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

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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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2016 Macdonald Prize Recipient

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

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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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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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Going the distance

Key moments when technology brought Canadians — and the world — closer.

Pictures of Patriotism

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


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."



Featured Title: Biographies

The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction by Gregory Klages

Book Review

Apostate Englishman: Grey Owl the Writer and the Myths by Albert Braz


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.


Red River Rendezvous

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


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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