The Series

Book review: As hockey’s brainiest practitioner, Ken Dryden knows that the essence of a good story is memory and feeling. Hence the subtitle of his ninth book, The Series: What I Remember, What It Felt Like, What It Feels Like Now.

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The Beatle Bandit

Book Review: In The Beatle Bandit, popular true-crime author Nate Hendley crafts an intriguing story that is supported with photos and by materials including personal family letters.

A Canadian Nurse in the Great War

Book Review: Of the 2,800 Canadian nurses who served during the First World War, very few kept a record of their wartime experience. Thus, Ruth Loggie’s war diary is a treasure.

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Canada in Focus

Canada in Focus: Free Health Care?

Who pays for Canada’s health-care system? And, how did it come to be?

Canada in Focus: A Promise to Share

Were Canada’s Treaties based on a major misunderstanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples?

Canada in Focus: Making It Count

The generations-long struggle for voting equality in Canada.

Canada in Focus: War and Peace

Is Canada really a “nation of peacekeepers?”

2022 The Governor General's History Awards

Natasha Camacho

To mark Black History Month, Natasha Camacho and her students studied the lives and achievements of several notable Canadians of African descent.

Cynthia Bettio

Cynthia Bettio’s students undertook a year-long project to investigate Canadian history from 1914 to the present through the lens of traditionally underrepresented groups, including Indigenous people, racialized Canadians, and women.

Barbara A. Giroux

Through age-appropriate resources and books, Barbara Ann Giroux introduced her young students to the history and legacy of the residential school system and encouraged them to consider their role in reconciliation.

The Governor General's History Awards

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

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Challenging Secularism

Quebec Court of Appeal considers legal arguments against Bill 21.

Ruff Sledding

Hard-working huskies were the engines that powered dogsleds in the Arctic.

Mother-of-pearl Gaming Counters

Gaming counters would be used either to keep score or for bidding during card games. Early varieties have distinctly Chinese designs with fine cross-hatching patterns and are very thin and delicate.

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Teaching about Disability in Your Classroom

These activities and resources guide teachers on incorporating disability studies in their classrooms.

Reflecting on Historical Inquiry

This lesson will help students reflect on what they have learned throughout their inquiry project.

Preparing for Difficult Conversations

In this lesson, students will assess their knowledge of the Residential School system and the ongoing investigations related to students who died while attending Residential Schools.

Considering the Role of Media on Public Awareness of Residential Schools

This lesson encourages students to reflect on the role of the media and the impact of the “news cycle” on public awareness of current affairs.