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Canada's Women of History

These ten women were featured at the History Makers Dinner at the Canadian Museum of History on October 16th, 2015.

Great Debates

How controversy can help turn students on to history.

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Making a Law

Go through the motions of drafting, proposing, reading and voting for a federal law with your class.

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That's Not Fair!

As soon as children can say, “That’s Not Fair!” they are ready to talk about their rights and freedoms.

Lesson plans: Teachable moments beyond the textbook and outside the classroom.

New 2015 Lesson Plans

Teachable moments beyond the textbook and outside the classroom.

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Happy Birthday, Magna Carta!

The Great Charter of English Liberties turns 800 this year. As part of the celebrations, one of the original copies of this groundbreaking thirteenth-century document is touring Canada.

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Join the transcription team

The Royal BC Museum invites your class to help transcribe these Great War collections.

Headingley Heritage - Oral History

Watch this interview with journalism student Amber McGuckin. She discusses her experiences with oral histories.

Image of cenotaph

Road to Vimy 2017

This project is designed to have Canada’s students become the custodians of the memory of Canada’s soldiers.

Six great tips to get your students thinking historically.

Pondering the Past

Six great tips to get your students thinking historically.

Bring artifacts from the Canadian War Museum into your classroom for free!

Supply Line by the Canadian War Museum

Bring artifacts from the Canadian War Museum into your classroom for free!

Behind the Memorial

New Research: University of New Brunswick Master's Candidate Thomas Littlewood shares his reseach on the history of memorials.

Working History

Battle Field TourBattlefield Tour Testimonial

Find out why this teacher takes her students to see the battlefields of the Great War.


Western University Public History ProgramPublic History at Western 

Learn about Western University's Public History program from the director and internship coordinator.

New Research

Amber McGuckinHeadingley Oral History

Amber McGuckin conducted an oral history project with citizens of Headingley, Manitoba for her major project.

Thomas LittlewoodBehind the Memorial

Thomas Littlewood discovers why the history of the monuments we gather around during Remembrance Day are forgotten.


Lesson Plans

Aboriginal Legends: Coast to Coast to CoastAboriginal Legends: Coast to Coast to Coast

Classrooms honoured first people in Canada by exploring First Nation, Metis or Inuit legends.

How should we remember those who fought for Canada?How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
The Lest We Forget Project (LWF) begins by exploring soldiers relevant to your student population.

You‹r’ Resources

Canada Year Book Historical CollectionCanada's Women of History

Introduce your students to these ten women of history, with beautiful illustrations and brief biographies.



The Big SixThe Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts

"... this book is a “must” for any and all history teachers who believe that students deserve the best that the discipline can offer."

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