The Rights Fight

Exhibition explores South Asians’ long struggle for equality in Canada.

Article / Settlement & Immigration

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

 

In this Issue

New Documentary to Correct Overlooked History

Port of Origins is intended to portray historical highlights of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

Canada’s Canvas

Students create collage to highlight 150 years of Canada’s history.

Singer-songwriter releases anti-war song

Doris Folkens shares stories of her family’s past.

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 the Newsletter

A Father’s Grief

On September 13th 1918, Captain Robert Bartholomew suffered a sudden nervous breakdown after reading his son’s name in a newspaper casualty list.

Roots: Seeing Double

Most babies arrive nine months after conception. For Malcolm Reid it was nine months after his mother’s death.

Roots: Coming clean

There’s much to ponder before airing family secrets.

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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.