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Canada’s History

Discover Canadian history as you’ve never seen it before. Each issue of Canada’s History is a treasure of Canadian stories waiting to be discovered — a mix of engaging features, columns, reviews and commentary plus historic photos, maps and illustrations.

You’ll hear a lively variety of voices, with contributors that include historians, authors and journalists — as well as museum curators and history enthusiasts — from right across the country.

Published 6 times a year, Canada’s History is available in both print and digital formats. Subscribe today and SAVE AS MUCH AS 50% OFF the issue cover price of $7.99!

Your subscription also includes membership in Canada’s History Society, with member benefits that include special gift subscription pricing, free e-newsletters, plus much more!

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In this issue

December 2018-January 2019

See what’s available in the December 2018-January 2019 issue of Canada’s History magazine.

October-November 2018

See what’s available in the October-November 2018 issue of Canada’s History magazine.

August-September 2018

See what’s available in the August-September 2018 issue of Canada’s History magazine.

June-July 2018

See what’s available in the June-July 2018 issue of Canada’s History magazine.

May 2018 - Treaties and the Treaty Relationship

This special and free issue of Canada’s History magazine is a wonderful opportunity to provide readers with perspectives on Treaties that go beyond what most people have learned in school.


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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!

Canada’s fascinating history is brought to life through beautifully-illustrated feature stories, original comics, games, jokes and contests, printed in a digest-sized format.

Published four times a year, Kayak is available in both print and digital. Subscribe today and SAVE AS MUCH AS 25% OFF the cover price!

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In this issue

We are all Treaty People

Guest editor Cynthia Bird of Peguis First Nation explores Treaties and the historic Treaty relationship between First Nations peoples and the British Crown, now represented by the government of Canada.

All Aboard!

This issue explores what Canada gained and lost when we built our ribbon of steel. From passenger trains, to subways to the SkyTrain or tourist steam railways, we look at all kinds of trains.

Black History in Canada

In this special issue of Kayak we are joined by guest editor Natasha Henry who shares some amazing stories and examples of the ways Black Canadians built and shaped this country.

Animal Tales

From whales to horses, beavers to birds, learn all about how animals are part of the story of Canada.