Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore Visits the Diefenbunker

Valentine’s Day was extra sweet at the Diefenbunker this year! Staff, volunteers and Board members were thrilled to receive a visit from the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. Volunteer extraordinaire, Captain (N) (Ret’d) Michael Braham gave Minister Moore and his team of Parliamentary Secretaries (Paul Calandra and Jacques Gourde) a special tour of the Bunker. As the former head of … Continue reading Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore Visits the Diefenbunker

Vector-Echo-3-Charlie-Whiskey-Mike (VE3CWM)

Written by Tanja Sofrenovic Vector-Echo-3-Charlie-Whiskey-Mike (VE3CWM)! This is the call signal of the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum’s HAM radio station. Every Tuesday evening the Amateur Radio Club meets in the former Emergency Radio room of the museum, right next to one of the bunker escape hatches! Using high frequency radios, they talk to people from all over the world. What makes this HAM radio station … Continue reading Vector-Echo-3-Charlie-Whiskey-Mike (VE3CWM)

Community Outreach at the Diefenbunker

As a non-profit charity, the Diefenbunker truly recognizes the value of volunteers, donors and supporters. We also do what we can to help out other charities. Last year, we planted potatoes on our roof top for Heritage Academy’s Potato Project, we donated free admission passes for Cancer Survivors at the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life in Ottawa, we took part in the Steering Towards Hope … Continue reading Community Outreach at the Diefenbunker