These are websites relating to and about the history of the beautiful country of Canada and it's people.
Connects the work of historians with the public and current events.
Tells how Canada came to be, from the original four provinces in 1867 to the present. Historical essays showcase documents, articles and photographs.
Interactive and authoritative source of data with over 350,000 official and formerly official geographical names available in both English and French.
Canadian Orange Lodges are invited to submit a history of their lodge. To preserve Canada’s Orange history.
The history of the Canadian War Brides of World War Two; 48,000 British and European women who met and married Canadian servicemen overseas between 1940-1946 and who came to Canada to live at the end of the war.
Hundreds of radio and television clips from the archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
A first hand account of the lifestyle of college students from 1900 to 1905; includes the first person experiences of a young school teacher in Saskatchewan.
Describes Fenian plans in the 1860s to attain control of what is now Canada and hold it in ransom for the freedom of Ireland.
This site is dedicated to documenting the various historic sites of Canada.
A collection of historical documents, photographs, maps and multimedia that enable users to investigate mysteries in Canadian history.
A guide to women in Canadian history with biographies, quotes, and links to related resources for students, teachers and history buffs.
Maps, graphs and text based on print volumes and redesigned for online, interactive viewing. Includes downloadable data in tabular form as well as printable map images.
Traces history and development of this firm from creation in Toronto up to its takeover by Gulf Canada in 1969.
Significant events and history of the people of the northwest Canada from 1774 to present day. Includes journal entries from Captain Cook, fur traders, Indian prophets, and ethnographers.
Presents stories, information and photographs about the Hudson's Bay Company and Canada's early history.
A scholarly site illustrates and documents heroic age of fur trade. Examines exploits of the North West Company and other Montreal-based fur trading companies. Includes full texts of manuscripts known as the Masson Papers from 1790 -1820.
A directory to National Historic sites in Canada, with links where available.
National, not-for-profit collaborative campaign to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday in 2017 by encouraging Canadians of all ages and backgrounds to record their short and full-length personal, family and community histories.
An online library, archive, museum and school all in one providing Canadian local histories and educational resources.
Details about the discovery and exploration of Canada with emphasis on explorers and mapmakers.
Includes documentation of Manitoba school legislation of 1890, which was regarded as anti-Catholic, and involvement of Quebecers in the controversy. [English and French]
Book and poems of pioneer life by Susanna Moodie.
Contains more than 78,000 entries of ships registered in ports of Canada between 1787 and 1966. Library and Archives Canada.
The conditions and challenges of emigrants' lives in 19th-century Canada as reflected in the lives and writings of Catharine Parr Traill(1802-99) and Susanna Moodie (1803-85).
Provides maps that depict the evolution of the nation's international, provincial and territorial boundaries from 1667 through 1999.
Photographs, maps, and documents from two exploratory surveys conducted by J.B. Tyrrell of the region west of Hudson Bay.
The National Archives of Canada presents this virtual exhibition. A gateway to the large-scale digitization of selected holdings. Topics include the fur trade, scientific expeditions, aboriginal claims and urbanization.
A National Archives exhibit on the 1927-1929 "Persons Case" in which the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council declared women to be "persons".
Historical and informational site, showing original highway routes from 1925-Date, old signs, and lots of old photographs. For convenience, highway mileage charts are listed.
Frobisher's expeditions to Nunavut in the Arctic are described as well as the search for a Northwest Passage to Asia, the first mining venture in Canada, and the earliest attempt by the English to establish a colony in the New World.
Information about explorers, natives, European settlers, and chronology of the settling of New France.
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