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Holiday Countdown

Celebrate the holiday season with 31 Days of Holiday Histories!

Canada's History December-January 2015 issue. Ties That Bind: Trains and railways have always held a special place in our history and in our hearts.

Magazine

Latest Issue

Ties That Bind: Trains and railways have always held a special place in our history and in our hearts.

2014 Young Citizens outside Rideau Hall

Kids

2014 Youth Forum

Our 22 Young Citizens are back from Ottawa! Read more.

Canada's Great War Album: The book is in stores today and the companion website (with stories you won't find in the book) is now live!

Double Launch

Canada's Great War Album

The book is in stores now and the companion website (with stories you won't find in the book) is now live!

A century ago, Harry Colebourn bought a black bear from a trapper in White River, Ontario for twenty dollars. Colebourn named the bear Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg.

Community

One Hundred Years of Winnie

A century ago, Harry Colebourn bought a black bear from a trapper in White River, Ontario for twenty dollars.

Looking for the perfect holiday gifts? Or if it’s your own pleasure reading you seek, our Guide will lead the way.

Gift Giving

2014 Book & Gift Guide

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



Magazine

Ties That Bind, Canadian rail historyTies That Bind

Trains and railways are embedded in our identity as Canadians. Explore some of the stories that inform our rail history.



 

The Great Flag FlapThe Great Flag Flap

Canada received its own flag only fifty years ago. But the raising of the Maple Leaf did not come without a big fight.





Learn

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.

Books

Air Canada: The HistoryBook Review

Air Canada: The History by Peter Pigott.







Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson’s Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670–1870Featured Title:
Exploration & Geography

Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson’s Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670–1870 by Ted Binnema.


Community

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.

Travel

Join us as we commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Second World War and the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. Departs April 25, 2015; must book by January 16, 2015.

Victory in Europe and the Liberation of the Netherlands

Join us as we commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Second World War and the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. Departs April 25, 2015; must book by January 16, 2015.

Kids

Young Citizens 2014

2014 Young Citizens

Voting has ended for the 2014 Young Citizens program, but you can still watch and share the videos!

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