With the October-November 2020 issue of Canada’s History, we are beginning a new chapter for Canada’s second-oldest still-published magazine. The Beaver returns in a new incarnation that honours the past while offering a platform for Indigenous voices.
The theme of the 12th Canada’s History Forum was “Small Stories, Big Ideas.” Recipients of the 2019 Governor General’s History Awards shared their experience of making the personal stories big and the big stories personal
How the Names and Knowledge Initiative is helping to reveal Indigenous peoples, places, and understandings in the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives.
As we mark the magazine’s centennial, we reflect on the past, but we also want to share our aspirations for the future of Canada’s History.
“As an Indigenous person, I am looking at the pictures in The Beaver differently. I am looking at the things that make Indigenous peoples and communities strong...”
Perspectives on Biodiversity – Sturgeon Harpoon Knowledge Web explores the complex and sophisticated web of knowledge and relationships that surround any one species or belonging.
Robert Bell’s students curated an exhibit at the Dundas Museum and Archives about a student from their school who had passed away as a result of the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918-19.
Through a combination of online research, consultation with community artisans and hands-on experience, Heather Jefkins’ students explored the traditional fibre arts of quilting and weaving.
Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.
After 175 years, searchers close in on answers to what actually doomed the tragic 1845 Northwest Passage voyage.
Ottawa newlyweds arrive on the shore of Great Slave Lake before a summer in the Northwest Territories.
The Beaver magazine’s office locations provide a guide to historic downtown Winnipeg.
With 5 uniquely curated newsletters to choose from, we have something for everyone.
Don’t want to freak you out, but you are super-lucky to have good, free care if you get sick or hurt yourself. Today, it’s almost impossible for us to understand now how dangerous it was to be a kid for most of Canada’s history.
In this activity, students research the language used to describe the 1918 flu pandemic and compare it to how we are talking about the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this podcast series, Canada’s History spoke with the finalists for the 2020 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching.
These activities will help students reflect on the coronavirus outbreak, analyze parallels to historic pandemics, and think critically about this moment in history.