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The Great Charter of English Liberties turns 800 this year. As part of the celebrations, one of the original copies of this groundbreaking thirteenth-century document is touring Canada.
Take the risk. Take the first step, and you will never look back.
The aim is simple: bring outstanding writing, photography and design to the classroom.
The Royal BC Museum invites your class to help transcribe these Great War collections.
The Library and Archives’ Virtual Gramophone database contains images and information for over 15,000 Canadian recordings, including “In Flanders Fields” in song.
“I wouldn’t have changed a thing,” said Wyatt “this was their first chance to identify as Canadian, and they were beaming with pride.”
Maps are interactive tools that can help teach Canadian history. Whether it is the HBC trade routes or where Canadians defended during the War of 1812. Maps provide a visual for students and allow them to interact with Canadian history.
During this 10-day tour, participants visit Vimy Ridge, Beaumont-Hamel, Dieppe, the Juno Beach Centre, the D-Day landing beaches and various other sites in Normandy.
Remembering his grandfather’s tales from the Great War became easier when many more Canadians knew the stories too.
Learn more about Western's Public History program from the director and internship coordinator.
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Dec 04, 2016
CBC News: Britain to get first major exhibition of Canada’s Franklin artifacts
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