Dr. Marc-Andre Bernier Lecture

Dr. Marc-Andre Bernier
Chief, Underwater Archaeology Service
Parks Canada

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on October 18, 2014 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Diving Into Canada's History:
50 Years of Underwater Archaeology at Parks Canada


Dr. Bernier has worked all over Canada in numerous National Parks, Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites and has directed many notable projects including the excavation of the shipwreck of the Elizabeth and Mary, part of Sir William Phips’ fleet that besieged Quebec City in 1690, and the archaeological survey that led to the discovery of a World War II American plane in the St. Lawrence River. Presently a Board Member of the Advisory Council for Underwater Archaeology of which he is the former Chair and a member of the International Committee on the Underwater Cultural Heritage, he has also participated in underwater archaeology projects in France, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Columbia and the United States.