Bank of Canada
Currency Museum Explore the evolution of money around the world and
through the ages at the Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada.
Canada History Canadian history
timeline, details on historical events and people, historical maps.
Canada: A People's History The
twelve-thousand year trek from pre-history to Canada's recent past is being
televised over two years.
Canada's Digital Collections Subjects
include First Peoples, government, history and social studies.
Roots Photos of Orange Lodge history and culture in Canada including
membership certificate of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first Prime
Confederation The Territorial Evolution of Canada, Britain, Canada and the
Civil War, 1861-65, The Path to Confederation, Fear of Annexation by the
United States, Anti-Slavery and the Underground Railway, Historical
Documents Documents that have to do with the development of Canada's
constitution, as well as that of the country.
Documents The BNA Act, CNR Charter, Reciprocity Treaty, etc.
History - About.com Articles, discussions, links to related
History 30G A summary of the main events in Canadian history.
Time Line An informative time line containing information from prehistory
Pages Information from the discovery of Canada to postwar
Journal of History A Canadian journal of non-Canadian history. Information
about the CJH and abstracts of articles.
Facts Key facts and figures on the Canadian Mining Industry with a
break-down by province.
Canadian Musical Instrument
Heritage Tracking the history of Canadian made Musical Instruments, those
who played them and those who built them.
History The development of the Canadian passport from its beginnings to
the present day.
Promoting Canadian history, culture and style on the internet in a fun and
Gallery An image base of over 3,500 pictures and audiovisual resources for
Canadian Studies. Images include important Canadian people, events and places,
Canadian culture, flags, coats of arms, flowers and maps of Canada and the
eLibrary A collection of original resources for Canadian Studies. From the
European Discoveries of 987-1583, to modern times.
of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1670 The Royal Charter for incorporating The
Hudson's Bay Company, A.D. 1670.
Chronology of Events in the
History of Canadian Coins Circulating and collector coins of the Province
of Canada (1841-1867), the Dominion of Canada (1867-present), and
pre-confederation coins and tokens (Nova Scotia, Newfoundland,
Gardens A History of gardening in Canada.
electronic information clearinghouse and publications service for cultural
information. CultureNet seeks to act as a central resource and jumping-off
point for the Canadian cultural community on the networks.
Events, Places, People and Times in Canadian History Arranged
Online A project to provide enhanced access to Canada's published
heritage. A full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets
documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th
Flags of Canada
This book about the flags of Canada is being posted on the Web. The textual
material is being made available first. Over a hundred illustrations will be
1881-1955 A pioneer of the Canadian Press: half a century of
Committee of the Canadian Historical Association Mandated to gather and
disseminate information of interest to graduate students studying history in
Great Canadian Story
Engine Preserving of Canadian history as told through the personal stories
of Canadians. With this website, Canadians retell their collective history,
and reshape the Canadian identity through their own words, images and
of Lore and Yore Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction. Profiles 23 famous
- Social History Articles, research notes, book reviews, and other
submissions that contribute to social history in Canada.
Historica Canadian foundation with the
mission of providing Canadians with a deeper understanding of their history
and its importance in shaping their future.
Resources for High School Teachers Grade 9 - 12 and other history
resources. Citation protocol for the WWW. History and Teaching Discussion
Lists. History tours and quizzes.
History Learning and Teaching Web
Page This web page provides history students and teachers with easy access
to resources on the world wide web that will help their research, studying and
of Canada Includes Canadian Constitutional documents, maps, and Canadian
Television Online An entertaining and interesting way for Canadians to
find out about the people, trends, and events that shaped their world. Today
in History, search the Ultimate History Archive, Fun and Games section,
discussion groups, Program Schedule.
Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of
Canada Humanities Resources by discipline and links to other humanities
Important Moments in
Canadian History From prehistoric to present.
Mad Alchemist's Heraldry
Canadian provincial, civic, and academic heraldry.
National Historic Sites
- Parks Canada Alphabetical listing of historical sites and heritage
North: Landscape of the
Imagination The National Library has drawn on its collection of books,
magazines, manuscripts and music to reveal the North of the artist. The
collection contains a rich legacy of publications related to the
Day A daily outline of events in Canadian history with images, URLs and a
quote of the day.
