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Students across Canada have posted up to 200 videos about our history and heritage.

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Magazine

Hello! My Name is Canada

Our June-July issue considers the essence of being Canadian, 100 years since Beaumont-Hamel and fighting the Fenians.

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Awards

2016 Macdonald Prize Recipient

Robert C.H. Sweeny, for his book Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? Montreal 1819–1849.

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Community

Remember the Children

This project has worked to identify people in residential school photographs & put the images back into Indigenous communities.

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Education

New Research

During the Second Battle of Ypres, rumours circulated that a Canadian had been crucified on a barn door, a story the Germans denounced as propaganda.

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Book Review

Impressionism in Canada: A Journey of Rediscovery by A.L. Prakash.

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Magazine

Remembering Beaumont-hamel

July 1, 2016, marks the one-hundredth-year anniversary of a devastating battle that remains seared in the collective memory of Newfoundland and Labrador.





Pictures of Patriotism

Charles Pachter's edgy perspective brings art and Canadian history together in new and unusual ways.


Learn

Lesson PlanFamilies Found:
Collecting Oral History

Students conduct their own oral histories by interviewing their family about significant moments in their lives.


Big Six Historical Thinking ConceptsThe Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts

"... this book is a “must” for any and all history teachers who believe that students deserve the best that the discipline can offer."

 

Books

Book Review

Impressionism in Canada: A Journey of Rediscovery by A.L. Prakash.






Featured Title: Culture and Society

Sir John’s Table: The Culinary Life and Times of Canada’s First Prime Minister by Lindy Mechefske.




Community

Jean Béliveau: Hockey LegendHouse of Refuge

Passion for the past inspires a young historian in Cornwall, Ontario, to memorialize inmates who died at a local ‘poor house.’



Preparing for Canada's 150th AnniversaryFace time

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

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Red River Rendezvous

Julijana Capone discovers Manitoba’s fur-trade legacy at the Festival du Voyageur.

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Young Citizens 2016

Once again, 200 students across Canada have created videos on historical topics that matter to them. From June 13 to July 6, 2016, Canadians are invited to view participants’ projects and to vote for their favourite videos. Watch the 2016 Young Citizens’ videos

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