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

A Riveted Community: North Vancouver's Wartime Shipbuilding

North Vancouver Museum and Archives

During World War II, North Vancouver shipyards make a vital contribution to an Allied victory. They produce almost half the 354 Canadian-built cargo ships constructed to replace those sunk by German submarines. Employee numbers swell, and round-the-clock productivity helps to turn the tide of the war.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce