Whether it’s a boy forever changed by residential school, a hero’s attempt to run across Canada, the completion of the railway or a wartime worker, famous photographs help tell the story of Canada.
Then there are the famous photographers who took the pictures that tell us more about who we are and how we got that way.
Of course, photos help us learn best when the places and people they show are named. And sometimes there’s a whole story behind a photo that we might not see.
Discover how a famous photograph of the funeral of Vancouver Island labour leader Ginger Goodwin almost didn’t happen but a teenager saved the day.
Find out where to visit to explore more photography stories, and try one of our games. It’s all in the November 2022 Kayak!