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Canadian History Websites
CN Images of Canada
Historic photographs depicting industry in Canada: agriculture, aviation, railways, marine stations, road transport and more.
The Atlas of Canada
Historic maps of Canada provided by the Department of Natural Resources
Historical Atlas of Canada
The Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project is intended to make the maps and data generated for the Atlas available to a wider audience by re-designing them for the Internet.
Immigrants to Canada
The information on these pages has been extracted from various government records, as well as the odd shipping record (mostly from the Allan Line). It contains, voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage
Explore a selection of material drawn from the Museum's artifact and archival collections. Historical and contemporary objects, images, and documents vividly express the cultural diversity as well as the creativity, resourcefulness, and endurance of this country's First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples.
The Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture
This website is the most comprehensive attempt to chronicle traditional Métis history and culture on the World Wide Web and contains a wealth of primary documents – oral history interviews, photographs and various archival documents – in visual, audio and video files.
Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools
The website acknowledge the experiences of, and the impacts and consequences of Canada’s Residential School System on Aboriginal peoples; to create a public and historical record of this period in Canadian history that could be easily accessed by Canadians; and to promote public awareness, understanding and education of the history and legacy of residential schools.
Japanese Canadian History
The website provides information on Japanese Canadian history, including the Japanese Internment.
Canada and the First World War
Provides an overview of Canada's involvement in WWI, and includes photographs of museum objects and historical photographs from the war.
Peace and War in the 20th Century
The site includes almost 3000 records, organized around some 50 case studies. As well as a timeline to provide chronological context, some of the case studies include audio or video, and we have transcribed many of the original materials for easier reading.