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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...

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...

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...

Canadian History and Society:  Through the Lens of Sport

Canadian History and Society: Through the Lens of Sport

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Sports have been woven into the fabric of Canada since the country’s earliest days. Created by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in association with 11 Canadian organizations, this online exhibition features five main sports-related themes, covering the...

Wilfrid Laurier:  Father of Modern Canada

Wilfrid Laurier: Father of Modern Canada

Musée Laurier - National Historic Site of Canada

The man who declared that “The 20th century belongs to Canada” would have been one of its greatest builders. Explore the considerable legacy left to us by Sir Wilfrid Laurier during his 15 years as leader of the country. Considered the architect of...

Radical Reform —  Education and Society 1845–1945

Radical Reform — Education and Society 1845–1945

Toronto District School Board

Explore the century-long journey from birth to rise of a radical new idea: a public education system. Through more than 1,000 texts and visuals, the exhibit shares the stories of educators and others at the heart of this “Radical Reform” — starting...

Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley

Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley

The Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre

Kwelches – Welcome! Our Old People tell us we have always lived in S’ólhTéméxw (Our Land). We are Stó:lō (People of the River), a nation of tribes along the Fraser River. As Sq’éwlets, we are one of 30 Stó:lō communities. Sturgeon is our...

Living Traditions: The Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

Living Traditions: The Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

U'mista Cultural Society

Many believe that a rich and powerful person is someone who owns a lot. The Kwakwaka’wakw, on the other hand, believe that the rich and powerful are those who give the most away. Since time immemorial, the Kwakwaka'wakw have hosted potlatch ceremonies,...

Science and Survival at Fort Conger – A Polar Heritage Site in the Canadian High Arctic

Science and Survival at Fort Conger – A Polar Heritage Site in the Canadian High Arctic

Arctic Institute of North America

Built in 1881, Fort Conger — located in Nunavut’s Quttinirpaaq National Park — played a key role in international exploration during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This exhibit explores not only the history of the abandoned outpost but also...

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