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Images on Stone - A Virtual Exhibition on Rock Art in Canada

Images on Stone - A Virtual Exhibition on Rock Art in Canada

Musée de la civilisation

Set off on a journey to discover rock art, the astonishing and mysterious images painted or sculpted in stone. These unusual works of art reveal the originality and cultural diversity of Canada’s First Peoples. Explore five sites located in different...

Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Chilliwack Museum and Archives

Venture into the Upper Fraser Valley in the late 19th and early-mid 20th centuries to discover the personalities and tales of those who lived in Chilliwack’s Chinatowns. Learn about the everyday working, social and family lives of Chilliwack’s early...

In the steeple’s shadows from yesterday to today – The story of the churches of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

In the steeple’s shadows from yesterday to today – The story of the churches of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Société d’histoire et de généalogie de l’Île Perrot

The region of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, in southwestern Quebec, has a rich and diverse religious heritage that reflects the history and memory of its local communities. Today, the future of churches and the items they house is more uncertain than ever. Come and...

The Making of a Small Town - A Glimpse to Lumby's Pioneers

The Making of a Small Town - A Glimpse to Lumby's Pioneers

Lumby Historical Society

Imagine you were a landless young man without a chance of owning land, what could you do? Where would you go? In the late 1800’s many landless young men travelled west in search of gold and adventure. This exhibit captures the pioneering spirit of the...

Royal Engineer to Reeve: The Life and Times of Philip Jackman

Royal Engineer to Reeve: The Life and Times of Philip Jackman

Langley Centennial Museum

Philip Jackman’s life is the story of a pioneering spirit. From humble beginnings as a farm labourer to a pillar of the community, this Royal Engineer Sapper stayed in Canada after his service and made a noteworthy contribution to British Columbia’s...

Virtual Tour of the Monastery of the Ursulines of Québec

Virtual Tour of the Monastery of the Ursulines of Québec

Pôle culturel du Monastère des Ursulines de Québec

Discover the Monastery of the Ursulines of Québec and its four centuries of history with magnificent 3D images. On this virtual tour, the Sisters open their doors and invite you to admire both the architecture of the Monastery as well as its remarkable...

Bingo Hauser: Trading Fur for Iron

Bingo Hauser: Trading Fur for Iron

North American Carnival Museum and Archives

Irvin “Bingo” Hauser ran away with the carnival at age 16 and never looked back. This exhibit tells the story of one of Canada's greatest showmen, who began his career as a lion tamer, and later started an exotic animal sideshow. By the 1960s, Bingo...

Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Mont Saint-Hilaire Nature Centre

Biosphere reserves are places where people share a way of living with nature to build a future they can be proud of. Discover the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve, the first one to be designated in Canada. Today, it offers eloquent examples of...

"The Paris Crew" of Saint John, New Brunswick: Canada's First World Champions

"The Paris Crew" of Saint John, New Brunswick: Canada's First World Champions

New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame

The “Paris Crew” of Saint John, New Brunswick, is known as Canada’s First World Champions. They won at the International Rowing Regatta in Paris in 1867 — only days after Confederation. These so-called underdogs beat out famed crews from Germany,...

The Story of Ste. Marie II

The Story of Ste. Marie II

Museum of Ontario Archaeology

Journey back to 1649 and relive the fascinating tale of Ste. Marie II — a story of tragedy, strength, and perseverance. Although this village was only occupied for one year, research has unearthed a rich story illuminating the early history of Indigenous...

Captain A. Roy Brown: A Reluctant Hero

Captain A. Roy Brown: A Reluctant Hero

Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Meet local hero and aviation legend Captain A. Roy Brown. As a highly skilled combat pilot during the First World War, he earned many distinctions, including credit for shooting down Manfred von Richthofen, the “Red Baron.” Throughout the 1930s,...

Past to Present: Generations of Jewish Life in Saint John

Past to Present: Generations of Jewish Life in Saint John

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

The roots of the Jewish community in Saint John, New Brunswick, date back to 1783. Explore significant chapters in this community’s rich history through compelling stories and photographs, from the late 18th century to the present day.

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