Ways to Support

You can play a role in connecting Canadians through our shared past.
Posted March 11, 2024


As a registered charity (#13868 1408 RR0001), Canada’s History is strengthened and sustained through charitable gifts of every size. We depend on the generosity of donors like you to help us share our diverse stories with more Canadians. Please consider making a one-time gift or pledging an ongoing monthly or annual contribution.


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Cheque or Money Order

If you would prefer to pay by cheque or money order you may print off our Donation Reply Card, fill it out and send it in, along with your donation to:

Member Services
PO Box 699
Alliston, Ontario
L9R 1V9

Donate by Phone

If you have any questions about donating, or if you’d like to arrange your gift over the phone, please call us at 1.888.816.0997.

Donating Securities

For some people, donating publicly listed securities such as stocks, bonds and mutual fund units is a convenient, tax-effective way to make a charitable gift. You will receive a charitable tax receipt for the fair market value of your donation.

Please talk to your tax or wealth advisor to determine if donating securities is right for you. To make a gift, simply complete and send our easy-to-use Securities Transfer Form.

Endowment and Major Gift Donations

Canada’s History is honoured to receive major donations from Canadian individuals, businesses, foundations, and families. Gifts to our annual fund are essential for ensuring Canada’s History continues delivering the publications, diverse stories, and online resources Canadians depend on.

Contributions to the Canada’s History Endowment Fund are securely invested and managed. The fund’s capital is kept intact and earned revenue is funneled directly into our educational and youth programs, magazines and special publications, and national awards programs.

Planned Legacy Giving

Planned gifts to Canada’s History provide sustaining support for our important work in making Canada’s past relevant, engaging, and accessible for all Canadians. Your legacy gift will help ensure the stories we tell of Canada and the programs we offer will reach new audiences for generations to come.

For more information on Endowment, Major Gift and Planned Giving, please email or phone Pat Gerow at 204.988.9300 or 1.844.852.7377, x.220.

Ask about joining the company of Adventurers, an esteemed national group of major contributors to Canada’s History.


Canada’s History Magazine

Discover Canadian history as you’ve never seen it before. What began in 1920 as The Beaver, a journal for employees of the Hudson’s Bay Company, is now Canada’s History magazine — an award-winning publication published six times a year.

Enthusiastically read by thousands of Canadians, Canada’s History is a treasure trove of Canadian stories waiting to be discovered. Your subscription includes membership in Canada’s History Society, with member benefits such as special gift subscription pricing, free e-newsletters, and more!

Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids

Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids is designed to catch the imagination of 7- to 12-year-olds. Each themed issue introduces children to the who, what, when, where, why and how of Canada’s fascinating stories, and shows them our history in context with today’s world! Kayak takes your child to a past they will find engaging, relevant and fun.

Kayak bridges the gap between magazines that entertain and those that educate. Created by some of Canada’s leading designers, artists and storytellers, there’s no other history magazine like it available to Canadian families!

Other ways you can help

Consider these other great ways of helping Canada’s History engage Canadians in our diverse stories:

Aeroplan Points

You can donate your unused Aeroplan Points to Canada’s History to help us deliver our awards programs, engage with history educators and partner organizations, and connect with Canadians from coast to coast to coast.

Give Gifts

You can help support Canada’s History by treating yourself or someone you know to the gift of history! Check out our storelink opens in new windowlink opens in new window for a great selection of items, including books, fun Canadiana clothing, Canada’s History and Kayak magazine back issues, and more. Order online or call 1.844.852.7377, ext. 214.

Book a Travel Tour

When you book an adventure on a special Canada’s History trip, we receive a contribution in support of our educational and outreach programs.

If you are considering giving a gift to the Society and want to know more about our finances, programs and policies, here is our:

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