus. In the picture with Ambassador Murto is Raimo and Anne-Marie [...]

Seniors Wellness Fair to be held at the Bushplane Centre

It's new and exciting!! Join us on September 30th and October 1, 2015 for our Seniors Wellness Fair.  Registration is free but limited to 250 guests.  14 Exhibitors and 2 guest speakers. Call the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre at 705-945-6242 to register

Annual Java Jamboree to be post poned to 2016

To all our coffee lovers, our annual Java Jamboree, coffee tasting festival schedued for October 17th will be taking a short hiatus for 2015. Watch for the new and exciting Coffee Festival in 2016.

BUSHPLANE DAYS - Sept 19 & 20th,

It's official..look who is coming to Bushplane Days! Right from Marvel Comics, ANTMAN & SPIDERMAN. Also making an appearance is Elsa and Cinderella from Princess Parties by Kassandra!     Science North presents:   "Fun with Physics"  [...]

Ontario Visited Comes to the Bushplane

The team of Gary & Judi McWilliams, Ontario Festival Visited, made a stop in Sault Ste. Marie and the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre this summer.  They did a tour of our great attraction and also included us in this new game, Oh Canada eh! Game Check it out at: http://on [...]

Great Canadian Canoe Draw. Tickets now on sale!

Tickets on now on sale for the Great Canadian Canoe Draw.  You can win a 14 ft cedar strip canoe made by Ron Pellinen ($6000.00), 2 Grey Owl Paddles ($112.98) , $500.00 Gift Card to Pino's Get Fresh & a $500.00 Gift Card to Canadin Tire Gas Bar.  Total va [...]

20th Annual Bushplane Days

Get ready for 2 action packed days at the Bushplane Museum! Fun for the whole family! Crafts, games, train rides, barbeque. Princess Parites by Kasssandra with Elsa and Cinderella Balloon Magic Smokey Bear, Parka Beaver, Chopper the Bushplane Beaver       [...]

Restoration of the Fox Moth by John LaLonde

Long time volunteer at the Bushplane, John LaLonde, is putting the final touches on the Fox Moth. Restoration of the Fox Moth began 19 years ago by the late Dr. Ken Cheesman, a founding member of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY0UZu0-J [...]

City salutes the Bushplane Museum with a Flower Bed

In full bloom.. Thank-you  for the great display from the City of Sault Ste.Marie and the staff of Public Works and Transportation. The display is located on Bay Street in front of City Hall and across from Tim Hortons, and celebrates our more than 25 years as the Canadian Bushp [...]

Bushplane Centre presents Angela's Airplane in Rotary Parade

The 94th Annual Community Day Parade was held on Saturday July 18, 2015.  This years theme was Great Books, or books that were great for you!  The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre was proud to present, Robert Munsch's best seller, Angela's Airplane, a delight for many [...]

Wildlife Rescue Exhibits opens in Sault Ste. Marie

New exhibit opens at the Cambrian Mall, Tuesday July 21, 2015 in partnership with Science North, Algoma University, Sault College, Entomica, Invasive Species Centre, Natural Resources Canada-Canadian Forest Service, Sault Ste.Marie Innovation Centre and the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Ce [...]

In Memory of, Friend & Contributor of the Bushplane, Dr. Lewis Chow

It is with deep sadness we annouce the passing of our dear friend and Contributor of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, Dr. Lewis Hong Chow..  We proudly honour Dr. Lewis Hong Chow's accomplishments in an exhibit at the Museum.        &n [...]

4th Annual John Rowswell Hub Trail Festival

4TH ANNUAL JOHN ROWSWELL HUB TRAIL FESTIVAL Celebrate Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1st, taking part in the 4th Annual John Rowswell Hub Trail Festival. This is a free, family event that encourages everyone to Walk, Ride or Roll your way along the Hub Trail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dis [...]

TripAdvisor Award of Excellence 2015

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre is proud to announce we have been awarded the Certificate of Excellence for 2015. The Bushplane Museum has been recognized by our visitors as one of the very best in the business. This is the third year we have been presented with this prest [...]