Online Making information on all of Canada's Prime Ministers available via
Canadian Telephone Company Histories
The Canada Quiz This
quiz is a quick introduction to a few threads in the shared tapestry of
Great Canadian History Page Canadian Studies, Social Studies and
McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Promoting a better understanding
of Canada through the study of our heritage.
Today in Canadian History
Daily digest of great events in Canadian history.
Internment of Ukrainian Canadians in Labour Camps 1914-1920.
University of Calgary - Department of
History On-line multimedia history tutorials, links to historical
resources at the University of Calgary, links to history sites on the World
Wide Web, and how to evaluate and cite materials from the World Wide
Canada Pictorical Index Inc. Over 60,000 selected images recording the
history of Western Canada.
Archives: History of Canada Documents for Canadian labor, Economy and
environment, Society, Politics, Quebec separatism, and
Isthmus and its First Settlers This book is an account of the settlement
of the NS/NB border area known as the Chignecto Isthmus, which separates the
Bay of Fundy from the Cumberland Strait.
Dr. Mel Baker's
Homepage Bibliography of Publications, 19th and 20th Century Newfoundland
and Labrador History, History of St. John's and the Catalina, Port Union Area,
and links to community pages.
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland
and Labrador An invaluable source of information for historic restoration
of buildings of architectural or historical significance. Features an Ask the
Experts section, Frequently Asked Questions, listing of Publications for sale,
and Heritage Links.
and Labrador Constitutional Documents This reference collection is being
assembled to provide ready access to the important documents which illustrate
the evolution of Newfoundland and Labrador as a British colony, self-governing
dominion, and province of Canada.
Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage The
purpose of this web site is to furnish a wide range of information and
analysis on the history, geography, population, culture, and society of
Newfoundland and Labrador.
Outport: Newfoundland History Land and Resources, Education and Cultural
Activity, Government and Politics, Economy and History.
1843-46 Halifax Time
Capsule An analysis of an historical fiction written in Halifax 1843-46
providing insight into early Halifax living.
A Celebration of Histories The
250 year history of Halifax and Dartmouth.
A Virtual Tour
of the Architectural Heritage of Antigonish, Nova Scotia Information on
the architectural heritage of Antigonish.
Antecdotal Histories of Life in
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia This site houses a collection of writings
and oral histories of the families who settled in Lunenburg County.
Black Cultural History
Database An ongoing database for Nova Scotia black cultural
Blacks In Nova
Scotia Information on Sam E. Langford, Nova Scotian black cultural
database, internet Nova Scotia: the African presence, the universal black
pages, African American history, the Cromwell family tree.
Fortress of Louisbourg Public research
databases include catalogues, inventories, guides, indexes and historical
maps. Library & Archives holdings.
McNabs Island Society (FOMIS) Information on this islands history,
Pre-european and european settlement, the MacNab family, other island
residents, fortifications and folklore.
From Querns to Quilts
A select view of the material culture of Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Banks Collection of Novascotiana A collection of published and manuscript
material which presents a record of all aspects of Nova Scotian and Maritime
life and culture. The collection includes fiction, local histories, and
History of Coal
Mining in Nova Scotia The Louis Frost notes, 1685 to 1962. The history of
coal mining in Nova Scotia.
History of Electric Utility
Companies in Nova Scotia The full, official, legal name of each company,
commission, or board for privately-owned electric utility companies and
government-owned electric utilities.
History of Nova Scotia With
special attention given to communications and transportation.
History of Telephone Companies in
Nova Scotia Information about more than 300 companies that operated public
telephone systems in NS during the last hundred years.
Little-Known Portions of Nova
Scotia History Includes the first Trans-Canada auto trip, the "Saxby Gale"
of 1869 and short stories from Nova Scotia's past.
Nova Scotia Historic Notes
Starting with the possible landing of Prince Henry Sinclair at Chedabucto Bay,
Nova Scotia, June 2 1398.
