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Nunavik: A Land, Its People

Nunavik: A Land, Its People

LRRM/OICRM, Faculty of Music, Université de Montréal

Covering nearly half a million square kilometres, Nunavik is the ancestral home to Canada's Inuit living in Quebec. For the last four thousand years, the Nunavimmiut have lived off the land by developing unique adaptive strategies to survive in a harsh...

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...

Once Upon a Roof... A short history of house architecture in Eastern Canada

Once Upon a Roof... A short history of house architecture in Eastern Canada

La Société d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean

Houses tell the story of the people who built and then transformed them. They reflect their era and express their regional and cultural distinctiveness. Looking at house fronts, an attentive eye can identify construction details and the passage of time....

Picturing A Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers

Picturing A Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers

Confederation Centre Art Gallery

L.M. Montgomery is a Canadian cultural icon whose stories and poetry are loved around the world. This virtual exhibit gives visitors an inner glimpse of Montgomery's life and times through her scrapbooks and book covers. Author of 25 works, including Anne...

Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Maritime Museum of Quebec; Naval Museum of Québec

Explore the history of the privateers of the St. Lawrence in this exhibit. Privateers influenced not only military conflicts, but also daily lives. For the first time ever, discover their history: how were they perceived? Ask Mr. Robin, a merchant from...

Prairie Pollination

Prairie Pollination

The Manitoba Museum

The prairies are one of the most endangered ecosystems in Canada. However, they provide essential habitat for many of the insects that pollinate our crop plants. Take the virtual tours to see some of these amazing prairies and learn about the research that...

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...

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making

MacKenzie Art Gallery

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making presents over 130 works by 14 artists. The exhibit examines how, in the late 1960s, clay came into its own as a sculptural medium in Regina and garnered international attention. Work presented includes the ceramic murals...

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War

Canadian Heritage Information Network

In World War II, Canada rose far above its size and national resources and sent one of the largest forces into battle of any commonwealth nation. Canada's Second World War contribution is the subject of this moving exhibit detailing the lives and untimely...

Return to the wild: Evolving perspectives on Canadian Wildlife

Return to the wild: Evolving perspectives on Canadian Wildlife

Royal Canadian Geographical Society

For 80 years, Canadian Geographic has been telling non-fiction stories about the wildlife of Canada. This virtual exhibition illustrates the abiding interest of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in the health of Canada's vast wildlife populations,...

Saguenay - An Exceptional Fjord !

Saguenay - An Exceptional Fjord !

Musée du Fjord

The Saguenay Fjord is one of the largest yet least known Fjords in the world. Granting access to the mineral rich heartland of central Quebec, the Saguenay Fjord is an essential piece of the St. Lawrence River seaway. Starting at the St. Lawrence River,...

Sandford Fleming, The knight of time

Sandford Fleming, The knight of time

Exporail, The Canadian Railway Museum

The Sir Sandford Fleming, The Knight of Time virtual exhibit gives young people a look at the industrial development and the golden era of the iron horse in Canada through the life experiences of this remarkable individual.

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