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In this podcast series Canada’s History spoke with the finalists for the 2019 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Spooky stuff at Craigdarroch Castle.
Be sure to leave the lights on when you read this issue! You’ll meet historical spooks and explore unexplained stories from Canada’s past.
Use this puzzle to test your students’ knowledge of Canada’s spooky past.
How to better understand commemoration controversies.
Explore several places and occasions that mark the importance of Treaties and stories about the historic Treaty relationship between First Nations people and the Crown.
In this lesson students explore the ways in which history is often reflected in the names and logos of sports teams. They research the history of a Canadian community and create and illustrate a team name and logo reflective of its past.
In this lesson students explore the enduring and cross-country nature of the Treaty relationship in Canada making note of challenges and opportunities.
In this lesson students are introduced to the historical thinking concept of Historical Perspectives through an examination of the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War.
Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
In this web chat, the 2018 Young Citizens share their tips, tricks, and advice for creating a winning Heritage Fair project.
Watch now: in this webinar Charles Hou discusses a variety of classroom exercises using visual primary sources.
Watch now: In this webinar, Paul Gareau discusses the Indigenous Canada Massive Online Open Course from the University of Alberta that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.
In this lesson students encounter an important step towards the full enfranchisement of Canadian citizens.
Students will work in groups to explore the historical experiences of Thérèse Casgrain and the women activists who created political, cultural, and social change in Quebec and Canada.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to Thanadelthur, an Indigenous woman known for her bravery, leadership, and forethought.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to the important role women had in Canadian society.
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