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Click to read about Canada's Golgotha

Canada's Golgotha

During the Second Battle of Ypres, rumours circulated that a Canadian soldier had been crucified on a Belgian barn door, a story the Germans denounced as propaganda.

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Bonding with local history

Digital preservation of St. John’s Anglican Church in Sandwich, Ontario included baptismal, marriage, burial, and confirmation records from 1828 to 1915.

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Canada's Women of History

These ten women were featured at the History Makers Dinner at the Canadian Museum of History on October 16th, 2015.

Great Debates

How controversy can help turn students on to history.

Click to learn how to make a law with your class

Making a Law

Go through the motions of drafting, proposing, reading and voting for a federal law with your class.

Lesson plans: Teachable moments beyond the textbook and outside the classroom.

Lesson Plans

Teachable moments beyond the textbook and outside the classroom.

Headingley Heritage - Oral History

Watch this interview with journalism student Amber McGuckin. She discusses her experiences with oral histories.

Image of cenotaph

Road to Vimy 2017

This project is designed to have Canada’s students become the custodians of the memory of Canada’s soldiers.

Six great tips to get your students thinking historically.

Pondering the Past

Six great tips to get your students thinking historically.

Bring artifacts from the Canadian War Museum into your classroom for free!

Supply Line by the Canadian War Museum

Bring artifacts from the Canadian War Museum into your classroom for free!

Working History

Battle Field TourBattlefield Tour Testimonial

Find out why this teacher takes her students to see the battlefields of the Great War.


Western University Public History ProgramPublic History at Western 

Learn about Western University's Public History program from the director and internship coordinator.

New Research

U of W students digitize local historyStudent Bond With Local History

University of Windsor undergraduate students contribute to digitally preserving local history.

learn how to do oral historyHow to do Oral History 

In this video Dr. Stacey Zembrzycki explains the processes of doing oral history.


Lesson Plans

Aboriginal Legends: Coast to Coast to CoastAboriginal Legends: Coast to Coast to Coast

Classrooms honoured first people in Canada by exploring First Nation, Metis or Inuit legends.

How should we remember those who fought for Canada?How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
The Lest We Forget Project (LWF) begins by exploring soldiers relevant to your student population.

You‹r’ Resources

Canada Year Book Historical CollectionCanada's Women of History

Introduce your students to these thirty women of history, with beautiful illustrations and brief biographies.



The Big SixThe Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts

"... this book is a “must” for any and all history teachers who believe that students deserve the best that the discipline can offer."

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