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- 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 acadian names.
- Alberta Heritage Online Information about the archives, heritage organizations, historic sites, interpretive centres and museums that preserve and interpret our heritage.
- Frank Slide, Alberta On April 29, 1903, Turtle Mountain collapsed, resulting in the greatest landslide in North American history. At least 76 people were buried alive under massive limestone boulders. Includes names of survivors and those who perished.
- 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 years.
- Smoky Lake History Archive Location on the North Saskatchewan River. This site traces the history of the area through the fur trade and mission era to settlement and township.
- Chignecto 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.
- Alcan Highway During World War II, 10,607 U.S. soldiers built a road 1,522 miles long in 8 months. This road cut throught the Canadian Wilderness fron Dawson Creek BC to Fairbanks Alaska.
- Barkerville 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.
- 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.
- Colonial History Vancouver Island Vancouver Island's colourful history. It goes behind the scenes of official accounts for a look at the everyday lives of so-called 'ordinary people'.
- Comox Valley Harbour Authority - Marine History Timeline of events, pictures and stories of Comox Bay events and development.
- First Newspapers on Canada's west coast: 1858-1863 Victoria, British Columbia: 1856-1863.
- 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 Holdings.
- History 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 Company.
- History of Houston Important people and events in Houston's past. Early pioneers, area place names, past mayors, schools, postal service, etc.
- History of the City of Surrey Surrey's History begins with the initial Spanish and English contact, aboriginal settlement, and the impact of Europeans. Followed by early pioneer settlement, the impact of trails, early roads, water transportation and railways on that settlement.
- History 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.
- Know BC BC facts, people and places. BC lore and a BC quiz. Information on the Encyclopedia of British Columbia.
- Living Landscapes: 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.
- Point Ellice Collection of Household Victoriana Take a virtual tour through the site, chat gossip with the family, look through the cook book. Also contains an on-line database of Victorian objects.
- Semiahmoo People The Semiahmoo were the people who occupied South Surrey and belonged to the Straits Salish a division of the Coast Salish. This site covers their territory, subsistance activities, white contact and the establishment of a reservation.
- St Mary's, 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 City of Surrey: A History Surrey's History from initial contact up to 1970. Including aboriginal settlement, European exploration, pioneer settlement, and the development of roads, railways, agriculture, forestry, and urban centers.
- The Homeroom A gateway to resources and information relating to the history of schools and the development of education systems in British Columbia.
- The Semiahmoo People The Semiahmoo Indian band, part of the Straits' Salish, is a small remnant of the Semiahmoo people who once dominated the region from Boundary Bay in the north to Birch Bay in the south. The band occupies a 328 acre reservation along Semiahmoo Bay
- Victoria's Victoria Focuses on Victoria, BC during the reign of Queen Victoria,
- 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, Canada.
- Centre for 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.
- Miles MacDonell Collegiate Alumni Association Contains many historical files and articles relating to the East Kildonan area of Winnipeg as well as North Kildonan, St Boniface and Transcona and Winnipeg in general. Click on history link on homepage.
- 1866 History of Canada PDF transcription of an 1866 edition of J. George Hodgins' "A History of Canada, and of the Other British Provinces in North America".
- 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 Channel Canada's largest inventory of Canadian Social Studies resources on the Internet. CanTest eLibrary, CanPix Images.
- Canada History Canadian history timeline, details on historical events and people, historical maps.
- Canada's Digital Collections Subjects include First Peoples, government, history and social studies.
- Canada: A People's History The twelve-thousand year trek from pre-history to Canada's recent past is being televised over two years.
- CanadaÂ?s Constitutional Evolution The constitutional evolution of Canada now spans over four centuries. Through texts and symbols, French, British and Canadian governments and the First Nations have left their mark on the history of this country.
- Canadian Confederation The territorial evolution of Canada, path to confederation, raids and skirmishes, historical documents, Canadian confederation bibliography.
- Canadian Constitutional Documents Documents that have to do with the development of Canada's constitution, as well as that of the country.
- Canadian History - About.com Articles, discussions, links to related sites.
- Canadian History Time Line An informative time line containing information from prehistory to present.
- Canadian Information Pages Information from the discovery of Canada to postwar developments.
- Canadian Journal of History A Canadian journal of non-Canadian history. Information about the CJH and abstracts of articles.
- Canadian Mining 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.
- Canadian Passport History The development of the Canadian passport from its beginnings to the present day.
- Canadian Petroleum Interpretive Centre Uncover the history of the Canadian Petroleum Industry at the national historic site of the 1947, Leduc #1 discovery well. Archives and library, murals, film, photos, scale models, indoor and outdoor exhibits, educational experiences for all ages.
- Charter 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, etc.).
- Cultivating Canadian Gardens A History of gardening in Canada.
- Department of Foreign Affairs History For more than a century, diplomacy has played an important role in shaping Canada's relations with the world. Take a moment to explore our past and share a history rich in tradition and accomplishment.
- Dictionary of Events, Places, People and Times in Canadian History Arranged alphabatically.
- Digital Library of Canada - History Links to Canadian history sites on the National Library of Canada webserver.
- Discovering Canada's Geoscience Heritage Capture the spirit of adventure and travel back with us through text and images to discover the rich scientific heritage of our nation.
- Early Canadiana 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 century.
- 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 added slowly.
- France in America The history of the French presence in North America from the first decades of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century.