Become a Junior Aviator! COPA for Kids aviation program provides a motivational aviation experience initiating young people to the science of flight. Flights are provided free of charge by COPA pilots to youth aged 8 to 17 wishing to become a Junior Aviator. Sign up now! www.copassm [...]

1st Graduates from Ontario Works Program honoured at ceremony at the Bushplane

The graduating class of the Building Maintenance and Construction Training Program in partnership with Ontario Works, Sault College, and the Bushplane Centre celebrated their 1st graduation on Friday May 22, 2015. On hand for the presentations were: Peter Maeumbaed,Employment Coordinator [...]

Mother's Day Celebration - May 10th

Join us for the Mother's Day Celebration at the Bushplane Museum May 10th Tickets now on sale in the lobby of the Bushplane   Serving: Rico's Lasagna & Meatballs Salad, Fresh Bread Strawberry Shortcake Metro Party Trays The entertainer meat Sandwiches Che [...]

Bushplane Centre to be part of the 1st Annual Science Festival

Science Festival Promo from Bushplane Productions on Vimeo. SciFest at Night: Come Fly With Us  19+ A unique event specifically designed for adults as a way to experience an intellectual evening out, exploring and interacting with science exhibits in a relaxed, social setting. [...]

Science Festival - April 30th

Science Festival April 30th Science Festival Promo from Bushplane Productions on Vimeo. The Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival will be happening from April 28 to May 2nd.  This new community event will be of interest to all ages Seven local community partners , as well as Sc [...]

BLING Among The Planes - May 3 12-4:00pm

"BLING AMONG THE PLANES" Silpada Designs Jewellery Show and Fundraiser Sunday, May 3, 2015 – Noon to 4:00 p.m. Door Prize Draw In conjunction with Hilary Evans, a local Silpada Designs Independent Representative, we are pleased to host a jewellery show and fundraiser [...]

Eat Algoma Comes to the Bushplane

Save the date and watch for details at www.eatalgoma.com  

Bridal Expo coming April 15th

wednesday, april 15th 5:30 - 9:00pm A Bridal Partners Event in support of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Sault Ste Marie's Largest Bridal Show for more info visit: http://bridalextravssm.weebly.com/

Social Entrepreneurship Evolution (SEE)

Bushplane Production featured in Social Entrepreneurship Evolution (SEE) series!   http://www.nordikinstitute.com/archives/1556

Copa Flight General Meeting

Copa Flight members will be meeting March 11, 2015 at the Canadian bushplane Heritage Centre at 7 p.m. For more information please contact Simone Baj (705) 254-8757 copaflight66@gmail.com Following meetings will be April 8, May 13, June 10 at 7 p.m. Copa flight For Kids will b [...]

4th Annual Ready for Take Off!

Save the date for our 4th Annual Ready For Take Off!  Family Day Activites. Monday February 16, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1/2 price admission Games, crafts and demonstrations all included for the day. Scavanger Hunt Reid's Martial Arts Demonstration Sault Roller [...]

Celebrating the Canadian Flag

The Canada flag turns 50 on Sunday February 15, 2015 Join us at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on Monday February 16, 2015 when we celebrate the flag turning 50 at our 4th Annual Family Day Celebration, Ready For Take Off! We have paper flags for everyone, pins for adul [...]

COPA Flight Reunion at the Bushplane February 4, 2015

  COPA Flight Reunion On February 4, Bush Plane will hold the first meeting to re-establish COPA Flight 66 in Sault Ste. Marie. There will be a round table discussion aimed to define the structure, the people involved and the main objectives of the association COPA Flight 66. [...]

Evening of Romance, Valentine's Dance

Tickets now on sale for Evening of Romance, Valentine's Dance Enjoy dancing the night away to "Midway" Cash Bar. Reserved tables for 6 or more Light menu will be available Door Prize Ticket on sale in the lobby of the Bushplane Museum. $15.00 per ticket

Coffee Break for Alzheimer Society

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre hosted our 4th Coffee Break in support of our local Alzheimer Scoiety, Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma. The White Pines field School Students along with teacher Helen Dahl provided baking and service to our guests.  Bea Fioramanti, Resou [...]

Alzheimer Coffee Break At the Bushplane

January is Alzheimer's Awareness month! Join the staff and volunteers at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre   Thursday January 15, 2015 for our Annual Coffee Break Coffee and treats will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make your coffee count Donations in support t [...]

Algoma Festival Choir - Dec 5th

 Algoma Festival Choir December 5th.

Events happening at the Bushplane in 2015

Coming to the Bushplane in 2015 February 16:   4th Annual, Ready For Take Off, Family Day Fun.  A fun day for the whole family.  Admission is 1/2 price for the day which includes  a scavanger hunt, crafts, games,demonstrations and more.  Local mascots will be o [...]

Algoma Festival Choir

Do you hear what I hear? Algoma Festival Choir. Dec 06 7:30pm

Save the date! 3rd Annual Java Jamboree set for October 17, 2015

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will be hosting the 3rd Annual Java Jamboree, Coffee Tasting Festival on Saturday October 17, 2015 from 9 am to 2 pm Enjoy fresh roasted coffee an tea from around the world. Door prizes Watch for updates      

Coffee Festival - Oct 17th

Coffee Festival October 17th

Large door prize to be won at 2nd Annual Holiday Gift & Craft Show

100 vendors selling their crafts, artwork and gifts Admission by donation to the Bushplane Museum. Concession open with drinks and snacks (light lunch) Large door prize valued at more than $1000.00 Door prizes included: $25.00 gift card from Pita Pit Ssm Wash,cut & style from Me [...]

2nd Annual Holiday Gift & Craft show

Join us on Saturday November 8, 2014  For the 2nd Annual Holiday Gift & Craft show 10 am- 5pm 100 local artists, artisans and crafters and gifters will be selling their products. Canteen open with food and drinks. Admission by donation in support of the Canad [...]

Festival of Trees

Lung Association Festival of Trees Nov 20th  

Zombi Walk comes to the Bushplane October 25, 2014

Brains down Bay (October 23, 2014: Sault Ste. Marie, ON) The Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District and the Soup Kitchen Community Centre invite you to crawl, shamble, drag, lurch and walk with your fellow zombies and resistance in the Sault’s downtown streets (Bay St, Br [...]

Fall & Winter Hours

Our fall and winter hours are now in effect at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre We are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from October 12, 2015 to May 15, 2015 We will be closed on December 25, 26 and January 1, 2015 Hope to see you soon!

2nd Annual Java Jamboree, Coffee Tasting Festival!

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre proudly presents:  The 2nd Annual Java Jamboree, Coffee Tasting Festival,   Saturday October 18, 2014 9 am to 2 pm Tickets:  $12 includes a coffee mug + 5,  3 oz coffee coupons addition coupons available for $ [...]

3rd Annual Great Canadian Canoe Raffle Winner Announced

  Congratulation to Chad Gurevitch ticket # 1238 Winner drawn on September 22, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. by Executive Director, Mike Delfre  Pictured is:   Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions, Chad Gurevitch-raffle winner, Ron & Henrietta Pelli [...]

Culture Days at the Bushplane!

Join us in the lobby of the Bushplane Centre for our salute to Culture Days! Friday September 26, 2014 9 am - 12 pm:   Enjoy a sampling of coffee from Superior Coffee Roasting Company.  Ron Kurnik, owner, will be on hand to talk about the coffee as well as our 2n [...]

19th Annual Bushplane Days Festival

Saturday and Sunday is 2 fun packed days from 9am-5 pm for the whole family. Saturday September 20, 2014 Special Guest:  Spiderman 10-4 Midway Band 2-4 Science North Caravan 9-5 Equipment World's Playground 9-5 Balloon Magic 1-3 Model Train Rides 9-5 Model Planes, [...]

CBHC earns Lake Superior Magazine’s annual Best of the Lake award.

The readers of Lake Superior Magazine have named Canadian Bushplane Heritage Museum among the Best Art Gallery/Museums for 2014. The August/September issue of the magazine is being delivered to our subscribers and to newsstands around the Lake, North America – to all 50 U.S. stat [...]

Bushplane Centre Rides for Heart & Stroke

The Bushplane Eager Beaver rode the Big Bike for Heart & Stroke on Tuesday May 27, 2014.  The team consisted of Bushplane staff, volunteers, friends, students from the White Pines Field School, staff from OAHSSC and Chopper the Bushplane Beaver  We raised $1140.00 for [...]

6th Annual Mother's Day Celebration

Join us on Sunday May 11, 2014 for our 6th Annual Mother's Day Celebration All Mothers Receive a Gift! Lunch Buffet from 11:30-1:30  Musical entertainment from 11:30-2 featuring: Doug Cousineau 11:30-12:30 Ken Suriano 12:30-1:30 Case's Music Girls Vocal Ensemb [...]

Bridal Expo comes to the Bushplane Centre

Join us on Wednesday April 9, 2014 for the 4th Annual Bridal Extravaganza Doors open at 5:00 p.m.  Show starts at 5:30 p.m.

Festival of Beer Returns to the Bushplane

Steve Alexander and Loplops presents: Festival of Beer The Trilogy Saturday April 26th, 2014 1-7 p.m. Tickets are $28   Availalbe at: Loplops ( 651 Queen St. E.) www.loplops.com Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre lobby  

"An Evening of Romance"

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre presents:  "An Evening of Romance" Friday February 14, 2014 Cocktails 6 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m., Dance 8 p.m. $75.00 per couple Catered by Rico's Catering includes:  Cheese Ravioli in a Vodka Sauce, Garden Mixed G [...]

3rd Annual Ready for Take Off, Family Day Activities

 Join us for a day of fun Monday February 17, 2014 Ready for Take Off, Family Day Fun.   1/2 price admission, games and crafts, demonstrations,special guests and so much more!  Reid's Martial Arts Demonstrations Soo (Aircraft) Modelers display with fl [...]

Bon Soo

Join us at the Bushplane.. Saturday Feb. 8 from 1-3 for the BON SOO FAMILY DANCE WITH ALGOMATRAD, 7 PM FOR Mustang Sally celebrates the music of Glee Sunday Feb. 9 from noon to 4 for Walmart's Bon Tots, Sunday-Funday. Our concession will be open with food, snack and beverages. [...]

2014 Catalogue Launch ParTEA for My Steeped Tea comes to the Bushplane

  Kathryn Parr Sousa will be supporting the Canadian Bushplane with the help of her 2014 Catalogue Launch ParTEA for My Steeped Tea Join us Sunday February 2, 2014 at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the sales at this event will be donated back to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Cen [...]

Planes, Trains & AUTOMOBILES

MAITLAND FORD PRE-OWNED CENTRE has moved their used vehicle inventory undoors to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre starting Monday January 6, 2014.  It's hard to buy a used vehicle in the winter when they are all covered in snow.  Visit the Bushplane Centre where you c [...]

Canadian Bushplane supports Alzheimer Society

Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotion Coordinator at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre presents Bea Fiormanti, Resource Development Coordinator for the Alzheimer Society of Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District with a funds raised with our Alzheimer Coffee Break. Included in the [...]


Nov. 20, 2013 CONTACT: Andrea Stass Phone: 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490 UNION GAS HELPS STUDENTS DISCOVER AND LEARN $2,500 grant to help add a little excitement to schools curriculum Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Union Gas is helping Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre offer quality e [...]

1st Annual Holiday Gift & Craft Show

Saturday November 9, 2013 The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will host: A Holiday Craft & Gift Show 11 am -3 pm MORE THAN 80 VENDORS Admission is by donation to the Bushplane Centre All crafters, wood workers, Jewellers, guilters, painters etc are welcome Proceeds in suppo [...]

