business services manager

Maria Canton has been appointed to the Business Services Manager position at Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.

The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre (BCM&CC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Canton to the Business Services Manager position.

“The Business Services Manager is a critical position for the Museum operation. Maria’s work as the Development Officer combined with her community stakeholder engagement has prepared her well to take on this new role,” said Cathy McGirr, Director, Museum & Cultural Services, in a January 5 media release.

Canton joined the BCM&CC as the Revenue Development Officer in June of 2018, through this role Canton successfully accomplished several initiatives to further develop the revenue portfolio for the Museum. Canton joined the BCM&CC from the Roxy Theatre in Owen Sound as the Theatre Manager for five years. Prior to that Canton spent 15 years working in the newspaper business for the Owen Sound Sun Times, National Post, Calgary Herald and in the Canadian Arctic for Northern News Services.

Maria holds a Master of Journalism & Communications degree from Carleton University, a Journalism Diploma from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, a Post Graduate Masters Fine Arts Studies from University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta.

“I have enjoyed my experience working at the Museum and for Bruce County for the past two and a half years,” said Canton. “I look forward to taking on this new role with both Museum staff and the communities we serve.”