Alphabetical Order

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

Big Cities, New Horizons

Robert Gagnon, Université du Québec à Montréal

The 19th century witnessed transformations on a scale never before seen. Nothing was left untouched, especially in urban areas, where entire trades disappeared with the emergence of the new methods of production. Innovations in education, medicine and technology were pivotal to the changes, which touched almost every sector of urban activity.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce