Author Archives: Meg Beckel

Nature Inspiration Awards—Oh, What a Night

Museum President Meg Beckel reflects on a great evening that featured inspirational people, projects and stories—all with a connection to nature. Continue reading

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Arctic Science Summit Week 2014, Helsinki, Finland

Natural-history museums can contribute significantly to knowledge and debates relating to the Arctic, says Meg Beckel, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature. In the future, she would like to see natural-history museums play a greater role in international scientific meetings like the one she just participated in. Continue reading

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Canada’s National Museums: A Reflection of Who We Are

Museum CEO Meg Beckel reflects on how our national museums help Canadians understand our place in the world and what matters to us. Continue reading

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Learning about the Arctic in Iqaluit, Nunavut

From sea ice to sled dogs, there was much to take in during a trip to Iqaluit with Students on Ice. Continue reading

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Sharing Our Vision: Greetings from Our New CEO

It’s been a little over one month since I arrived in Ottawa as the new President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature. It is truly an honour and privilege to be part of the passionate, talented and committed … Continue reading

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