TOPIC: ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

Zuul-on-Zuul violence: Paleontologists find evidence of dinosaurs clubbing each other

A fossil of an armoured dinosaur with club-like tail shows crushing injuries and damage to its armoured spikes that scientists say are consistent with fighting with another club-tailed animal.

Repatriated 200-year-old Indigenous headdress to go on display in northern B.C. museum

The return of a 200-year-old Susk'uz headdress that had been on display at the Royal Ontario Museum for about 140 years will be celebrated in a repatriation ceremony in Northern B.C. on Saturday.

Scientists ask residents in Niagara, Ont., to look for meteor pieces after weekend fireball

A meteor about one meter in diameter landed in pieces in Lake Ontario near Grimsby on the weekend, causing a fireball seen across southern Ontario. Experts are asking residents who find any dark, heavy, magnetic, melted-looking rocks to consider donating them for further study.

Go inside Kent Monkman's new ROM exhibition, a corrective to your childhood museum field trips

From moccasins to a dinosaur skull, the acclaimed Cree artist pulled items from the museum’s collection to create the show. He discussed the project on CBC's Q.

The Sunday Magazine for October 2, 2022

The Sunday Politics Panel break down the ballot box questions ahead of the Quebec election, Kent Monkman questions the canon of Canadian art, Dr. Jean Marmoreo and journalist Johanna Schneller navigate the complexity of MAID, and we launch our new brain game, That's Puzzling!

Sudbury's Up Here festival to retire old murals with new art

For its eighth year the Up Here festival in Sudbury, Ont., is retiring some old murals to make room for new artists.

August civic holiday: what's open and closed in Toronto

Here's a list of what's open and closed in Toronto for the August civic holiday.

Kent Monkman's subversive art creates a counter-narrative of Indigenous experience

In this 2016 conversation, celebrated visual artist Kent Monkman spoke with Eleanor Wachtel about using his art to reflect Indigenous resilience.

Want to go to the ROM for free? This summer, you can

The Royal Ontario Museum will allow visitors into its main floor for free this summer in an effort to draw crowds.

3 ways digital tech will make you think differently about original art

From AI to NFTs to 3D imaging, new digital tools offer artistic potential and the chance for people to handle replicas of relics.

Victoria Day long weekend: what's open and closed in Toronto

Here's a list of what's open and closed in Toronto for the Victoria Day long weekend.
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Our Montreal - April 16, 2022

Hosted by Sonali Karnick, Our Montreal offers perspectives from all corners of our city and brings you stories from real Montrealers. Our Montreal airs on CBC Television on Saturdays and Sundays at noon and Mondays at 11 a.m.
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Road to the Olympic Games: 2022 World Figure Skating Championships - Montpellier

Watch all the grace on display at the Free Dance section of the World Figure Skating Championships, featuring Canada’s Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier.

Winter taking heavy toll on people who are homeless, from amputations to freezing to death

Health-care practitioners say this is the second difficult winter in a row for those who live outside. Pandemic pressures on an already-stretched shelter system as well as restrictions prohibiting eating — and getting warm — in fast-food restaurants have left many with nowhere to go on cold nights.

Fossilized tree discovered at N.S. cliff on display at Royal Ontario Museum

A 310-million-year-old fossilized tree that began its modern journey after falling out of a cliff in Nova Scotia is now on display in a new gallery in one of the busiest museums in the country. 
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Take a peek inside the secret location where the ROM stores Canada's largest fish collection

Many Torontonians have visited the Royal Ontario Museum. But recently, CBC News got access to a special ROM space the public doesn't see. It's a facility outside the city that's home to thousands of preserved fishes.

Kids' pandemic art drives ROM's first ever crowdsourced exhibition

After 2,300 submissions from children and teens across the province, the Royal Ontario Museum is launching its first crowdsourced exhibition, which centres on seeing the pandemic through the eyes of Ontario’s young people.

When princes Harry and William visited Canada with their parents

Prince Charles and his wife, Diana, brought their sons, aged seven and nine, to see some of the sights Ontario had to offer in 1991.

Stunning polar bear, bird portraits earn Canadians Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards

Intimate photos that provide a rare window into the lives of polar bears, birds and insects have earned several Canadians recognition in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards.

Halifax company's tartan mask featured in new COVID-19 exhibit at Royal Ontario Museum

The owner of a Nova Scotia business that pivoted to making face masks when the COVID-19 pandemic hit says she's shocked and honoured her tartan mask is featured in a new exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

Burgess Shale 'mothership' discovery has palaeontologist giddy with excitement

Dr. Jean-Bernard Caron can barely contain his excitement over a recent fossil discovery in Kootenay National Park in B.C.

How a Canadian photographer captured this stunning image of a dangerous mosquito

When Gil Wizen took photos of a mosquito biting his knuckle, he wanted to show how beautiful it can be. The Ontario entomologist was on a trip to Ecuador a few years ago, studying arachnids, when he laid eyes on the shimmery Sabethes mosquito.

AGO set to reopen with long-awaited Andy Warhol exhibit

Both the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum are set to welcome back visitors later this month — planning on unveiling new exhibitions, such as the AGO's long-awaited showcase of work by pop-art phenom Andy Warhol.

Welcome spiders into your home and say no to pest control, expert says

The pest control sales pitch to rid her Toronto home of spiders and centipedes really bugged Royal Ontario Museum entomologist Antonia Guidotti. 
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New exhibit at Royal Ontario Museum includes two whales from Prince Edward Island

A new exhibit called Great Whales: Up Close and Personal is scheduled to open this summer at the Royal Ontario Museum, and it will have a couple of key P.E.I. connections. Two of the whales being featured were recovered from beaches on Prince Edward Island.

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