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As an ocean-going vessel took shape on a Saskatchewan farm during the Great Depression, it was clear that its builder was either a genius or a madman.
Nelle Oosterom, the Senior Editor of Canada’s History magazine, shares her memories of growing up on a small farm in southern Ontario.
Who has been watching over the Arctic? How long have Canada and the U.S. been wrestling with the issue of control over freshwater? Find out here.
Attempts to conserve your family keepsakes may actually hasten their demise. By Paul Jones
In 1996, the Arctic Council limped into existence, barely noticed. Today, it is the principal forum in which the eight Arctic states interect and plan the increasingly important future of the Arctic.
In 1944, Canada and the United States agreed to talk about sharing the conservation and management of the massive Columbia River system. Twenty years later, both countries implemented the Columbia River Treaty.
The vivid stories being told during the War of 1812 bicentennial events have inspired musicians in southwestern Ontario to create a CD to mark the occasion.
If Canadians rarely hear about the International Joint Commission (IJC), it may be because this institution has been quiet yet effective in its job of settling potentially explosive cross-border disputes.
How the Canadian Rangers came to be the shadow army of the North.
Send us your family's stories and photos of growing up on the farm and we will post them on this website. The entries will be entered into a draw to win a free gift subscription to Canada’s History.
Sep 18, 2013
Canada’s History: Former residents of Ontario institution agree to financial settlement
Sep 13, 2013
The Canadian Press: Exhibit on First World War internment camps opens in Banff, Alta.
Feb 05, 2013
Ottawa Citizen: New history museum will ‘pleasantly surprise’ Canadians, CEO predicts
Feb 04, 2014
The Social History of Medicine in 19th Century Canada
Feb 18, 2014
The Social History of Dress in 19th Century Canada
Dec 14, 2013
December 1813 – Holiday Tours of McFarland House
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