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Students develop an understanding of the importance of the process in which unique and historically significant national sites, people and events in Canada are determined and the potential consequences of not recognizing and preserving them.
In this activity, students explore the Gold Rush era in British Columbia, appreciating the perseverance and strength of these early miners by participating in a 6-day hike of the Harrison-Lillooet trail.
Few Canadians realize that much of our parks system was built with forced labour — prisoners of war, enemy aliens, conscientious objectors, and an army of jobless men.
Celebrating 100 years of national historic sites.
Take a trip to Montreal with this audiowalk to learn about the city’s history.
This lesson examines the viewpoints on the abolition of slavery in Upper Canada – immediate abolition, gradual abolition, or no abolition.
In this lesson, students will have an opportunity to analyze political cartoons from the late 1800s and early 1900s, read and research a specific immigrant group who came to Canada, and create their own political cartoon about this group.
This lesson introduces students to the principles of responsible government for which LaFontaine and Baldwin fought.
In this lesson students will explore Treaty Relationships in Canada through a simulation and inquiry project.
Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
Watch now: In this webinar, Connie Wyatt Anderson reflects on her role as an educator on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.
This webinar series shares information and promotes conversation about the historical and contemporary issues that relate to treaties. These presentations explore both the Canadian and First Nations perspectives of treaties.
Watch now: In this webinar, Paul Gareau discusses the Indigenous Canada Massive Online Open Course from the University of Alberta that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.
In this lesson, students will use role play to learn about the experiences of Black sleeping car porters on the job.
In this activity students will develop an understanding of where Black Canadians have come from.
These lessons will provide students with the opportunity to explore and investigate interactions among Europeans, Blacks and Indigenous peoples, with a focus on delving deeper into the often untold experience of Black fur traders as the primary focus.
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