Seeking Safety

Everyone who lives in Canada has a different story about how they and their family ended up where they did. What’s yours?

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This year’s vote may be over but you can still watch over 1000 Young Citizens’ videos.

Kayak: Canada's History Magazine for Kids

Growing Up Healthy

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.

Canada and the Second World War

From farms to factories to fighting, the Second World War touched Canadians in many ways.

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.

Kayak Kids' Illustrated History Challenge

2020 Kayak Kids' Illustrated History Challenge Winners

Stories of Canadian history are brought to life through the writing and images of this year’s winners.

2019 Kayak Kids' Illustrated History Challenge Winners

Important moments from Canadian history are highlighted through colourful illustrations.

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Heritage Fairs

Canada’s Virtual Heritage Fair

COVID-19 forces adaptation and innovation for Canadian students.

Heritage Fairs Chat

In this web chat, the 2018 Young Citizens share their tips, tricks, and advice for creating a winning Heritage Fair project.

Young Citizens

2020 Young Citizens Revealed

Despite COVID-19, students showcase important Canadian histories.

About Young Citizens

The Young Citizens program encourages inquiry and historical thinking, and provides students with the opportunity to engage with museums, historic sites, historians, and family members.