James “Gunsmith” Jones’ gift was fit for royalty. His patrimony was not.
Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
Viola Desmond didn't set out to be a civil rights leader. But in 1946 when she was removed from a theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, she fought back in court.
This PBS film is a great resource for teaching about Black history in Canada and the Underground Railroad. A handy educator's guide provides teachers with everything they need to use this film in their class.
In this special issue of Kayak we are joined by guest editor Natasha Henry who shares some amazing stories and examples of the ways Black Canadians built and shaped this country.
Recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching
Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching
Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.
Women were some of Canada’s most popular broadcasters in the heyday of radio.
Fancy dinnerware is probably not the first thing to come to mind in regard to the fur trade.
New museum will explore the Asian experience during the Second World War.
With 5 uniquely curated newsletters to choose from, we have something for everyone.
In this lesson students explore the ways in which history is often reflected in the names and logos of sports teams. They research the history of a Canadian community and create and illustrate a team name and logo reflective of its past.
Can you answer these twelve questions about Canada’s sports history?
This research and persuasive writing activity will inspire your students to think about their favourite Canadian athletes!
This research activity encourages students to explore the history of their favourite sport!