- George MacDonald: 1881-1955 A pioneer of the Canadian Press: half a century of news.
- Graduate Students' Committee of the Canadian Historical Association Mandated to gather and disseminate information of interest to graduate students studying history in Canada.
- Heroes of Lore and Yore Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction. Profiles 23 famous Canadians.
- Heroines.ca A Guide to Women in Canadian History
- Historica Canadian foundation with the mission of providing Canadians with a deeper understanding of their history and its importance in shaping their future.
- History 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 resources.
- Important Moments in Canadian History From prehistoric to present.
- National Historic Sites - Parks Canada Alphabetical listing of historical sites and heritage places.
- 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 North.
- On This Day A daily outline of events in Canadian history with images, URLs and a quote of the day.
- Our Roots - Local Histories Online A comprehensive, coast-to-coast record of Canadian local histories.
- Snippets of Canadian History Little known Canadian History facts.
- The Canadian Fur Trade World of David Thompson The purpose of this website is to promote David Thompson and all things related to him including aboriginal impacts, new discoveries, life at the forts, and Thompson's treks through the mountain passes.
- The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Promoting a better understanding of Canada through the study of our heritage.
- Tracing the History of New France Displays documents which paint a picture of the New France era. Also includes access to the Colonial Archives database, providing descriptions of thousands of documents representing this fascinating period in Canadian history.
- Ukrainian Internments 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 Web.
- World History Archives: History of Canada Documents for Canadian labor, Economy and environment, Society, Politics, Quebec separatism, and Culture.
- Centre for Newfoundland Studies The first stop for information on Newfoundland and
Labrador - covering all topics.
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- 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.
- 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.
- Newfoundland Outport: Newfoundland History Land and Resources, Education and Cultural Activity, Government and Politics, Economy and History.
- Arctic 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 Anthropology.
- 1843-46 Halifax Time Capsule An analysis of an historical fiction written in Halifax 1843-46 providing insight into early Halifax living.
- A Virtual Tour of the Architectural Heritage of Antigonish, Nova Scotia Information on the architectural heritage of Antigonish.
- Black Cultural History Database An ongoing database for Nova Scotia black cultural history.
- Friends of 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.
- H.R. 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 newspapers.
- 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.
- Nova Scotia Memories - Folklore of the St. Mary's These fictional tales of Nova Scotia life along the St. Mary's River in the early 1900s are truly an insight into a world of beauty, hardship, determination, humor and compassion. The plots are fictional, but the characters are real and touching.
- Photographs of Historic Monuments in Nova Scotia Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia.
- Scot's 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 France.
- Nunavut Planning 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.
- 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 Adolphustown.
- Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History Photos, books, drawings and artifacts from libraries and museums of Northwestern Ontario.
- Genealogy and Social History of Morewood An archive of photographs and anecdotal history of early life in small-town Canada.
- Heritage Ottawa Official Web Site Educates and informs residents and visitors to Ottawa on the benefits of preserving the city's heritage from the perspectives of history, architecture, quality of life and tourism.
- Historical Glimpses of Stephenson Township Information on the history of Stephenson Township, District of Muskoka, Ontario.
- 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 Loyalist Country.
- History of Toronto and County of York Contains transcriptions of bios from 1885; photos and info about historical buildings and churches in Toronto; overview of Toronto history; history/genealogy links; and genealogy of four Toronto families: Pickard, Beckett, Blackmore and Strode.
- 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.
- Long Point Settlers Dedicated to the history and genealogy of the early families in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. R. Robert Mutrie, researcher, writer and historian has created this site to help family researchers in their quest for ancestral knowledge.
- 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 1903-1914.
- Old Time Corner The Old Time Corner, published in the Essex Free Press in Essex, Ontario, has stories and photographs of local historical interest. Located in the centre (hub) of Essex County, has a claim to fame of blowing up TWICE in it's 125 year history.
- Ontario 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 times.
- SydenhamDiscovery.ca This virtual exhibit explores the cultural and natural heritage of the Sydenham River, in Southwestern Ontario.
- The Evangelical Christian Church in Canada The Evangelical Christian Church in Canada was founded in 1804 under the leadership of Barton Stone and others who led the way of the Great Awakening in North America and around the world. Today the ECC continues the tradition taught by Barton Stone
- Waterloo - Historical Outline Historical outline of Waterloo from the 18th century to present.
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- Greenfield Family Heritage This is a memorial website created to honour Frances Willard Greenfield (Frank) The site presents his life (1919 - 2008) in stories and photos. This is a history of the Greenfield family in Canada.
- 17th Century Canadian History Various articles about early Canadian history and ancestry, based mainly on notary documents.
- BNQ Databases Contains more than 475 000 titles of books, serials, and downloadable PDF documents.
- Galway Ireland 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 heritage.
- Kamouraska Information on the Kamouraska region, and its early settlers.
- Les tresors de la Cartotheque de l'Universite Laval Historic maps of New France, Canada and Quebec.
- 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 Saint-Laurent.
- St. Columban (Saint Colomban) Quebec This site is dedicated to all the Irish immigrants that came to Canada in the early 1820s and settled in the Village of St. Columban, Québec.
St. Columban is located about 60 miles north-west of Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
- Townships Heritage Contains individual pages for some fifty museums, interpretation centres, and historical and genealogical societies all around the Eastern Townships.
- 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.