Investor's Group Presents, JAMES CASE & THE ACES

Investors Group Presents: JAMES CASE & THE ACES Holiday Party A night filled with Big Band Music from the 40s, 50s,60, and Beyond! Hosted by Master Illusionist, Ryan McFlaring Saturday November 23rd, 2013 at 8 pm Door open at 7 p.m. Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre [...]

Java Jamboree, Coffee Tasting Festival, is at the Bushplane!

Bushplane's Java Jamboree, Coffee Tasting Festival: Date: Saturday, October 19 Time: 8 am- 12 noon Admission:          $18.00   (patrons receive a souvenir coffee cup and 5 coupons for 3 oz samples of coffee/tea) Tickets [...]

18th Annual Bushplane Days becomes a 3 day Festival

The 18th Annual Bushplane Days Festival will start with a special evening on Friday September 20, 2013. Robin Gallo, a long time performer in the Orlando scene, including Downtown Disney, will be performing at 8 pm. Robin will be featured as Reba McEntire. www.youtube.com/wa [...]

18th Annual Busplane Days

September 20 to 22nd, 2013

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre hosts Arts Councils

The Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District enjoyed a success full day at the Bushplane Centre for Art In The Parking Lot.  Many local artists were on hand with a great display of local talent from art work to crafts.  Local musicians performed also.  The show reac [...]

Downtown Street Party

Thursday July 18, 2013, the dowtown association once again had their annual Dowtown Days.  Queen street was closed from Pim Street to Dennis Street.  There was fun and music on every block.  The Bushplane Centre was invited to participate and enjoyed meeting up with many S [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Wins First Prize in Rotary Parade

The Bushplane Centre particpated in the 91st Rotary Community Day Parade. Theme for the parade was Sports Dreams Come True.  The Centre won 1st place non-professional with their sports dream of a fly in fishing trip and catching the big one! Thank-you to Rotary for this wonde [...]

Put a Lid on it!

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre and Tupperware Canada presents "Put a Lid on it"! Tuesday July 23, 2013 Tupperware Canada along with JoAnn Varcoe, takes pride in helping a worthy cause by donating 40% of all sales towards the Bushplane Centre from their eco- [...]

Bushplane Musical Madness II

HAGGITH is pleased to be hosting the second annual Bushplane Musical Madness fundraising concert at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario! We have finalized this year's roster, and are pleased to announce we've got the best acts in town all prepar [...]

Ride for Sight comes to the Bushplane Centre

About Ride for Sight Ride for Sight is the longest running motorcycle charity fundraiser in Canada; the first ride began in 1979 in Central Ontario. Each regional Ride has its own unique features. Annual Ride for Sight weekend celebration events are supported in part by generous corpor [...]

Bushplane Centre participates in the Kidz Summer Festival

Sunday June 23, 2013 the Bushplane Heritage Centre particpated in the 7th Annual Kidz Summer Safety Festival.  “Children have been learning about safety all year at school and the Festival is to give them one more reminder to play safe during the summer so that eve [...]

Arch Walk - Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge

A walk up the arch of the International Bridge between the two Sault's with staff from the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. Also with a lot of professional guidance from the bridge personnel.... view youtube video

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Supports Camp Day for Tim Horton's

On Wednesday June 5, 2013, Chopper, the Bushplane Beaver, went to 2 local Tim Hortons to help them raise money for their Childrens Camp Day. Chopper was on hand to greet the many people who came out to support their cause and was also seen helping serve the coffee.. Chopper is the ma [...]

Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

The Volunteer Service Awards were held on Friday May 10, 2013.  The province of Ontario presented a lapel pin and certificate in recognition of their commitment and dedication to members of the Canadian Bushplane Heritge Centre.  Receiving their awards this year were: &nbs [...]

Bushplane Centre supports the Heart & Stroke

Tuesday May 28, 2013 the Bushplane Eager Beavers once again rode the Big Bike in support of our local Heart & Stroke. The weather was cloudy and chilly but it did not dampen our spirits are we raised $1310.00 Our Mascot, Chopper, took a ride with the team as well! &nb [...]

