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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...

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...

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

Musée de la nature et des sciences

Discover the universe of hummingbirds, their morphology, their diet and their breeding behaviour, through magnificent pictures, videos and sound clips. You will discover the five species of hummingbirds living in Canada. You will be amazed by these flying...

Ilititaa... Bernier, his men and the Inuits

Ilititaa... Bernier, his men and the Inuits

Musée maritime du Québec

Discover the harsh reality experienced by the most famous French-Canadian explorer of the Canadian Arctic. Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier was one of the foremost seafarers in Canadian history; his exploration of the Arctic Archipelago set the scene for...

In Search of the Canadian Car

In Search of the Canadian Car

Canada Science and Technology Museum

Cars have shaped Canadian landscapes, cities, and communities. They have influenced Canadians' lifestyles and even impacted popular culture. But is there such a thing as a truly Canadian car? A car may be fabricated in one country, having been designed by...

In the House of Paul-Émile

In the House of Paul-Émile

Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire

In the House of Paul-Émile offers insight into the life and work of Paul Émile Borduas, as well as his impact both nationally and internationally.Besides the beauty and originality of the design, which make the house a masterpiece of cultural heritage...

Interactive Investigator

Interactive Investigator

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Who is the murderer? Find out as you explore the complex world of forensic science through this online Interactive Investigator. You will be introduced to the major disciplines of crime investigation as you try to solve a murder through the eyes of...

Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

Royal British Columbia Museum

The landscape of British Columbia (B.C.) Canada changes dramatically from one part of the province to another. From the towering Rocky, Selkirk and Coastal Mountains to the gentle grasslands of the Peace district to the temperate rainforests in B.C....

Koluskap: Wolastoqewi-atkuhkakonol - Stories from Wolastoqiyik

Koluskap: Wolastoqewi-atkuhkakonol - Stories from Wolastoqiyik

New Brunswick Museum

A renewed interest in who we are as one has inspired Wolastoqiyik to honour our ancestors' teachings by respecting the human race as one, continuing to share our gifts with each other, living on Mother Earth with respect and recapturing the essence of...

Land of the Spirits

Land of the Spirits

Davenport Centre Heritage Hall

Land of the Spirits tells the story of discovery and settlement over the centuries along the Little Bonnechere River, upriver from Round Lake in the Ottawa Valley. Features a simulated archaeological dig, artefact collection and teaching resources.

Land of Thundering Snow

Land of Thundering Snow

Revelstoke Museum and Archives

This virtual exhibit highlights the history of snow avalanches and their impact on people and nature in Canada, and reveals the secrets hidden within the stillness of the snowpack and the fury of a snow slide. Learn about heartbreaking avalanche tragedies,...

Lighthouses of Prince Edward Island, Beacons of Light

Lighthouses of Prince Edward Island, Beacons of Light

Community Museums Association of Prince Edward Island

For centuries, lighthouses have been symbols of hope, safety and refuge. Nowhere is their presence more valued than on Prince Edward Island. Although it is only 224 kilometers from North Cape to East Point, the undulating coastline stretches for 1,760...

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