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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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Community

Cause to Support

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

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Education

Happy Birthday, Magna Carta!

Horrible Histories takes an irreverant look at the Great Charter of English Liberties which turns 800 this year.

Books

Reviews

Toronto: Biography of a City by Allan Levine

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Past recipients with the Governor General

Awards

Call for nominations

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

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Destinations

Royal BC Museum

New exhibition: Gold Rush! El Dorado in British Columbia is scheduled to open May 13, 2015.



Magazine

Captain CookJohn McCrae's War

The story behind John McCrae, the Canadian soldier who wrote the famous First World War poem "In Flanders Fields."




VaccinesLiberating Holland

Canadian Second World War veterans look back on what it was like to free the Netherlands from Nazi occcupation in 1945.




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

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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.




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

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.

Kids




2015 Heritage Fairs

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

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