History & Geography (Elementary)

4Canoes Digital Bookshelf

Authentic indigenous digital magazines, giving students an opportunity to learn from indigenous peoples of the world, one culture at a time.

Black History in Canada

Collection of articles, images, videos and other resources from The Canadian Encyclopedia covering Black History in Canada.

Canada: Day 1

Explores the multifaceted experiences of newcomers from their first day of arrival in Canada to how Canada became their home, spanning from Confederation in 1867 to the present day.

Canada at War

Explore the themes of commemoration and remembrance as they relate to the First and Second World Wars.

The Canadian Letters and Images Project

Primary Source online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, home front and battlefront, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves.

Gale in Context: Canada

Created especially for students and researchers studying Canada, its people, and its history.

If It Were My Home

Gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use the country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another.

National Geographic Map Maker

National Geographic’s online mapping tool for exploring the world through a variety of basemaps, data layers, and annotation options.

Road to the Ridings

A virtual road trip across Canada aimed at helping young Canadians better understand our rich political history, how Parliament works, the role of their representatives and the importance of political participation.

Veterans Affairs Canada

Read about the key milestones and battles that led to the conclusion of the major conflict, an important part of Canada’s rich military history. Honours those who served Canada, past and present.

World War I

Collection from The Canadian Encyclopedia that brings together a number of our resources on the First World War.