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Echoes from the Past

Echoes from the Past

Université de Montréal Exhibit Center

The prehistory of Quebec is explored in this rich multimedia virtual exhibit. Working on prehistoric archaeological sites from across Quebec, archaeologists from the Université du Québec à Montreal have uncovered centuries of historic objects from First...

The Force in the North

The Force in the North

MacBride Museum

The story of the Mounties in the Yukon is told through the eyes of the men who served in the North. The romance of the North is illustrated with movies, photos and stories. Life is described in video interviews with retired Mounties and their families....

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

Basilica Cathedral Museum

This site chronicles the building of the Basilica-Cathedral in St. John's (Newfoundland) between 1837 and 1855. It was the determination of Irish immigrants making a new life in Newfoundland that brought the project to completion. These events were...

The Commissariat 3D Reconstruction Project

The Commissariat 3D Reconstruction Project

Paul Amirault

The Rideau Canal starts at the Ottawa Locks and stretches to connect Kingston, Ontario, with Montreal, Quebec. Built to aid in the defense of Canada, the canal opened in 1832. Designed by the Royal Engineers under Lt. Colonel John By, the Rideau Canal took...

Céilidh air Cheap Breatunn

Céilidh air Cheap Breatunn

Highland Village Museum/An Clachan Gàidhealach

The Gaelic culture of Cape Breton has a legacy that goes back thousands of years. Gaelic-speaking Scottish Highlanders began coming to the island's shores more than two hundred years ago. To this day, the ages-old Gaelic culture rings strong and true. In...

The Dewdney Trail

The Dewdney Trail

Nelson and District Museum, Archives, Art Gallery and Historical Society

In the 19th century, British Columbia or New Caledonia as it was known then, was aflood with gold fever as people rushed to take their stake of the unrivaled fortunes. One gold strike at the mouth of the Pend d'Oreille River happened to capture the...

Healing Power of Plants

Healing Power of Plants

Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives

Discover the healing power of plants and the role they play in common items found inside your medicine cabinet. Medicinal plants have been used for years in Mohawk, Chinese and in many other cultures, and these plants have been refined into common...

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Community Museums Association

Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) has a rich history of its people depending on the land and sea for survival. A number of major industries have contributed significantly to the developing of this Atlantic Region including well-known P.E.I potatoes, Malpeque...

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

Canada covers a great land where extreme climate variations have required an impressive level of innovation in footwear. On Canadian Ground is an examination of the history of Canadian footwear from the traditional kamiks of the Inuit and the moccasins of...

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

Acadia - Lifestyles in the days of our ancestors

Acadia - Lifestyles in the days of our ancestors

Village Historique Acadien

Acadian history in the Maritime provinces of Canada dates back to the 17th century. Acadian history is rich with culture, and here you can learn about their lifestyle, architecture, food and their daily life with educational games and a tour of Acadian...

Fire + Earth

Fire + Earth

The Burlington Art Centre

Ceramic art and artworks from 57 accomplished Canadian ceramic artists are featured in this virtual exhibit. Created as a partnership between the Burlington Art Centre and the Itabashi Art Museum, the Fire plus Earth exhibit was seen in several art...

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