2017 Canada's History Forum

Watch today's recording of “Making History Relevant.”

Video / Canada's History Forum

2017 Forum Programme

Check out the programme for the 10th Canada’s History Forum “Making History Relevant” on November 21, 2017 at the Canadian Museum of History. 

2017 Governor General's History Awards Recipients

Canadians recognized for their commitment to keeping our history alive.

2017 Kayak Kids Illustrated History Challenge Winners

Graphic novel-style comics were the medium of choice for both of this year’s winners.

2017 Book and Gift Guide

Our 14th annual advertising section offers a wide selection of books for Canadian history lovers.

2017 The Governor General's History Awards

Hodul'eh-a: A Place of Learning

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

Spirit Lines: Northern Outreach Project

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive!

History Goes to the Market

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

Young boy taking a selfie with historical figures behind him.
Join us at the forum!

Online or in-person, join us November 21, 2017 for the 10th Canada’s History Forum. Speakers will explore what we can do as individuals and as communities to ensure that history has a vital role in the places we live and work. Presenters include some of this year’s Governor General History Awards recipients.

In This Issue

The Halifax Explosion: Canada's Worst Disaster

Open Book: Ken Cuthbertson explains the devastation that occurred in the minutes immediately following the explosion. 

Roots: Cellular Sleuthing III

Using DNA to fish in the genetic pool.

Tea Doll

Not every doll that attends a child’s tea party is a tea doll. 

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Education

If Confederation Happened Today

Use this activity and the 2017 Summer issue of Kayak ​to engage your students with the concept of Confederation by asking them to think about it happening today! 

10 Places with Indigenous Names

Use the Summer 2017 issue of Kayak to help your students match these Indigenous place names with their meanings!

Educate 150

Explore our Canada 150 Education Packages featuring K-12 lesson plans, activities, and resources.