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Table des mati res. Welcome to Canada.ca - Canada.ca. Welcome to Heritage Saskatchewan. Virtual Museum of Metis History & Culture. Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC) Verterans Affairs Canada. Veterans, CAF, RCMP, and Families Whether you are a Veteran, still-serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces or the RCMP, or a family member, we have services and benefits just for you.

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Transition to civilian life Get financial support for career services, learn about rehabilitation services, and find out about case management and the transition interview. Financial support Learn about VAC programs that provide financial support throughout your life to help you and your family. Find a form All Veterans Affairs Canada forms are located in one easy to search section.

Health and well-being Find information or apply for programs to help you receive medical coverage, get rehabilitation services, remain independent in your home, or access long term care. The Ties that Bind. The route for the western section of the transcontinental railroad ran eastward from Port Moody on the coast of British Columbia to Savona's Ferry on Kamloops Lake, in the interior of B.C.

The Ties that Bind

It followed the Fraser and Thompson rivers, through canyons, into and out of mountains and across the rivers' many tributaries. The Fraser River, in particular, was the project's vital gateway to the materials and people needed for the railroad's construction. The route continued east to Craigellachie, B.C. where it joined up with the newly built central section of the railroad.

The central section originated in Ontario and followed a route westward that paralleled the Canada - U.S. border. Initially, a more northerly route across the Prairies was proposed, but this route was rejected in favour of the southerly route that took the railway through the newly discovered Roger's Pass even though this route was more difficult and dangerous to navigate.

National Symbols - Canadian Identity. Stories of Courage. Parliament of Canada - Home Page. Watch Documentaries and Animated Films Online - NFB.ca. The Atlas of Canada - Home Page. Since 1906, the Atlas of Canada has offered a rich treasury of geographic information for all Canadians.

The Atlas of Canada - Home Page

You'll find hundreds of online maps about Canada's environment, society, economy and history. Toporama: Continuous map coverage for all of Canada is available from national to regional and local topographic scales. The dynamic map viewer offers features for searching place names, zooming and panning, measuring distances, getting coordinates and more. Read about topographic maps Reference Maps: Reference maps encompass international, national and provincial maps in addition to basic black and white outline maps that include capital city locations and/or names. Library & Archives Canada. Archived Content This archived Web page remains online for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes.

Library & Archives Canada

This page will not be altered or updated. Web pages that are archived on the Internet are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. Images Canada. How Canadians Govern Themselves. Historica Canada. Hinterland Who's Who - Hinterland Who's Who. The Governor General of Canada. Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development Canada.

First among equals : The prime minister in Canadian life and politics. Introduction The status of the prime minister has been described as primus inter pares: Latin for "first among equals.

First among equals : The prime minister in Canadian life and politics

" This concept defines not only the prime minister's relationship with Cabinet, but also, in a sense, his or her relationship with the public in our modern democratic society. Drawing on a wide variety of documents and artifacts, this site explores five main themes (see the menu at left) relating to Canada's prime ministers. The site examines our leaders' political careers as well as their private lives. It also sheds light on Canadians' perceptions of our prime ministers. From Macdonald to Harper, our political leaders are twenty-two individuals who have made a difference, shaping Canada's identity, sometimes in profound ways. Biographical information and speeches Go directly to information on each of our twenty-two prime ministers, as well as selected speeches, through the "Profiles" and "Speeches" links at left.

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CBC Digital Archives

Day by day, the news got better as the Second World War wound down in Europe. Sixty years ago, CBC Radio brought home re... Go Glenn Gould: Variations on an ... He adored Arrowroot cookies, Barbra Streisand and animals. Go. Canadian War Museum. Canadian Museum of History. Canada: A History of refuge - Flash version. Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development Canada. Canadian Geographic Kids! Canadian Geographic - Mapping and Cartography. The Canadian Atlas Online. Canada in the Making. Welcome to Canada in the Making project!

Canada in the Making

This site is about the history of Canada through the words of the men and women who shaped the nation. Built around the Government Documents collection of the Early Canadiana Online collection, it integrates narrative text with links to primary source texts. This site is has been designed for students and teachers of Canadian studies, history and law, but will also be useful to researchers and anyone else interested in Canada's past. It includes: Thematic narratives including: Canada's Constitutional History Aboriginals: Treaties and Relations Pioneers and Immigrants Thematic narratives covering Canada's constitutional history Expanded texts on key events and issues Links to over 300 digitized documents to illustrate key points Summaries of over 250 key historical documents More than 175 historical images and maps 25 lesson plans and ideas for educators Links to reliable sources of historical information on the Internet.

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