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The Treaties and the Treaty Relationship webinar series has been created in collaboration with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba.

GG History Awards

The 2016 award winners

In November we hosted (and toasted) our GG History recipients in Ottawa!

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2016 Book & Gift Guide

Our annual guide to exciting new Canadian history titles and other great holiday gifts!

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Special Digital Issue

Get a FREE copy of this Remembrance Day special digital issue, classroom resources & lesson plans!

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Remember the Children

This project has worked to identify people in residential school photographs & put the images back into Indigenous communities.

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New Research

During the Second Battle of Ypres, rumours circulated that a Canadian had been crucified on a barn door, a story the Germans denounced as propaganda.

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Book Review

Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver by Frances Backhouse.

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Going the distance

Key moments when technology brought Canadians — and the world — closer.

Canada's Ellis Island

Penelope Johnston explores the tragic legacy of Grosse Île, Quebec's former immigrant quarantine station.


Lesson PlanGreat Debates: Controversy in Canadian History

Controversies present unique ways of helping students understand that the past is a combination of many factors, not just a series of facts.

Big Six Historical Thinking ConceptsHistory as a Usable Currency

An open mind and the right attitude make all the difference when teaching history in an expulsion and suspension program. 



Book Review

Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s–1990s by Cecilia Morgan

Featured Title: Culture and Society

Architecture on Ice: A History of the Hockey Arena by Howard Shubert


Jean Béliveau: Hockey LegendComing to a theatre near you!

Six films from Toronto's 2016 International Film Festival that need to be on your must-watch list.

Canada's Most Endangered Places - 2016Top Ten Endangered Places - 2016

Each year the National Trust for Canada releases a Top 10 Endangered Places List to bring national attention to sites at risk.


The Two-Nation Vacation

Janet Wallace discovers the border parks of New Brunswick and Maine and their story of war and peace between two countries.


Kayak Kids Illustrated History Challenge 2016

Read the wonderful stories and look at the incredible pictures submitted to the Kayak Kids History Challenge this year from youth all across Canada. Here are the top submissions for 2016

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