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Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

Operator. May I help you?: Bell Canada's 125 Years

Claire Poitras, INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Société

We've come a long way since the invention of the telephone in 1874. Founded on April 29, 1880, the Bell Telephone Company of Canada has played a fundamental role in the development of the country's telephone industry. Its history is tied to that of the country and of a technology that shrinks distances, accelerates the pace of economic exchanges, keeps friends and families in touch and brings remote areas into contact with the outside world.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce