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A First World War soldier assures his mother he will return as

Dear Mother

A First World War soldier assures his mother he will return as "good a boy as when I went away."

Commemorating the wars is not about celebrating conflict; it is about remembering that there are values worth sacrificing for.

Remembrance

Commemorating the wars is not about celebrating conflict; it is about remembering that there are values worth sacrificing for.

Presenting the young winners of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories competition.

2014 Aboriginal Arts & Stories Award Winners

Read the winning entries of Andrea Lanouette and Aviaq Johnston.

Explore our articles and photo galleries for an exclusive perspective.

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Explore our articles and photo galleries for an exclusive perspective.

This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was an ingenious piece of Aboriginal child care technology that served as the contemporary equivalent of a crib.

Anishinabe Cradleboard

This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was an ingenious piece of Aboriginal child care technology that served as the contemporary equivalent of a crib.

Vikings on a Prairie Ocean: Manitoban Glenn Sigurdson brings the history of New Iceland to life in his memoir about growing up along Lake Winnipeg.

Vikings on a Prairie Ocean

Manitoban Glenn Sigurdson brings the history of New Iceland to life in his memoir about growing up along Lake Winnipeg.

The Château Ramezay commemorates the War of 1812 with items from its collection. Produced as three

1812: Objects to Discover

The Château Ramezay commemorates the War of 1812 with videos of items from its collection. Each video provides a different perspective: Canadian, British and First Nations.

Are valuable antiques hiding in your attic? Canada's History wants to help you!

What's it worth?

Are valuable antiques hiding in your attic? Canada's History wants to help you!

The book will be out this fall, but you can still submit photos for the website.

Great War Album

The book will be out this fall, but you can still submit photos for the website.

Canada's History senior editor Nelle Oosterom travels to Churchill and York Factory, Manitoba.

Fur Trade Footsteps: Photo Gallery

Canada's History senior editor Nelle Oosterom travels to Churchill and York Factory, Manitoba.

For a fresh take on the war, watch our original video series hosted by Tim Compeau.

War of 1812: A Video Field Guide

For a fresh take on the war, watch our original video series hosted by Tim Compeau.

Readers: submit old photos that capture a moment, important or ordinary, in Canada's history.

Album

Readers: submit old photos that capture a moment, important or ordinary, in Canada's history.

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Dear Mother

A First World War soldier assures his mother he will return as "good a boy as when I went away."

Remembrance

Commemorating the wars is not about celebrating conflict; it is about remembering that there are values worth sacrificing for.

How the Scots Invented Canadian Diversity

As Scotland ponders independence, some thoughts on how the Scots made Canada what it is.

Tracking world war veterans

A new database recognizes veterans named on school memorials.

Vikings on a Prairie Ocean

Manitoban Glenn Sigurdson brings the history of New Iceland to life in his memoir about growing up along Lake Winnipeg.

Aboriginal Writers' Work Showcased

Presenting the young winners of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories competition.

Trading Post

	This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was designed to keep infants warm and safe and to make them easy to carry about.

This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was designed to keep infants warm and safe and to make them easy to carry about.

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Rose Elsegood and her family gather to celebrate the end of the Second World War.

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