Rose Bank Cottage An
accurate historical novel based on real historical events and people, that has
been approved by the Nova Scotia Museum Society, and the Ross Farm Living
in NS Scottish culture and heritage in New Scotland.
The pages of Blue Peter Biographies of
Early Nova Scotians 1600-1867. Books & articles on Nova Scotia genealogy.
Historical publications. Nova Scotia history.
Town of Lunenburg Home of the
Bluenose and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The first settlers were from various
parts of Germany, Switzerland, and the Montbeliard region of
Prince Edward Island
Robinsons Island Robinsons Island is located on the northern shore of
Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.). This is a history of the island and the family
who once settled it for over 100 years.
Memories Of The Ferries The
history of the P.E.I Marine Atlantic ferry service from Borden - Cape
Tormentine, prior to the construction of the Confederation
Resources, New Brunswick Synopsis 1780 to present, marine heritage,
Heritage Hall of Fame, photo archive, Black heritage, and culture.
Information on the discovery of the area, the settlers, shipping industry,
great fires, native people and churches.
in New Brunswick History Significant events in NB history. Search for
text, or for a specific date.
Evangeline: Historical Perspectives Informative article on the history of
Expulsion in 1755 The Proclamation, Cajun history and links.
Acadian History The
name Acadia originally applied to the colonies of New France, to an area that
included southeastern Quebec, eastern Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and
Prince Edward Island.
Acadian Odyssey A
graphic and textual elaboration of the Acadian identity and shows how it has
more than simply maintained itself throughout nearly four centuries.
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon The Acadians of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon are
among the oldest families of the islands.
History of the Acadian People
A country named Acadie, Acadie of yesterday (summary chronology of 1604-1854),
Acadian rebirth (chronology synopsis 1854-1997), are you acadien and a list
17th Century Canadian
History Various articles about early Canadian history and ancestry, based
mainly on notary documents.
Contains more than 475 000 titles of books, serials, and downloadable PDF
to Quebec Canada Vieux Quebec, St.Anne-de-Beaupre, Grosse-Ile,
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec. Grey Bruce County, Ontario.
Heritage Montreal Dedicated to
the preservation of Greater Montreal's architectural, landscape and social
Kamouraska Information on
the Kamouraska region, and its early settlers.
Magog & Lake
Memphremagog The story of Magog and surrounding area, Historical and
scenic photos of the Eastern Townships and many useful links.
Quebec History Extensive
site that analyses the main events, issues and concepts of Quebec history from
1760 to today. The site offers readings, maps, documents, statistics,
chronologies, biographies and links to other sites.
Quebec History Timeline Starting
with 1534 when Jacques Cartier first explored the Gulf of
Heritage Contains individual pages for some fifty museums, interpretation
centres, and historical and genealogical societies all around the Eastern
Virtual Museum of New
France Their mission is to disseminate knowledge of the period of history
in which the French explored North America and founded the colony of New
France. Travel through over two centuries of a French presence in North
America, and learn about Canada's past.
County of Lennox and
Addington Includes information on the History of the Lennox and Addington
area. Families began arriving in Loyalist Country during the summer of 1784,
when the first United Empire Loyalists landed on the shores of modern-day
Genealogy and Social
History of Morewood An archive of photographs and anecdotal history of
early life in small-town Canada.
Ghost Towns of
Ontario Text and photographs on ghost towns in Ontario.
Greater Kingston, Ontario
The history of Greater Kingston, starting in 1673 when Robert Cavelier de La
Salle selected the site of Cataraqui (present day Kingston) for a fortified
Silver Trail Realizing the unique contribution that the discovery and
development of the Cobalt silver mining camp has made, an Ontario Ministry
conceived a pilot project designed to preserve and illustrate some of the
historical attributes of the area.
Heritage Toronto Heritage Toronto
is the new brand name of the Toronto Historical Board. We speak out on
heritage preservation issues, operate the City of Toronto museums and explain
the story of Historic Toronto.
London, Ontario's enchanting past from its discovery in the 1700s to its
pioneer and Victorian days.
