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Brian Clancy, Lisa Sheppard, and Catherine Morneault gave their grade six French immersion students a big challenge for their school year: “How can we collaboratively teach our community about the Canadian experience at Vimy Ridge and do something AWESOME in the process?”
To celebrate their school’s 60th anniversary, the students in Geneviève Marois’ class decided to hold an exhibition on its history. They presented the information in a number of creative ways, including with an interactive timeline, skit, movie, and dance.
Robert C. H. Sweeny is the 2016 recipient of the Governor General's History Award for Scholarly Research: The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize
Maison Saint-Gabriel, a museum and historic site in Pointe-Saint-Charles, Quebec, made quite an impact with its recent project celebrating the 350th anniversary of the first horses to arrive in New France (1665–2015).
Adam Pounder and Lori Buchanan help their students connect their family past to critical moments in Canadian history. Students start by selecting and interviewing a relative, searching through family photographs, and writing about their relative’s experiences.
Holly Richard’s students engage in a wide variety of academic and co-curricular activities meant to deepen their awareness of the connections between First Nation, Métis, and Inuit histories and cultures.
Elizabeth Freeman-Shaw and Sarah Murdoch introduce their first unit of Grade 10 history through the lens of Indigenous Issues in conjunction with the introduction and application of each of the six Historical Thinking concepts.
Voices of the Valley, a museum exhibition developed by The Reach in collaboration with the MSA Museum Society aims to inspire visitors of all ages to explore the rich collections of historical objects, photographs, and archival materials that tell the story of the Abbotsford community through the eyes of individuals who have shaped it.
Merna Forster led the successful national campaign to have women depicted on Canadian money. Her campaign resulted in a petition of more than 73,000 names and a commitment from the prime minister to feature a woman from Canadian history on bank notes in 2018.
The Governor General's History Award winning project, Avec les yeux d'hier et d'aujourd'hui, brings together three groups of Vaudreuil-Dorion citizens to breathe new life into the city’s old photos.