Discover a wealth of interesting, entertaining and informative stories in each issue, delivered to you six times per year.
We’re so used to getting good, fast forecasts that we forget that wasn’t always true. In this issue, we explore some of the ways we’ve tried to figure out what weather to expect.
Fiction Feature: Three kids pester their aunt about a question they can’t agree on. Should the bear or the groundhog be the official animal they look to for answers on Feb. 2? In 1908, it still wasn’t clear which Canada would end up choosing.
Check out the past winning entries for our Bubbleology contest!
Tell us what people are thinking and you could win a prize pack!
All over Canada people are rethinking the people and events we commemorate (remember). Statues fall, schools and streets are renamed. How do we decide? And what do you think?
For hundreds of years, newspapers were about the only way people could learn what was happening outside their own area. Meet the people and papers that helped shape Canada from its earliest days to 1920.
Forts. Tipis. Maple syrup. Birch bark canoes. Log cabins. Wagons. (And yes, magazines.) Trees are a big part of the story of Canada.
When Europeans starting coming to North America to live, they changed everything. How did they affect the people who were already here? Where did the newcomers come from and where did they settle? And how did they live?
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Canada’s History Archive features both English and French versions of Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids.
Everyone who lives in Canada has a different story about how they and their family ended up where they did. What’s yours?
There’s no way we can tell you everything about the fur trade era, but in this issue, you’ll discover some of the people behind the fur trade, the good and bad it caused, and how it shaped our country.
Families in Canada change... and stay the same.
From farms to factories to fighting, the Second World War touched Canadians in many ways.
Don’t want to freak you out, but you are super-lucky to have good, free care if you get sick or hurt yourself. Today, it’s almost impossible for us to understand now how dangerous it was to be a kid for most of Canada’s history.
Why does it matter what language we speak? Or whether anyone else speaks our language?
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.
Everyone has to work, whether they do chores around the house, work in a factory, run a farm, go to an office job, fish for a living, work in a mine — Canadians do all kinds of paid and unpaid work.
What do you like to do in your spare time? First of all, you’re lucky to have spare time at all, compared to kids in Canada’s past. But, from simple toys to schoolyard games, kids have always been good at finding fun things to do.
This special digital issue celebrates some of the amazing women who helped make our country what it is today.
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.
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.
It can be beautiful, surprising, thought-provoking or funny — art is an important way that we think about ourselves and our country. You’ll meet all kind of artists and see their work in this issue of Kayak.
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.
From whales to horses, beavers to birds, learn all about how animals are part of the story of Canada.
Whether you like to play sports or watch them; ride your bike or be part of a team, this issue of Kayak brings you great stories from our sporting history.
This issue of Kayak is all about the places we live — our homes and communities.
We celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and how our country came to be with the silly, the serious and the surprising stories of our past. Meet some of the people who helped bring democracy to our country, the people who made it a country, and the people who watched along the way.
The April 2017 issue of Kayak looks at 150 people, places and things that tell the story of Canada.
It’s awful when terrible events occur, but on the flipside, it’s pretty wonderful to know that others are always ready to help. This issue looks at the Great Depression, the Halifax Explosion, emergency response and natural disasters.
A special digital-only edition of Kayak aimed at Grades 2–6. You will find stories about the major battles, about kids’ lives back home, and about how anger around conscription divided the country.
Our flag is one of the easiest to recognize in the entire world. It first flew February 15, 1965, so the February 2015 issue of Kayak is celebrating by shining a light on all of our national symbols.
Learn more about the Fathers of Confederation and how they made our country happen. And what could be more Canadian than to tell that story in the context of our greatest game — hockey?