From Don Mills to Paradise Crescent: The great post-war migration.
The theme of the 11th Canada’s History Forum was “Connecting Communities Through History.” Recipients of the 2018 Governor General’s History Awards shared the impact of their work on the communities that they serve. Presenters discussed how history can be used to build richer and deeper connections between all Canadians.
Open Book: The book Symbols of Canada presents stories about the pasts and possible futures of symbols.
Northwest Coast Indigenous peoples used various styles of bark shredders to soften cedar bark into fibrous layers.
Nova Scotia digital-mapping project links generations.
After conducting research, listening to stories from Elders, and speaking with experts, Lisa Howell’s Grade 5 and 6 students used their knowledge to write and film a Public Service Announcement about Jordan’s Principle.
Inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation in 2017, Paul Paterson’s students formed a classroom think tank to create a vision for Canada in the year 2070.
Temma Frecker’s middle school students delved into the timely debate around commemorating controversial historical figures by examining the case study of the statue of Sir Edward Cornwallis.
Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.
The squalor of nineteenth-century industrial cities prompted planners to come up with a novel solution: green space.
Steel and reinforced concrete rule today. But in the early days of railway bridge building, timber was king.
The Mohawk of Kahnawake were renowned for their skill and agility when it came to high-steel construction. But in 1907, they were the hardest hit when the Quebec Bridge collapsed.
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Fiction Feature: Maybe you have a board in your basement or in your family’s cabin. Or maybe you’ve never heard of the game invented in Ontario nearly 150 years ago: crokinole.
Have students decide who they would place on their list of Great Canadian Women.
Defining Moments Canada brings life to history with interdisciplinary educational resources and digital crowdsourcing commemoration.
In this lesson students explore the enduring and cross-country nature of the Treaty relationship in Canada making note of challenges and opportunities.