Ernie Bies, who profiled his close friend in the December-January Canada’s History, shares his memories of the gifted artist.
Online or in-person, join us January 27, 2019 for the 11th Canada’s History Forum. Recipients of the 2018 Governor General’s History Awards will share the impact of their work on the communities that they serve. Presenters will discuss how history can be used to build richer and deeper connections between all Canadians.
Your guide to surviving Canada throughout the ages.
An eleven-year-old girl recounts how she raised a beaver from a kit.
Cribbage was a popular game amongst early explorers and whalers.
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.
Artist and technician, elitist and democratizer, the Canadian who changed photography forever is featured in an exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History.
Touring Newfoundland’s haunting Bonavista Peninsula.
The largest winter festival in Western Canada is celebrating its fiftieth year.
With 5 uniquely curated newsletters to choose from, we have something for everyone.
Watch now: in this webinar Tom Morton gives examples and strategies about how to use visual primary sources to teach historical thinking concepts.
Nova Scotia’s Maud Lewis transformed the mundane into the magical with her unique artistic vision.
In this activity students create a package of 10 Canadian History Trading cards reflecting what they have learned and studied as their course progressed over the term.
Watch now: this webinar explores the structure of the Graphic History Collective, lessons learned through our work together, and tips for those looking to create their own projects or bring comics to the classroom.