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How the Great War inspired John McCrae's "In Flanders Fields."

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Maps That Changed Our World

When it comes to the charting the world, a lot has changed since the age of discovery, when map-making relied heavily on imagination.

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Viola Desmond: An Unlikely Crusader

She didn't start out to be a beacon for the civil rights movement, but in 1946, fate decided otherwise.

Past award recipients Neil Orford and Catherine Macdonald

Awards

Nominate a Teacher

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

Click to see a list of historic sites in Canadian cities that  host fringe festivals.

Destinations

Beyond the fringe (fests)

Attending a Fringe festival this summer? We put together this list of historic venues to visit during your fringe-fest downtime.

Books

Featured Title

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



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

Book Review

Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History by Sean Kheraj.







Featured Title:
Exploration & Geography

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


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

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.

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2015 Heritage Fairs

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

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