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Celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Canadian Multiculturalism Day is a day to recognize and acknowledge Canada's rich diversity and significant contributions many ethnocultural communities have made and continue to make to the developme...
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Grassroots Archives: Preservation as subversion?
Ulli Diemer of Connexions, a social justice library and archive - www.connexions.org - discusses problems facing grassroots archives at a talk sponsored by the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT).
Ryan Reynolds and a host of other Canadian celebrities have joined forces to protect nature
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Ryan Reynolds, Jason Priestley, William Shatner and Rachel Blanchard, star in A Force for Nature - a 30 minute television journey through some of our most magnificent but threatened landscapes.
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Are Canada's Archives for Sale?
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
More than 8,500 biographies of Canadians.
Fame & Fortune Online
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Connexions and Beit Zatoun
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
Robert McGhee descirbes wat we know about early European explorations of what is now Canada - Irish, Norse, English Portuguese, French, Spanish - as well as the early Europeans' interactions with the ...
Keepers of the Record
The History of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Offers a comprehensive look at the development of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives over three centuries. Archives trace the history of the fur trade, North American exploration, the growth of a retai...
Kayak: Canada's History Magazine For Kids.
Geared to 7-12 year olds. Includes comics, short articles, original games and jokes, designed to make discovering Canada and its stories fun and memorable.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The museum's collection policy is to illustrate the development of the flying machine in both peace and war from the pioneer period to the present time.
Department of Canadian Heritage
Amalgamation of certain programs from former Department of the Secretary of State, Parks Canada, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, Amateur Sport, and Communications Canada. Mandate is to ensure a stro...
Canadian Museum of History
To enhance Canadians# knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada#s history and identity, and also to enhance their awarene...
Canadian Tourism Commission
Advertises and markets Canada in 10 countries around the world; conducts industry research and studies; and promotes product and industry development.
Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
The statutory advisory body to the Minister of the Environment and, through the Minister, to the Government of Canada on the commemoration of nationally significant aspects of Canada's history.
National Arts Centre Corporation
NAC works with artists, both emerging and established, from across Canada and around the world. Canada's foremost showcase for the performing arts.
National Battlefields Commission
To highlight and preserve the Plains of Abraham and the Des Braves Park, to honour the memory of both French and British combatants.
National Capital Commission
The steward of federal lands and buildings in the National Capital Region.
Department of National Defence
Canada's armed forces are active across Canada and around the world in a wide range of roles and activities. These include: defence of Canada, international alliances, support to federal departments, ...
National Film Board
Canada#s public film producer and distributor.
National Gallery of Canada
Mandated to develop, maintain, and make known, throughout Canada and internationally, a collection of works of art, both historic and contemporary, with special, but not exclusive, reference to Canada...
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