Wedding season at the Bushplane has begun!

The wedding season is upon us and the magic has begun. If you are looking for a unique venue for you ceremony and reception, come visit us at the Bushplane Centre * Endless possibilites for decorating. * Caterer of your choice * Day before free of charge *Indoor or outdoor ce [...]

Pic Mobert evacuees visit the Bushplane

Families evacuated from Pic Mobert First Nation, located 50 km east of Marthon, visit the Bushplane Museum for a little fun. Chopper joined them for juice and cookies. The last major flooding was in 1979 and 1994. We all hope their homes will be safe.

Great Canadian Canoe Draw Winner!

We are pleased to announce the Winner of the 2nd Great Canadian Canoe Raffle.  The draw was held in the lobby of the Bushplane Centre at 12:00 PM noon on MOnday May 13, 2013 by Mike Delfre, Executive Director The winner is :  K. McAleer, 198 Walnut Street, Sa [...]

5th Annual Mother's Day Luncheon

Join us for our 5th Annual Mother's Day Luncheon Sunday May 12, 2013 11:30-2:00 Adults $25, Kids 6-10 $12.50 Under 5 free All Mom's receive a mini bouquet of flowers from Thymely Affair Enjoy the music of Doug Cousineau while you dine and a performance by Jac [...]

3rd Annual Bridal Extravaganza

Bridal Extravaganza 2013 Expo  Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre  Wednesday April 10, 2013 Sault Ste. Marie's Largest Bridal Show makes a return apperance! This years' Expo is bigger yet!  *Live Fashion Models, *75 Vendor Booths, *Surprise Gues [...]

Festival of Beer returns to the Bushplane April 27 & 28, 2013

Steve Alexander, owner and operator of Loplops, will once again be hosting the 2nd Annual Festival of Beer at the Bushplane Centre Come out and taste beers in Sault Ste. Marie! This is the event that every beer lover has been waiting for. There will be 40-50 different brands of be [...]

March Break-A-Way

Looking for something to do over March Break? Join us at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, Monday March 11 to Friday March 15, 2013. Each day will feature a different craft or activity Daily Themes!   Monday-Spring Day, Tuesday-Plane Day Wednesday-Fire Fighter Da [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Recommended

Congratulations has been given to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre by the Lonely Planet. The Bushplane Centre has been included in the Recommended by Lonely Planet 2013 program through which they are recognizing the Bushplane Centre as the #1 destination attracti [...]

Ontario premier, Kathleen Wynne visits the Bushplane

Mike Delfre, Executive Director along with Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions Coordinator and Todd Fleet, Curator join Premier Kathleen Wynne Premier Kathleen Wynne and members of her cabinet toured and enjoyed a lunch at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on Fri [...]

National Aviation Day

Celebrate Canada's Air Transportation Safety, Strength and Success National Aviation Day Saturday February 23, 2013 visit www.tc.gc.ca/aviation-day Brochures and children's activity books available in the lobby of the Bushplane Centre

Bon Soo Comes to the Bushplane!

Three great events will be happening at the Bushplane in 2013   Walmart Bon Tots, Sunday Fun-Day  Sunday Feb. 3, 2013  Noon-4 pm $2.00 person Concession open with food and drinks!  Hot dogs, popcorn, chips, juice, pop, coffee and more!     ALG [...]


MONDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2013 JOIN US FOR OUR 2ND ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY READY FOR TAKEOFF! 10 AM- 4 PM 1/2 PRICE ADMISSION GAMES, CRAFTS, PRIZES, SCAVANGER HUNT AND MORE! Reid's Martial Arts Demonstrations 11 am-11:30 am & 2 pm -2:30 pm Presentations: “2013 may be [...]

StrollerFit Comes to the Bushplane Centre

Free! Physical Activity and Health Education Program for new Moms and Babies will be at the Bushplane Centre Tuesdays 10-11am & Thursdays 12:30-1:30 pm. To register please contact Lisa Maidra at 705-759-2554, ext 2629 or lisa.maidra@saultcollege.ca This is a Community H [...]