History of Lennon
& Addington County The history of the county crest take a walking tour
of historic Bath, the historic Addington Road driving tour, historic sites in
Kanata History Timeline The city of
Kanata history, in a timeline format. Tracing issues and events from before
the 1977 Mayo Report recommending the creation of the new City of Kanata, up
to the present.
Logging by Rail in
Algonquin Park A video of rare film from the 1930's of logging and
lumbering in Algonquin Provincial Park. See the whole story of the felling and
hauling of the trees by the men, horses, trucks and steam trains.
Magic Assembling The Articles section
contains information topics including the Italians in Toronto 1885-1915,
History of the Maltese Canadian Community, Irish Catholics in a Victorian
Toronto, Recollections and Experiences, Ukrainian Settlement
Heritage Archaeology, municipal heritage, community museums, heritage
organizations, historical buildings and sites (Includes Cemeteries), Ontario
Heritage Act and related links.
History A Province of Ontario sponsored page providing details on the
native peoples and early settlers to World War II.
Oral History Project Grade 9 &
10 history students interviewed grandparents, parents, neighbours and other
"OLD" people concerning the early 1900's through the 1960's. Life experiences
concerning WWI, the Great Depression, WWII, and life in general during these
Point Hon. Hamnett Kirkes Pinhey (1784-1857), a young London importer and
ship insurance broker, emigrated to Canada in 1820 with a small fortune and
developed an estate at Kanata, Ontario.
Waterloo - Historical
Outline Historical outline of Waterloo from the 18th century to
Rupert's Land Studies Facilitates scholarly research and publishing
concerning the human history of the Hudson's Bay Company territory, known from
1670 to 1870 as Rupert's Land.
Louis Riel Home
Page This site has two purposes: first, to catalogue information already
on the net about Louis Riel, and second to provide new background material not
otherwise available on-line about this remarkable figure in Canadian
Riel, Dumont, and the
1885 Rebellion A factual account of the Metis half of the 1885 Northwest
Rebellion (19 pages and 12 illustrations).
TimeLinks The historical
web site about Manitoba in the decade from 1910 to 1920.
Saskatchewan The majority of the settlers in this area were of German
Russian descent and traced their ancestry to the Kutschurgan Villages just
north west of the city of Odessa on the Black Sea.
Studies Monographs, biographies and edited proceedings and documents. It
includes the former categories of Canadian Plains Biographies and Occasional
Papers, which have been discontinued.
Past and Present The history and people of Caron Rural Municipality
Dept of History,
Univ of Saskatchewan Information and links.
Northwest Resistance Digitized
Project Allowing access to materials relating to the Northwest Resistance
of 1885. It contains a searchable database of bibliographic records. A number
of the items have been digitized for online viewing.
Heritage A brief history of Regina.
1905-1955 This publicaton is a community effort by the school children,
teachers, community leaders and elders of Revenue in 1955, its fiftieth
the Soil - Early Settlement of Humboldt The story of Humboldt and
surrounding communities. Selected articles from the Humboldt Journal.
St. Joseph's Colony
Outline of the history of the towns, villages & parishes of St. Joseph's
Online Information about the archives, heritage organizations, historic
sites, interpretive centres and museums that preserve and interpret our
Heritage Information about the archives, heritage organizations, historic
sites, interpretive centres and museums that preserve and interpret our
Vermilion, Discovering Alberta's Oldest Community Fort Vermilion is the
oldest community in Alberta and dates back as early as 1788. Many fur traders
from eastern canada migrated here.
Ghost Towns of
Alberta Text and photographs on ghost towns in Alberta.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump The
world's oldest, largest and best preserved buffalo jump. Designated as a
UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981, Head-Smashed-In has been used continuously
by aboriginal peoples of the plains for more than 5,500
Online The Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper provides information about the Gold
Rush and the early development of British Columbia.
BC Heritage Your online guide to BC
Heritage historic sites and services and an introduction to the programs of
the British Columbia Heritage Trust. A BC Government page.
BC Studies - The British Columbian
Quarterly Dedicated to the exploration of British Columbia's cultural,
economic, and political life, past and present.
Historians Founded by a group of Islanders who were concerned about the
fast disappearing links to Bowen's history. Their objective was to collect and
preserve the early stories and memories of the people who were involved in
Centre for the Study of
the Pacific Northwest This site makes accessible some of the University's
myriad resources in regional history. Includes the Pacific Northwest Quarterly
which is a journal devoted to the history and culture of the northwestern
United States, Alaska, and western Canada.
Comox Valley Harbour
Authority - Marine History Timeline of events, pictures and stories of
Comox Bay events and development.
Includes family information from the BC archives.
First Newspapers on
Canada's west coast: 1858-1863 Victoria, British Columbia:
Fort Steele Heritage
Town Come to Fort Steele Heritage Town and be transported back in time to
a mining boom town in the 1890s. Information on Archives & Library
Georgia Cannery A pictoral history of this cannery which was constructed
in 1894. Over the years it was used as a cannery, reduction plant, and net
loft. As you step inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, the flavour of the West
Coast fishing industry surrounds you.
of Esquimalt Origin of the Name, Historical Outline, Reeves and Mayors of
the Township of Esquimalt.
History of Fort
Langley Brief history of Fort Langley and the Hudson's Bay
Houston Important people and events in Houston's past. Early pioneers,
area place names, past mayors, schools, postal service, etc.
History of the
Columbia/Shuswap Area David Thompson first explored the Region during the
period 1807 to 1811, traversed the length of the Columbia River and
established a series of fur trading posts west of the Rocky
of the Northwest Coast Historical timeline including interesting notes,
starting with July 18, 1774 Juan Perez' visit to Queen Charlotte Islands and
later to Nootka Sound.
History of the Peace River
Region Includes information on the First Nations of the region, the fur
trade, Church histories, and nearby communities.
Company at Fort Victoria This site is meant to give you an understanding
of a few of the people who make up Victoria's past. The Fort was built in 1843
as a Hudson Bay Company outpost. It was the first non-native settlement in
Know BC BC facts, people
and places. BC lore and a BC quiz. Information on the Encyclopedia of British
Thompson/Okanagan - Past Present and Future A Royal British Columbia
Museum and Okanagan University College project featuring the human and natural
history of this region. Includes articles, historic photographs, census
databases, HBC Post Journals and maps.
Memorial to the Coal
Miners of Michel, Natal & Sparwood, BC Working in the mines was quite
dangerous with men losing their lives in almost every year for the first half
of the century. As you can see from the list, the majority of the fatalities
occurred in the years up to 1970.
Prince George Oral History A
collection of the memories and studies of those who "lived the history" of
Metchosin A History of St Mary's Church, and information on Metchosin
history and pioneers. The Metchosin pioneers section features biographies on
different pioneer families.
The Homeroom A gateway to
resources and information relating to the history of schools and the
development of education systems in British Columbia.
Who Killed William Robinson? A
rich social history of the Blacks, Aboriginal People, Kanakas (Hawaiians) and
Whites of many national backgrounds who settled Salt Spring Island. Their
stories tell us much about the settlement of British Columbia,
Circle: History and Culture Seeking the Past: An Archaeological Journey,
Arctic Exploration - Euro-American portrayals, indigenous views, ethnographic
portraits, Arctic Circle Museum of Art, Photography and
Northern Culture Information on both Yukon and Alaska history as well as
Canadian Heroes of the
Klondike Gold Rush Listed by their native province.
Ghosts of the Gold Rush History of the
gold rush in the Klondike and Alaska; includes searchable database of names of
individual who were in the Yukon at the time. A brief history of the Klondike
Gold Rush, stories of Klondike stampeders.
Golden Dreams: The Quest
for the Klondike Retraces the path to the Klondike Gold Fields from
Washington State in 1897 and 1898 through the eyes and lens of a
History Net Where
history lives on the net. Articles, interactive features, and
Land Claims Agreement Act An Act respecting an Agreement between the Inuit
of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of
Commission In the Inuit language of Inuktitut, Nunavut means "Our Land".
It is the name given to the ancestral home of the Inuit of the central and
eastern Arctic, and to the Territory of Nunavut in Canada's Eastern Arctic
which came into bring in 1999.