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Get a FREE copy of this Remembrance Day special digital issue, classroom resources & lesson plans!

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Bows & Arrows

Also in our October-November issue: prehistoric mammals, Laurier’s sunny ways, and filming WWII.

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Young Citizens

Watch videos!

Students across Canada have posted up to 200 videos about our history and heritage.

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2016 Macdonald Prize Recipient

Robert C.H. Sweeny, for his book Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? Montreal 1819–1849.

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Remember the Children

This project has worked to identify people in residential school photographs & put the images back into Indigenous communities.

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New Research

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

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Book Review

Impressionism in Canada: A Journey of Rediscovery by A.L. Prakash.

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Going the distance

Key moments when technology brought Canadians — and the world — closer.

Canada's Ellis Island

Penelope Johnston explores the tragic legacy of Grosse Île, Quebec's former immigrant quarantine station.


Lesson PlanGreat Debates: Controversy in Canadian History

Controversies present unique ways of helping students understand that the past is a combination of many factors, not just a series of facts.

Big Six Historical Thinking ConceptsHistory as a Usable Currency

An open mind and the right attitude make all the difference when teaching history in an expulsion and suspension program. 



Featured Title: Biographies

The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction by Gregory Klages

Book Review

Apostate Englishman: Grey Owl the Writer and the Myths by Albert Braz


Jean Béliveau: Hockey LegendComing to a theatre near you!

Six films from Toronto's 2016 International Film Festival that need to be on your must-watch list.

Canada's Most Endangered Places - 2016Top Ten Endangered Places - 2016

Each year the National Trust for Canada releases a Top 10 Endangered Places List to bring national attention to sites at risk.


The Two-Nation Vacation

Janet Wallace discovers the border parks of New Brunswick and Maine and their story of war and peace between two countries.


Kayak Kids Illustrated History Challenge 2016

Read the wonderful stories and look at the incredible pictures submitted to the Kayak Kids History Challenge this year from youth all across Canada. Here are the top submissions for 2016

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