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1996 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

This poster tries to capture the bleakness and poignacy of a soldier's experience while reminding us of the importance of involving today's youth in remembrance. The goals of the Remembrance Day Poster program are outlined here as is the aim of Veterans Affairs Canada.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

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

Assignment: Grades 11-12: Points of View on the Somalia Affair - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students hold a forum highlighting a variety of points of view on the Somalia affair.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Assignment: Grades 9-10: Who Should Be a Canadian Soldier? - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students write positions on whether Canadian soldiers should be held to a higher standard than people in other professions.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1998 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

The armistice to end the First World War took effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. Our Remembrance Day poster this year commemorates the 80th anniversary of the end of that War.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

1997 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

The 1997 Remembrance Day Poster highlights the Korean War. The price of war is caught both through the poster itself but also with a brief description of military action in Korea, specifically the battle of Kapyong.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada: Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada Receives World Heritage Site Designation!: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Students are provided with information on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada, to understand why it has recently received designation as a world heritage site

Site: Parks Canada

Introductory Activity: Grades 6-12: History in Living Memory - The Somalia Affair - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students explore the events surrounding Canada’s involvement in Somalia and compare the dates to events in their own lives.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Webquest Exercise: Grades 11-12: Perils of Peacemaking - For Teachers

Type: Document

Using a variety of Web-based resources, students will produce a news magazine–style program on peacemaking challenges in the 1990s.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1999 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

“A Century of Valour”. The 1999 Remembrance Day poster commemorates Canada's wartime and peacekeeping efforts throughout the 20th century.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada