The War to End All War

November 2018 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War. A century later, the conflict continues to affect us — even if we don’t fully realize it.

Article / Military & War

What's happening in your neighbourhood?

Nominate an exceptional history project in your community for this year’s Governor General's History Award.

 

We are all Treaty People

Guest editor Cynthia Bird of Peguis First Nation explores Treaties and the historic Treaty relationship between First Nations peoples and the British Crown, now represented by the government of Canada.

Museum Draws Attention to the Indian Act

Curator hopes to show ‘colonialism isn’t totally dead.’

Canadians During Conflict

A selection of new and recent military-history books.

2017 The Governor General's History Awards

Armand Doucet

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Marc Mailhot and Lynda Brown

Recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Glen Thielmann

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Governor General's History Awards

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

In This Issue

Tragedy at Crooks Inlet

Three witnesses recall the mysterious illness that felled an Inuit village, save for one family. 

The Lepers of Tracadie

When leprosy broke out in New Brunswick in the 1800s, authorities were quick to cast out the afflicted — even though they should have known better.

The Crusader

Butcher, baker, restauranteur — Dr. William John McKay had your number. When it came to defending Saskatoon’s public health, no one was tougher.

Click to sign up for our newsletters
Your history. Your inbox.

With 5 uniquely curated newsletters to choose from, we have something for everyone.

Education

The Battle of Hill 70 Education Program

Bring the story of this historic First World War battle into your classroom.

Veterans' Week Learning Resources

Veterans Affairs offers free, bilingual resources, in hard copy and electronic formats, so students 5 to 18 years old can learn about those who served and why we honour them.

Remembrance Educational Package

The Great War Video Series

Key Canadian battles during the First World War led to the march to victory in 1918.