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Holiday Countdown

31 Days of Holiday Histories featuring articles from The Beaver, Canada's History, Kayak and handfuls of unseen historic holiday fun!

CMHR Launches Spirit Tours

Starting in January 2015, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will offer 90-minute tours to teach visitors about Aboriginal symbolism in the museum’s architecture.

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Hockey Canada Turns 100!

Join the Hockey Canada's Century Tour and learn about their 100 years of history.

Who Remembers? Canadians Remember!

Political cartoonist Terry Mosher presents his 47th book with an award winning article he crafted for Canada's History magazine.

One Hundred Years of Winnie

A century ago, Harry Colebourn bought a black bear from a trapper in White River, Ontario for twenty dollars. Colebourn named the bear Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg.

Guelph, Ontario honours John McCrae as a physician, poet, and solider with a provincial plaque on Remembrance Day.

Remembering McCrae

Guelph, Ontario honours John McCrae as a physician, poet, and solider with a provincial plaque on Remembrance Day.

Unveiling Winnipeg’s Haunted History

Author Matthew Komus unveils the history behind Winnipeg’s spookiest ghost stories.

Canada’s History’s Young Citizen, Julia M shares the history of Ridley College just in  time for their 125th anniversary.

Ridley College celebrates 125 years

Canada’s History’s Young Citizen, Julia M shares the history of Ridley College just in time for their 125th anniversary.

Going Home Star: Truth and Reconciliation is an outstanding display of public history from The Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Joseph Boyden

Storytelling with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet

RWB's Going Home Star stuns audiences' with its outstanding display of public history

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections presents the Dr. Andrew Taylor Exhibition until August 30th, 2015.

Video: Andrew Taylor Exhibition

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections presents the Dr. Andrew Taylor Exhibition until August 30th, 2015.

The beginning of September 2014 marked the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference on Prince Edward Island.

Preparing for Canada's 150th Anniversary

The beginning of September 2014 marked the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference on Prince Edward Island.

Michael O'Hagan's PhD research on German Prisoner of War camps in Canada helps connect Winnipegger to PoW family history.

PHD STUDENT CONNECTS POW FAMILY HISTORY

Michael O'Hagan's PhD research on German PoW camps in Canada helps connect Winnipegger to family history.

The Royal BC Museum will provide $1.1 million in funding over the course of the next seven years. Traveling exhibit is estimated to be ready in 2019.

Royal BC Museum on Landscapes of Injustice project

The Royal BC Museum will provide $1.1 million in funding over the next seven years. Traveling exhibit is estimated to be ready in 2019.

The Vimy Foundation is asking Canadians to ‘Give a VIMY ($20 bill) for Vimy’ to help raise awareness and funds.

New Education Centre Needs Help

The Vimy Foundation is asking Canadians to ‘Give a VIMY ($20 bill) for Vimy’ to help raise awareness and funds.

2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Normandy Campaign during the Second World War. The Tribute Campaign will create a temporary marker for each of the 359 soldiers killed on D-Day on the Canadian landing beaches.

Juno Beach Centre: Tribute Campaign

The Tribute Campaign will create a temporary marker for each of the 359 soldiers killed on D-Day on the Canadian landing beaches.

Featured History News
December-18-14

CBC News: HMS Erebus bell replica to be centrepiece of Franklin expedition exhibit

A full-scale 3-D printed replica of the bell that once rung out aboard the HMS Erebus will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition showcasing the expedition and its connection to Canadian history.

December-17-14

The Canadian Press: B.C. to revive historic Riverview Hospital as mental-health, addiction treatment centre

What was once the home for Metro Vancouver’s mentally ill will soon be the location of a rehabilitation and recovery program for those battling mental-health and substance-abuse issues. Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam, B.C., first opened in 1913, began taking fewer patients in the 1990s and officially closed in 2012.

 
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Vimy Foundation

The Vimy Foundation is planning to build the new Education Centre in France in time for the centennial in 2017.

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The Bytown Museum has opened a new exhibit exploring Ottawa during the First World War.

 
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