Discover a sampling of photos of the Residential Schools in Quebec and Atlantic regions. To view the complete set, visit our Web page Residential Schools Photos.
In 1862, artist William Hind joined the Overlanders, a group of gold seekers who crossed the Prairies in search of gold in the Fraser and Cariboo regions. During the trip, Hind produced a sketchbook documenting the group’s travels and some of the difficulties they faced along the undeveloped trails of the West.
Discover a sampling of photos of the Residential Schools of Ontario. To view the complete set, visit our Web page Residential Schools Photos.
Sir George Back created a remarkable record of his Arctic expeditions from 1818 until 1837. The talented naval officer and expedition artist accompanied Sir John Franklin on his first and second overland expeditions. The objective of the first expedition (1819-1822) was to chart the coast from the mouth of the Coppermine River to Repulse Bay, while the second expedition (1825-1826) was to explore the coast to the east and west of the mouth of the Mackenzie River.
At the beginning of the First World War in 1914, French Canadian volunteers were initially posted across several battalions in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
The outbreak of the First World War in 1914 marked the first large-scale use of posters to bolster support for a military action.
Discover a sampling of photos of the Residential Schools of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
The Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry is one of three Permanent Force infantry regiments of the Canadian Army.
The domestic cat, a mammal belonging to family Felidae, order Carnivora, is a small, lithe, intelligent, soft-furred animal. About 4.8 million domestic cats inhabit Canada, averaging 2.4 per cat-owning household (just over 1 in every 2 households).