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History of Canada Day site description for History of Canada Day
Learn more about the history of Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day). You can read some of the actual newspaper announcements by clicking on links throughout the text. 
http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1493746636375/1493749243167

 
Canada Day – How It Was Then site description for Canada Day – How It Was Then
View images of Canada Days gone by — when it was called Dominion Day. 
http://www.imagescanada.ca/009005-250-e.html?PHPSESSID=khk6enh3vt4d1jhlce01kual36

 
Library and Archives Canada: Confederation for Kids site description for Library and Archives Canada: Confederation for Kids
This website is intended for young people (9 to 13) who are learning about how Canada became a country. It is organized for students to look at confederation from the beginnings, to the provinces as they came to be part of confederation to the important people who played significant roles in confederation.... 
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/confederation/kids/index-e.html

 
McCord Museum: Confederation: The Creation of Canada site description for McCord Museum: Confederation: The Creation of Canada
This site provides students with a virtual tour of the museum's paintings, images and artifacts that relate to the people, places and events surrounding the Confederation movement in the mid 1800's.  
http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/projects/CH/animCH.php?tourID=GE_P1_2_EN&Lang=1&type=flash

 
CBC Archives: John A. MacDonald: Architect of Canada site description for CBC Archives: John A. MacDonald: Architect of Canada
The CBC Archives has a collection of media about John A. MacDonald. Browse through the selections to choose a topic. 
http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/sir-john-a-father-of-confederation

 
Canadian Confederation site description for Canadian Confederation
This collection of documents, articles and photographs showcases the people, places and events that have shaped Canada from 1867 to the present. From Library and Archives Canada. 
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/index-e.html

 
Canada at a Glance site description for Canada at a Glance
"Canada at a Glance" is a free booklet that contains over fifty tables from Statistics Canada. Updated yearly, it is a very useful reference for those who want quick access to current Canadian statistics. 
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/olc-cel/olc.action?ObjId=12-581-X&ObjType=2&lang=en&limit=0

 
Cool Canada site description for Cool Canada
This site highlights some of people, places, inventions, events and achievements that make Canada a great country.  
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/cool/index-e.html

 
The evolution of English–French bilingualism in Canada from 1961 to 2011 site description for The evolution of English–French bilingualism in Canada from 1961 to 2011
This is a brief history of the evolution of bilingualism in Canada. 
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2013001/article/11795-eng.htm

 
Origin of the Name Canada site description for Origin of the Name Canada
This page explains the origin of the name Canada. Learn about the aboriginal roots of "Canada". 
http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1443789176782

 
Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship site description for Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
This guide, produced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, is studied by people applying for Canadian citizenship. It contains a great deal of useful information about Canada and is available online and in PDF format.  
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/discover/index.asp

 
Canada by Design site description for Canada by Design
View these photos and read the descriptions of the selection of Ottawa as our capital, and the building of the Parliament Buildings. 
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/structures/parliament/index-e.html

 
Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory site description for Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory
Explore Canada's history through photographs, including influential Canadians, Canadians at work, and more. 
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/framingcanada/index-e.html

 
First Among Equals - Children's Version site description for First Among Equals - Children's Version
Information on Canada's Prime Ministers, written for children in grades 4 to 6. This site includes profiles, photos, games and resources for children and teachers. 
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

 
The Prime Ministers of Canada site description for The Prime Ministers of Canada
This Parliamentary site presents brief biographies of all of Canada's prime ministers. "This unique collection highlights the political and electoral histories of our Prime Ministers and includes biographical details. When available, a bibliography of selected publications for each Prime Minister is... 
http://www2.parl.gc.ca/Parlinfo/Compilations/FederalGovernment/PrimeMinisters/Gallery.aspx

 
First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics site description for First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
This site explores the role of the Prime Minister in Canada. It provides short biographies of all of the Canadian Prime Ministers as well as a large selection of speeches. 
http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/index-e.html

 
Charlottetown Conference of 1864 site description for Charlottetown Conference of 1864
This website covers the key issues and events at the Charlottetown Conference of 1864. It also features biographical profiles and an impressive collection of archival photographs and documents. From Library and Archives Canada.  
http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/ic/can_digital_collections/charlottetown/index.html

 
CN Images of Canada Gallery: A Canadian History site description for CN Images of Canada Gallery: A Canadian History
Choose from a long list of topics -- including agriculture, aviation, railways, natural resources, industry, people, roads, communication and more -- to find original historic photos. 
http://imagescn.technomuses.ca/
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