The Halifax Explosion of 1917 resulted in a medical emergency the likes of which Canada had never seen.
The Mohawk of Kahnawake were renowned for their skill and agility when it came to high-steel construction. But in 1907, they were the hardest hit when the Quebec Bridge collapsed.
DisasterSongs.ca is a research project that looks at the role music plays in the way we cope with and remember disasters in Canada.
Nova Scotia had seen worse disasters, but the 1936 Moose River mine collapse transformed the nature of radio and changed journalism forever.
Our 14th annual advertising section offers a wide selection of books for Canadian history lovers.
Recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Community Programming
Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive!
Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Community Programming
Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
Open Book: Ken Cuthbertson explains the devastation that occurred in the minutes immediately following the explosion.
Using DNA to fish in the genetic pool.
Not every doll that attends a child’s tea party is a tea doll.
With 5 uniquely curated newsletters to choose from, we have something for everyone.
Use this activity and the 2017 Summer issue of Kayak to engage your students with the concept of Confederation by asking them to think about it happening today!
Use the Summer 2017 issue of Kayak to help your students match these Indigenous place names with their meanings!
Explore our Canada 150 Education Packages featuring K-12 lesson plans, activities, and resources.