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Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
Between 1905 and 1912, as many as 1,500 African Americans moved from the United States to Western Canada in hopes of finding a better life. The Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots interviewed nineteen descendants of these early settlers about their experiences of relocating and living in the Canadian prairies.
As a participatory, artistic, and historical event, Mon Vélo Raconte (My Bike Tells the Story) invited Montrealers to celebrate the history, diversity, creative vitality, and natural resources of the Montreal North borough.
In 2017 the historic partnership between the Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre and the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation was marked with the creation of a new permanent gallery located on the site of their traditional hunting grounds and village.
In Sherbrooke, for one weekend, market-goers at the Marché de la Gare find themselves whisked back to the year 1900.
Voices of the Valley, a museum exhibition developed by The Reach in collaboration with the MSA Museum Society aims to inspire visitors of all ages to explore the rich collections of historical objects, photographs, and archival materials that tell the story of the Abbotsford community through the eyes of individuals who have shaped it.
The Governor General's History Award winning project, Avec les yeux d'hier et d'aujourd'hui, brings together three groups of Vaudreuil-Dorion citizens to breathe new life into the city’s old photos.
Guided by the mentorship of the Centre for Oral History and Tradition at the University of Lethbridge, Picture Butte High School media students filmed seniors sharing stories and memories at Coyote Flats, and then edited the footage to produce short videos.
The Musée de la Gaspésie worked with families on the Gaspé peninsula to assemble and exhibit their greatest historical treasures in the region's fifteen libraries. Several local and national media outlets have praised the project and, and as a result, this initiative has reached an audience of over 30,000 people.
The Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee came together in 2012 to plan a multi-faceted centennial remembrance for the greatest Canadian maritime disaster ever to occur on the Great Lakes.
The Cap-Rouge Trestle (Tracel de Cap-Rouge) allowed Wilfrid Laurier to realize his 1896 project of building a second coast-to-coast railroad. The trestle was commemorated in 2013 thanks to the efforts of the Cap-Rouge Historical Society (Société historique du Cap-Rouge), which highlighted the hundredth anniversary of its commissioning.