African-American singer and activist Paul Robeson’s short 1956 tour of Canada gave him a welcome respite from his treatment at home.
Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
A profile of a woman from a family of travelling performers.
Canadians are wowed by computer game’s debut.
Huge new murals add to the belugas, polar bears, and aurora borealis seen in and around Churchill, Manitoba.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.
Fiction Feature: The Harlem Chicken Inn serves kindness.
Fiction Feature: Based on a famous court case in B.C. about First Nations land rights, this story illustrates the different ideas around ownership.
Reading List: Recent creative writing about Canadian history
With 5 uniquely curated newsletters to choose from, we have something for everyone.
In this lesson, students will use role play to learn about the experiences of Black sleeping car porters on the job.
This lesson examines the viewpoints on the abolition of slavery in Upper Canada – immediate abolition, gradual abolition, or no abolition.
Forts. Tipis. Maple syrup. Birch bark canoes. Log cabins. Wagons. (And yes, magazines.) Trees are a big part of the story of Canada.
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.