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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

Forging the National Dream

William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia

Although many Canadians under the age of forty have never travelled by train, railways were once as vital to this country as highways and airplanes are today. Not only did they make modern travel and trade possible, they were also at the heart of Canada's growth as a nation.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce