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A photo gallery of ten men and women, all beautifully illustrated by artist Robert Carter, who could vie for the title of Canada’s Greatest Explorer.
We asked five historians to come up with who they thought was Canada’s greatest explorer. Some of their picks were expected, some were not.
How the Great War inspired John McCrae's "In Flanders Fields." See what's in this issue
When it comes to the charting the world, a lot has changed since the age of discovery, when map-making relied heavily on imagination.
In the early days of moviemaking, two companies competed to tell the story of the North. Nanook of the North soared to enduring fame; no one remembers the other film.
Artist Don McMaster is bringing to life the story of David Thompson through a series of new paintings. Take a look through the travels and trials of this controversial explorer.
Famed exporer Captain James Cook is most known for his trips to the South Pacific. But he visited Canada's west coast too. Image: CW Jefferys, LAC.
Viola Desmond didn't set out to be a civil rights leader. But when she was removed from a New Glasgow theatre, she fought back in court.
How a Squamish leader beat systemic discrimination to become one of Canada's top legal experts on First Nations issues. Image: NVMA
Canada's Museum of Health Care looks at the history of the fight against deadly contagious diseases. Image: Sanofi Pasteur Canada Archives
A Calgary landmark gets a new lease on life as the home of the National Music Centre. Image: George Webber
Celebrating Macdonald's birthday bicentennial.
Watch how the Hudson’s Bay Company’s 400-year-old records became the property of the people of Canada.
A Toronto church is commemorating military chaplains with a special exhibit.
The book is in stores now and the companion website (with stories you won't find in the book) is now live!
Canada's railways have always held a special place in our history and in our hearts.
Listen to a podcast about Bell Island, Newfoundland's, fascinating wartime history as a target of German U-boats.
The Château Ramezay commemorates the War of 1812 with videos of items from its collection. Each video provides a different perspective: Canadian, British and First Nations.
Are valuable antiques hiding in your attic? Canada's History wants to help you!
For a fresh take on the war, watch our original video series hosted by Tim Compeau.
Readers: submit old photos that capture a moment, important or ordinary, in Canada's history.
Canadian boats on our waterways.
Watch Nanook of the North
Video: John McCrae's War
Maps That Changed the World
Viola Desmond: An Unlikely Crusader
Canadian Clichés: We stand on guard with glee.
Allan Levine explains how we got the maple leaf...
Podcast: U-Boat attack on Newfoundland.
Military chaplains honoured in exhibit.
Video: Road to Confederation.
Richard Kistabish, on residential schools.
Ontario town celebrates Pooh.
Remembering our worst maritime disaster.
Surviving the sinking of the Empress.
See Throwback Thursday for your chance to win!
National Day of Honour for Afghanistan mission.
World War II: Victory in Europe celebration.
Bomb shelter book a smash!
A podcast on the mystery of the Bell of Batoche...
Inuit art collection gets new home.
Polar explorer Roald Amundsen featured in film.
Two key historic figures are now saints.
New film documents Canada's comic book hist...
Moore: When history gets messy
Canada's record in Afghanistan
Canadians in the American Civil War
When smoking was chic
Listen to this exclusive cut from an album of 1...
A song dedicated to a boy who died at Huronia i...
A landmark Metis ruling: What it means
George Feyer was at one time Canada’s most celebrated cartoonist. But fame could not erase his dark side.
How a First World War Canadian army doctor came to write a poem that, a hundred years later, continues to stir the hearts of people around the world.
Watch a video with Canadian veterans speaking about their experience of liberating Holland from Nazi occupation in 1945.
Listen to excerpts about the story of Marie-Anne Lagimodière, the first European woman to settle in Canada’s West.
From flimsy skin boats, to graceful canoes, to powerful steamboats, vessels of one kind or another have carried people over the waterways of Canada's West.
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This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was designed to keep infants warm and safe and to make them easy to carry about.
Church leaders in England, however, saw Vincent's partly Aboriginal ancestry as a benefit, not a hindrance, to his ministry.
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Kitchener-Waterloo Record: Explore Canada’s storied military past at museums
Nov 11, 2012
Postmedia News: Iconic ‘La Maison des Canadiens’ overlooking Juno Beach pays tribute to D-Day troops
Nov 08, 2012
Postmedia News: Korean War’s Kapyong should rank among great Canadian battles: filmmaker
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Science and History of Sable Island Conference
Apr 13, 2015
Behind the Scenes Tours: Game of Swords
Apr 20, 2015
Sir John A. MacDonald-FREE educational event
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