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The Fog Bowl

The Grey Cup is over a century old, but the 1962 title tilt stands out as the greatest game no one saw.

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The Northwest Passage: Who really found the arctic sea route?

Hint: It's not who you think.

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Cause to Support

New project seeks to identify Inuit people photographed in the early to mid-twentieth century.



Toronto: Biography of a City by Allan Levine

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Past recipients with the Governor General


Call for nominations

Nominate a local history project for the Community Programming award. Deadline is July 13, 2015.


Captain CookUnearthing Erebus

Archaeologists return to the site of HMS Erebus, a ship from Sir John Franklin's doomed expedition to find the Northwest Passage.

VaccinesMagna Carta

Why a thirteenth-century piece of parchment endorsed by an English king who was under threat of death has meaning for Canadians today.


Lesson PlanFamilies Found:
Collecting Oral History

Students conduct their own oral histories by interviewing their family about significant moments in their lives.

McGill War Poster CollectionMcGill War Poster Collection

This great collection of Canadian war posters will illuminate your history lesson.


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Regional Interest

The First Green Wave: Pollutions Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario by Ryan O'Connor.

Book Review

Rise to Greatness: The History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present by Conrad Black.


Jean Béliveau: Hockey LegendJean Béliveau: Hockey Legend

Béliveau — a key member of several Montreal hockey dynasties — died on December 2, 2014, at the age of 83.

Preparing for Canada's 150th AnniversaryPreparing for Canada's 150th Anniversary

Three years before the 150th celebration of confederation, 100 delegates from across Canada met to discuss Canada’s future.


Unique Beaches

Summer is short in the Great White North, so make the most of it. Before you don your trunks and take a dip this summer, check out the stories behind these eclectic beaches.


2015 Heritage Fairs

Coordinators, ensure you get your certificates and medals on time — register your fair now!

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