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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.

Eel Fishing in the Côte-du-Sud Region

Eel Fishing in the Côte-du-Sud Region

Musée de la mémoire vivante

Over the centuries, eel fishing has remained in the shadows, but it is still practised in Quebec’s Côte-du-Sud region. Listen to stories told by eel fishermen, experts and consumers, and discover this one-of-a-kind fishery. Now a luxury, this mysterious...

Coast Mountain Gothic: a History of the Coast Mountain Gothic Arch Huts

Coast Mountain Gothic: a History of the Coast Mountain Gothic Arch Huts

Whistler Museum and Archives Society

Gothic arch huts are modest yet iconic structures that played a major role in the exploration of the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Discover the story of the design and construction of these shelters, and meet the people and organizations who brought...

Charity and the Society Girls of Toronto – The Story of the Cradle Club of Women’s College Hospital

Charity and the Society Girls of Toronto – The Story of the Cradle Club of Women’s College Hospital

The Miss Margaret Robins Archives of Women’s College Hospital

Explore the history of women’s volunteer organizations through the Cradle Club of Women’s College Hospital. This exhibit tells the story of how a group of young society girls came together in the 1930s, with the mission of improving the quality of...

Morbus Delirium

Morbus Delirium

Montreal Science Centre

Can you stop the epidemy? This web based game puts you in the middle of a sanitary crisis in Quebec. A highly mutagenic virus called "Morbus Delirium" propagates with stunning speed and you have only a couple days to find the source, contain the epidemic...

Community Builders: The Organizations, Groups and Fraternities of The Pas

Community Builders: The Organizations, Groups and Fraternities of The Pas

Sam Waller Museum

Over the years, fraternal organizations from the Lions Club to the Protective Order of the Elks have played in important role in the northern town of The Pas, Manitoba. This exhibition explores the community-building activities of these groups, and their...

French Life in the Capital

French Life in the Capital

Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française

Francophones have been shaping the face of Ottawa ever since the city was founded. Explore the highlights of this little-known history and discover the singular culture of the capital’s francophones. Eminent experts talk about French life in Ottawa and...

150 years | 150 works: Canadian Art as Historical Act

150 years | 150 works: Canadian Art as Historical Act

Galerie de l’UQAM

In this exhibit where art and history come together, discover 150 works that helped define Canada’s cultural identity over the past 150 years. Among them are classics and lesser-known works that have left a mark on Canadian art, or bear witness to major...

Off to Salty Waters – Vacationing on the St. Lawrence (1850−1950)

Off to Salty Waters – Vacationing on the St. Lawrence (1850−1950)

Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Immerse yourself in the spirit of summer holidays spent by the sea. Explore vacation places of the past along the St. Lawrence seaway and meet the urban bourgeoisie who holidayed there between the mid-19th and the early 20th centuries. The mood and history...

Building New Lives: Stories of Holocaust survivors’ immigration to Canada

Building New Lives: Stories of Holocaust survivors’ immigration to Canada

Montreal Holocaust Museum

After the Holocaust, Canada became home to over 35,000 Jewish refugees. What challenges did survivors face when they arrived? Where in Canada did they settle, and who helped them find a new home, work and education? Learn about this unique history through...

Gold Rush: Stories of Big Mines and a Little Town Named Malartic

Gold Rush: Stories of Big Mines and a Little Town Named Malartic

Musée minéralogique de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Discover the history of Malartic, a community in Abitibi-Témiscamingue where the production of gold sets the pace of life. Shaped by two gold rushes since the 1930s, this small mining town is now exploiting one of the largest goldfields in the country....

Kingulliit

Kingulliit

Avataq Cultural Institute

"Kingulliit" refers to the generation of Inuit born between 1900 and 1930 — the first in centuries to face a radically new world. Through a series of seven short films shot between 1956 and 1974 in Nunavut and in Nunavik, renowned anthropologist...

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