Before there were fire engines, there were fire horses — strong, steady steeds who were brave, loyal, and not above occasional mischief.
Nominate an exceptional history project in your community for this year’s Governor General's History Award.
Eva Gauthier pushed boundaries of both music and early twentieth-century comportment during her remarkable international musical career.
Although a century separates us from the First World War, footage of the legendary German flying ace brings him as close as a computer screen.
Watch now: In this webinar, Tracy Calogheros and Alyssa Tobin will discuss the Hodul’eh-a: A Place of Learning Gallery and Memorandum of Understanding between the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and the Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre.
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.
Tips for teasing out the tales behind your family home.
Clay tobacco pipes became part of European culture after explorers encountered Indigenous peoples in North America in the sixteenth century.
From the Archives: On the hunt for a historic Hudson Bay island, plus more stories from the Spring 1971 issue of The Beaver.
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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!