history

Learning about Indigenous History

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. It honours the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. How much do you know about Indigenous history? Learn more in these five books: 21 Things You May Not Know about the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality First Nations… Read more

Canada History Week

This week is Canada History Week! This year’s theme is Science, Creativity and Innovation: Our Canadian Story, highlighting historic achievements by Canadians in the fields of medicine, science, technology, engineering and math. Historica Canada has created a digital magazine for Canada History Week. This interactive publication provides snapshots of Canadian accomplishments with links to more… Read more

Canada History Week

We’re right in the middle of Canada History Week. You can learn more about Canadian history, culture, science and the arts by visiting the Virtual Museum of Canada, an online collection of more than 500 virtual exhibits from large and small Canadian museums and heritage organizations. It includes a Teachers’ Centre with learning resources and… Read more

How Canadian are You, eh?

In anticipation of Canada Day tomorrow, here’s an online multiple-choice quiz testing your knowledge of Canadian history. How Canadian are You, eh? is different every time, so you can play more than once.