Handle with Care at the Science and Technology Museum

In this video Canada's History goes behind-the-scenes at the Canada Science and Technology Museum.

Video / Science & Technology

What's happening in your neighbourhood?

Nominate an exceptional history project in your community for this year’s Governor General's History Award.

 

Interpreting the Treaties

Historical agreements between the Crown and First Nations are fraught with ambiguity.

Ties of Kinship

The Treaty of Niagara is seen by some as marking the true founding of Canada.

The Numbered Treaties

Western Canada’s Treaties were intended to provide frameworks for respectful coexistence.

2017 The Governor General's History Awards

Naomi Fortier-Fréçon and Leia Laing

Recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Rob Flosman

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Janet Ruest

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Governor General's History Awards

Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.

In This Issue

Thinking about history

Historical Thinking concepts help educators and students engage with the past.

Gun Case

Gun cases make it easy to transport rifles and shotguns and to protect the weapons from the elements.

Making history

New Canadian History Hall offers thought-provoking look at the past.

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Education

Slavery and its Gradual Abolition in Upper Canada

This lesson examines the viewpoints on the abolition of slavery in Upper Canada – immediate abolition, gradual abolition, or no abolition. 

Exploring the role of Black Fur Traders

In these activities students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the role of Black fur traders.

Finding Forgiveness, Building Trust

Treaty Education in Nova Scotia is a reconciliation story that has been many years in the making.

Parallels in Teaching

Educator Rob Jardine outlines the parallels in teaching about the Holocaust and the history of residential schools in Canada.