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Canada's flag turns 50

A video with Allan Levine explaining our rocky road to the maple leaf.

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Captain Cook: How the daring mariner helped capture Quebec.

Past award recipients Neil Orford and Catherine Macdonald


Nominate a Teacher

Six teachers are honoured annually at the Governor General's History Awards. Nominate your favourite teacher today!


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It’s Our Game: Celebrating 100 Years of Hockey Canada by Michael McKinley.


Captain CookCaptain Cook's Canada

Follow Captain James Cook as he and his crew explore the west coast from Vancouver Island to Alaska.

VaccinesA Shot in the Arm

We take vaccines for granted today, but it wasn't long ago that illnesses like polio and smallpox spread unchecked.


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.


Book Review

Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History by Sean Kheraj.

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Exploration & Geography

Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage edited by James K. Barnett and David L. Nicandri.


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.


Belugas & Heritage of Churchill, MB

Roundtrip from Winnipeg to Churchill, Manitoba by rail to experience the amazing heritage and wildlife of Northern Manitoba during the summer. Ride the rails to watch the whales! July 28 – August 3, 2015.


2015 Heritage Fairs

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

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