Lighthouse Stories

Beacons, warnings and landmarks.

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Watch them now!

This year’s vote may be over but you can still watch over 1,000 Young Citizens’ videos.


Rights and Freedoms

How Canada got to be one of the freest countries in the world.

Say Cheese!

Picturing Canada’s past starts with photographers and the scenes they captured.


Bodies and brains all work differently. This issue explores those (dis)abilities throughout Canada’s past.


For as long as there have been people living in what we know as Canada, there’s been trash to deal with.


What's The Story?

There are stories all around us, just waiting for you to tell them. What’s The Story? guides you through the process of telling a story that matters to you

Starting Your Storytelling Journey

Students who attended this virtual event discovered the magic of storytelling, how to bring characters to life, and how to turn historical events into an engaging story.

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Heritage Fairs

About Heritage Fairs

Inspiring Canada’s best and brightest young people with their history and heritage since 1993.

Find a Fair

There are Heritage Fairs across the country!

Young Citizens

Meet Canada’s top young storytellers

Announcing the winners of the 2023 Young Citizens video competition

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.