February-March 2022

See what’s available in the February-March 2022 issue of Canada’s History.

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Know a teacher who made a difference?

Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.

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Remembering René Durocher

Academic historian was a passionate scholar of Quebec history.

Ram's Head Snuff Mull

A ram’s head snuff mull belonged to Hudson’s Bay Company governor Sir George Simpson.

History Bits

Each action-packed episode highlights the courage, creativity, and perseverance of Canadians from the past.

2020 The Governor General's History Awards

Gwich’in Goonanh’kak Googwandak: The Places and Stories of the Gwich’in

For nearly 23 years of research (1992-2015), the Gwich’in Tribal Council Department of Cultural Heritage (formerly Gwich’in Social & Cultural Institute) has worked with more than seventy-four Gwich'in Elders and traditional land users to document place names and create an inventory of heritage sites in the Gwich'in Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Dawn Martens

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and to learn about the plight of Jewish children during the Holocaust, Dawn Martens guided her grades 4 to 6 students on an interdisciplinary project to study and present Hans Krása’s opera, Brundibár.

The Saskatchewan Doukhobor Living Book Project

Created through a partnership between the Western Development Museum, Spirit Wrestler Productions, and the University of Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Doukhobor Living Book Project documented through five multimedia outputs the history, culture, and religious beliefs of Saskatchewan’s Independent Doukhobors.

The Governor General's History Awards

Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.

In the Newsletter

That Which Sustains Us

A new long-term exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver explores the city’s relationships to forests and the natural environment.

Contested Fortifications

Today a picturesque waterfront town, Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Royal was the site of repeated battles between French and British forces beginning more than four hundred years ago.

Dawn of Life

The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto has launched a major new permanent exhibit, Dawn of Life, in its first new gallery space to open in a decade.

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Treemendous!

Forts. Tipis. Maple syrup. Birch bark canoes. Log cabins. Wagons. (And yes, magazines.) Trees are a big part of the story of Canada.

Lost Art and Found History: The Life of Max Stern

This lesson examines the life and art of Max Stern, touching upon the themes of the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany and the resettlement of Jewish immigrants in Canada following the Second World War.