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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 [...]

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  

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.

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 [...]

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. [...]

"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 [...]

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 [...]

UNION GAS HELPS STUDENTS DISCOVER AND LEARN AT THE BUSHPLANE

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 [...]

Media Development Project Comes to the Bushplane Centre

The CBHC welcomes Sault College’s First Class of Film Students and Partners with the OJCP The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre (CBHC) proudly welcomes 30 future filmmakers, from all across Ontario, who are enrolled in Sault College’s brand new, two year Digital Film Pro [...]

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 [...]

Northern Ontario Travel Spreads the word about Bushplane Days

September 20-22, 2013 See article

18th Annual Busplane Days

September 20 to 22nd, 2013

Job Opportunity, Media Development Coordinator, at the Bushplane Centre

JOB DESCRIPTION The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre is seeking 2 Media Development Coordinators. Job Title: Media Development Coordinator, CANADIAN BUSHPLANE HERITAGE CENTRE Reports To: Curator Job Purpose: Reporting to the Curator, the Media Development Coordinator is to coord [...]

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 [...]

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre display now at Legislative Building

Legislative Assembly of Ontario, second series of Community Exhibits Program, engage with the history of Ontario's diverse communities on a daily basis. Todd Fleet, curator at the Canadian Bushplane, was recognized for his work on the display which will be available for view [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hub Trail Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUB TRAIL FESTIVAL Celebrate Canada Day, Monday, July 1st, by discovering the John Rowswell Hub Trail. The Hub Trail Festival 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. Discover the H [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Happy Birthday Bushplane Museum

Thank-you everyone for the Birthday wishes and your support for the last 24 years. Our 25th year is going to be an exciting one with celebrations throughout the year!

Bushplane Centre looses a friend

Ken Lajambe , who pushed Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre to new heights died Thursday at Sault Area Hospital. “There's not too many things that Ken didn't have his hand in,” said George Mersereau, past chair of the bushplane museum's board of directors. Laj [...]

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

READY FOR TAKEOFF!

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bushplane Centre's Norseman celebrates 75 years!

Happy Birthday, Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre's Noorduyn Norseman celebrating 75 years. Our Norseman built January 15, 1938 had a long successful career all across Canada until its final flight into the Bushplane Mueseum 60 years later where it is preserved as the oldest f [...]

Looking for a rewarding position?

  Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Is seeking volunteers to fill current and future positions on the Board of Directors. Interested applicants are invited to submit a Resume or obtain further information from: Michael Delfre, Executive Director 705-945-6242 ext 201 [...]

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 [...]

Bushplane Hosts Coffee Break for the Alzheimer Society

On December 14th the Bushplane hosted another successful Coffee Break for the Alzheimer Society. With trays of delicious baking provided by the White Pines Field School, our lobby was buzzing with very happy visitors and festive fun. Our generous guests donated $104.2 [...]

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 [...]

The Great Canadian Canoe Draw Winner

Congratulations to Carolyn O'Connor who won the Great Canadian Canoe Raffle yesterday. Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket and supported our wonderful bushplane centre. Watch for news on our next raffle coming soon.

History Channel features Bushplane Centre

The History Channel is featuring the Bushplane Centre on Canadian Made. The segment, Foresting, travels from totem carves of Haida Gwaii to the forest fire bombers of Northern Ontario to the invention of newsprint in Nova Scotia.  Check out the segment Fridays at 11 am, 3 pm an [...]

Governor General of Canada comes to the Bushplane

The Staff at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre would like the thank Governor General, David Johnston and his wife Sharon, for taking time from their busy schedule to visit us at the Bushplane Centre today. It was a real pleasure to meet and tour with you! Pictures will follow

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 [...]

Google Comes to The Bushplane

The google car made a visit to the Bushplane Centre.  Watch for the Bushplane on Google!

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 [...]

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