History
A woman playing a guitar for a little girl. Western Canada, c. 1954-1963. /
Une femme jouant de la guitare pour une fillette. L'Ouest du Canada, vers 1954-1963.
Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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Jackie Robinson (30) prepares to bat in his Montreal Royals uniform, 1946. /
Jackie Robinson (maillot 30) se prépare à frapper dans son uniforme des Royaux de Montréal, 1946.
Image: Ronny Jaques. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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Lumberjacks in British Columbia sometime around the end of the nineteenth century. /
Des bucherons en Colombie-Britannique vers la fin du 19e siècle. 
Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
History

Any serious study of history engages in what’s called historiography, a form of dialogue between historians that investigates our approach to the past. Importantly, it takes into account the social conditions and assumptions that inform interpretations of history as they change over time. Think of it as the history of history. Perhaps no other figure […]

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The manufacturing of whale oil at Pangnirtung, Nunavut (then part of the North West Territories), 1 August 1929. /
La manufacture d’huile de baleine à Pangnirtung, Nunavut (alors partie des Terres Nord-Ouest), 1er août 1929.
Image: L.D. Livingstone. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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Shopping in St. Jacob's market. /
Les achats dans le marché de St-Jacobs.
Image: St. Jacob’s Country.
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A woman preparing a meal in Algonquin Park, May-June 1954. /
Une femme préparant un repas au parc Algonquin, mai-juin 1954.
Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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The Canadian National Vimy Memorial. /
Le Mémorial national du Canada à Vimy. 
Image: Canada. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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King Edward VIII of Great Britain unveils the figure of Canada at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, 26 July 1936. /
Édouard VIII du Royaume-Uni dévoile la figure du Canada au Mémorial national du Canada à Vimy,26 juillet 1936.
Image: Canada. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
History

We asked staff members and program participants why they remember, here are some of their answers. / On a demandé à notre équipe et aux participants de nos programmes, « Pourquoi se souvenir? » Voici leurs réponses. Both my parents were born in the Netherlands during the Second World War, so on Remembrance Day my thoughts usually turn […]

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Remembrance Day ceremony, Ottawa, 1962. /
La cérémonie du Jour de Souvenir, Ottawa, 1962.
Image: Canada. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
History

2013 marks the 60th anniversary of what important moment in our history? The polling firm Ipsos Reid asked that question to more than 1,000 Canadians recently, on behalf of Historica Canada. Many guessed the answer was Newfoundland and Labrador joining Confederation. Others said it was Lester Pearson‘s Nobel Peace Prize win. Still others said it […]