Aboriginal Canadians' Contribution During Wartime
Aboriginal peoples from every region of Canada served in the armed forces during the Second World War, fighting in every major battle and campaign of the conflict. Learn more about these men and women, and read their stories of courage and sacrifice.
Canada: A People's History
Take a journey through the past with this web site that is based on the award-winning CBC TV series that tells Canada's story through the eyes of the people who lived it.
Canada and the World
A History of Canadian Foreign Policy. Learn how Canada took control over its foreign policy and emerged into a transcontinental nation whose interests and representatives span the face of the globe and extend into every sphere of human endeavour.
Canada in the Making
This site is about the history of Canada through the words of the men and women who shaped the nation. Built around the Government Documents collection of the Early Canadiana Online collection, it integrates narrative text with links to primary source texts. Includes selected historical maps and images.
Canada's Military Heritage
The Royal Canadian Legion history of Canada's forces from before 1914 to the present. Includes significant dates in Canadian Military history and a list of Canada's Victoria Cross recipients.
See how Canada came to be, from the original four provinces in 1867 to the present. Historical essays showcase documents, articles and photographs of the people, places and events that have shaped our country.
Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction
The creation of Canadian identity is a dynamic process to which we all contribute. This web site explores just a few themes that characterize some Canadian heroes.
Canadian Historical Association (CHA)
A bilingual scholarly organization dedicated to research in all fields of history, the CHA oversees a rigorous publication program and is an active voice on issues relating to the preservation and availability of historical records. Find out about CHA's annual conference, where Canadian historical research is showcased, and about how the supports historical scholarship.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Explore the history of Canada's inhabitants and their culture, thanks to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. There, you will meet people who played an important role in the formation of what is now Canada.
Hudson's Bay Company Archives
The Hudson's Bay Company's records document the history of the HBC since its inception in 1670 following the history of the fur trade, North American exploration, the development of Canada as a country and the growth of HBC's Canadian retail empire.
McCord Museum of Canadian History
A public research and teaching museum dedicated to the preservation, study, diffusion and appreciation of Canadian history. Provides information on several themes tied to Canadian history, including sports, the economy, politics, technology and Aboriginal peoples and more for the time period of 1840 - 1945.
Military History in Canada
An interpretive history of the Canadian military from 1867 to the present that looks at the growth and development of the Canadian military tradition and its influence on the nation's history.
National Defence - Directorate of History and Heritage
Access information, archives, an online historical research centre, searchable databases for military memorials and more on this site dedicated to the preservation and communication of Canada's military history and heritage.