Adele - Chatham, Ontario

In my project, I will be focusing on the Battle of the Thames and how its bicentennial is being celebrated including talking to local historians about the battle and the municipality's Heritage Coordinator.

Adele - Owen Sound, Ontario

Dans mon projet, je parle du Stampede de Calgary, son historique, les épreuves du rodéo et l'impact sur le Canada. Je fais aussi une démonstration de la course entre barils, seule activité du Stampede ouverte aux filles.


Alenna - Winnipeg, Manitoba

In 1914, under the rule of the Canadian Government stating that anyone who wishes to immigrate into Canada must come direct from their home country, the Komagata Maru made the next to impossible voyage to Canada from Hong Kong. After seven long weeks at sea the ship finally made it to Canada, but was denied access. The boat sat in the waters for eight long weeks then turned around and went home. This project covers this incident and also touches on anti-Asian discrimination and also how the Canadian Government has changed, for the better in under 100 years.

Alex - Coutts, Alberta

The Frank Slide was one of the most dangerous rock slides in Canada. It happened April 29, 1903 at 4:10am. It covered half the town of Frank, Alberta with huge boulders.

Alex - Saint-Joseph-de-Madawaska, New Brunswick

J'ai assisté à la fête du Patrimoine tenue à l'École communautaire Saint-Joseph. J'ai choisi, à travers la douzaine de projets présentés sur place, celui qui m'inspirait le plus. Ce projet est intéressant parce qu'il montre à tous l'origine de nos symboles provinciaux et même nationaux.

Alexandre - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Alexander Mutch est né en Écosse. Il s'est battu lors de la Révolution américaine. Plus tard, il est devenu aide de camp pour le lieutenant-gouverneur Fanning. Après, il s'établit à Straford, où il découvre un trésor acadien.


Alexandria - Winnipeg, Manitoba

My project is about the War of 1812. 200 years ago there was the War of 1812. It was the Canadians against the Americans. This is the war that no one won is what people call it.

Alexis - Winnipeg, Manitoba

My project is stony mountain penitentiary. It's been here since the 1800s and has over 500 inmates and has been demolished in the 1900s.

Alishia - Ernfold, Saskatchewan

My project is on the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB). These are the areas that were covered: the history of the CWB, the views of past generation farmers,the views of farmers today, and how the farmers benefited by have the CWB. With compiling all this information I was able to link the CWB`s valuable contributions to our country`s heritage.

Allison - Oak Lake, Manitoba

I decided to do my project on my grandmother Carol Nowlin. My grandmother and I are really close, and I wanted to learn about her life as a child. In this project I hope to show how much the world has evolved and the impact our elders have on us.

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