Trans-Canada travels

In post-Second World War Canada, economic growth made automobiles more affordable, and romance for the open road flourished.

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What's happening in your neighbourhood?

Nominate an exceptional history project in your community for this year’s Governor General's History Award.


Living Well Together

Understanding Treaties as agreements to share.

Algonquin Territory

Indigenous title to land in the Ottawa Valley is an issue that is yet to be resolved.

Nations in Waiting

British Columbia’s First Nations are in a unique situation regarding Treaties.

2017 The Governor General's History Awards

Armand Doucet

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Marc Mailhot and Lynda Brown

Recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Glen Thielmann

Recipient of the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Governor General's History Awards

Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.

In This Issue

Anchors aweigh

The Manitoba Museum gives new life to its Nonsuch Gallery.

Inland mariners

From the Archives: Barges, steamboats, “timber cruising” and more in the June 1943 issue of The Beaver magazine.

Schooner model

This model was commissioned by the HBC and built by Alan Coburn of Nanaimo, British Columbia, in the 1930s.

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Finding Forgiveness, Building Trust

Treaty Education in Nova Scotia is a reconciliation story that has been many years in the making.

Parallels in Teaching

Educator Rob Jardine outlines the parallels in teaching about the Holocaust and the history of residential schools in Canada.

Montreal Walking Tour

Take a trip to Montreal with this audiowalk to learn about the city’s history.

What Might Canada Be Like If….?

Students develop an understanding of the importance of the process in which unique and historically significant national sites, people and events in Canada are determined and the potential consequences of not recognizing and preserving them.