Case's Music Presents: Live at The Bushplane - December 22nd 8pm

Case's Music Presents: Live at the Canadian Bushplane HeritageCentre James Case & The Aces Featuring..The Bijou Burlesque Revue & Variety Show Saturday December 22, 2012  8:00pm  Doors open at 7:00pm Tickets $30.00 in Advance, $40.00 at the door   [...]

Bushplane Musical Madness

Mike Haggith, Jason Hwang and HAGGITH Present: A Bushplane Benefit! On Saturday November 24th, HAGGITH along with Sykotyk Rampage and The Suicide Kings will play at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre in Sault Ste Marie Ontario! Festivities will begin at 8:00PM and go likely unti [...]

Gordon Pinsent visits the Bushplane Centre

Gordon Pinsent, Canadian Actor, Writer and Director took time from his busy schedule to visit the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre.  Mr Pinsent narrated our award winning movie, Wildfires! A Firefighting Adventure in 3D Todd Fleet, curator and Edie Suriano, Marketing took Mr [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Receives Award

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre received the Marketing Award at the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce, 123rd Annual General Meeting & 2012 Awards Dinner.  Edie Suriano, Marketing & Promotions Coordinator received the award with CBHC President, Hugh MacDonald.&nb [...]

Author Gary Tracy Comes to the Bushplane Centre

Author Gary Tracy will be doing a reading and book signing on Thursday November 1, 2012 at 11 am Gary was orignally from Sault Ste. Marie and flew float planes in the Sault and Algoma.  He designs training programs for Canada's share in building the Douglas DC-10 airliner a [...]

17th Annual Bushplane Days Activities

Saturday September 22, 2012 9 am- 5 pm All Day Activities Ford's Drive One 4 UR Community-5 minute test drive with a Sault Steeler Science North Caravan in the Ranger Theatre MNR Smokey Bear/Fire Smart Display MNR Fire Crew demonstrations Steel Workers Inflatables [...]

Fall Fair-Customer Appreciation Event

Your invited by Kim Moreau, Pampered Chef consultant and the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre To the Fall Fair Customer Appreciation Event Wednesday September 5, 2012 Doors open at 7 pm Test the newest tools and taste delicious recipes. Door prizes drawn every 15 minute [...]

Bushplane Centre in Flight - Visitor Count Way Up

(August 2012 Media Release) Bushplane Centre in Flight Visitor Count Way Up—Now Building Regional Partnerships for the Future The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre is enjoying one of its best summers on record. Executive Director Mike Delfre reported to the Board at the August [...]

BUSHPLANE DAYS - Sept. 22 & 23rd, 2012

September 22 & 23rd at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre 9 am to 5 pm. MNR CL-415 waterbombing demonstration, MNR fire crew demos, FireSmart Display, Helicopter rides, Train Rides, Face painting, Carnival Games, Live Music, Spiderman [...]

Natural Spaces. Wild Places. Solo Art Show, July 4-31st

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will be hosting a solo art show and sale for Warren Peterson. Natural Spaces. Wild Places. The Landscape Art of Warren Peterson. The show will run from July 1-31, 2012. Opening night reception is Wednesday July 4th from 6 pm-9pm. Refreshments wi [...]

The Great Canadian Canoe Draw - Tickets availble until Sept 24

Tickets are now on sale for the Great Canadian Canoe Draw! Prize Package includes:  11ft chestnut lightweight canoe replica with custon made paddles built by Ron Pellinen Fishing equipment package from Joe's Sports $500 Canadian Tire gas card $500 Pino's G [...]

BRIDAL VISIONS will be soaring at the 2nd Annual Bridal EXPO.

Anyone planning a wedding from around the area will be flocking to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre for the 2nd annual Bridal Expo Extravaganza this Wednesday April 11th, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.  This is an opportunity for future brides to see what the community ha [...]

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