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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

World War II Through Cartoons

Charles Hou

Political cartoons provide a fascinating glimpse into the people, events and issues of the past. Cartoonists use a variety of devices to make a point in an arresting way that will stimulate the viewer to think critically about the events of the day. The Second World War is one such event. When the war breaks out in September 1939, Canada enters it, in support of Great Britain, with more resignation than enthusiasm...


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce