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2000 Veterans' Week Poster

Type: DocumentImage

Here are some activities and symbols associated with Remembrance Day. Also some little known facts regarding our men over seas and life on the homefront are presented. Service Women, politicians, families and heroes are all remembered on this site.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Tackling the Language Issue

Type: Document

It would take two defence Ministers, Paul Hellyer and Leo Cadieux, and the Forces Chief of Staff, General Jean V. Allard, to give the impetus to real change in Canada's armed forces. While advances have been made in instruction and training, and the number of francophone units; the problem of integrating two official languages in military operations has yet to be solved.

Site: National Defence

Holding Up Half the Sky: Women's History Lesson Plan

Type: Document

"Women hold up half the sky" is a saying that values the contributions of women to our world. This activity introduces some of Canada's remarkable female "agents of change" and the organizations with which they worked.

Site: Parks Canada

Royal 22nd Regiment: Canada's Fighting 'Van Doos'

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

Look back at the French-Canadian regiment the Van Doos, their history, exploits, and unique culture.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

From Colony to Country - Northwest Campaign - Personal Stories - The Participants -- Autobiography, Biography and Reminiscence

Type: DocumentImage

Bibliography of works on the major personalities of the Northwest Campaign. Includes biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs, as well as biographical dictionaries.

Site: Library and Archives Canada