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Veterans' Week Colouring Sheets

Type: Document

This educational resource contains links to printable colouring sheets commemorating Veteran's Week.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

E-postcards for Peace

Type: Document

From this resource educators and students can find and send an electronic postcard commemorating Remembrance Day, Veterans Week, and peacekeeping.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Activities

Type: Document

Educators will find links here to a variety of activities for the class related to war, peace, and remembrance.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Parks Canada's 3-D Tours: Defence of Canada

Type: DocumentInteractive Resource

Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available.

Site: Parks Canada

Women and War

Type: Film and VideoImageDocument

Through the years, thousands of Canadian women have been faced with obstacles and challenging new experiences, whether on the home front or on the front lines. Learn about the changing roles of women and their different experiences.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

1812 Teachers’ Corner

Type: Document

The material you will find here has been produced by selected Government of Canada departments and non-governmental bodies in order to help young people learn about the War of 1812 and its importance to the Canada we know today.

Site: Canadian Heritage

The War of 1812 Activity

Type: Document

Two classroom exercises for Grade seven students - a discussion of how the War of 1812 influenced the development of Canada - discovering the meaning of military vocabulary that was commonly used by soldiers during the War of 1812.

Site: Parks Canada

Crossword Puzzle - Grades 3 - 6

Type: Document

This resource is a crossword puzzle in which the answers must be unscrambled.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Introductory Activity: Grades 6-12: What Was the Cold War About? - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students explore a CBC Archives website to gather some first impressions and background information on the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Aboriginal-Canadian Veterans

Type: Document

Each year on June 21, National Aboriginal Day is celebrated. Canadian Aboriginal Veterans have reason to be proud of their wartime contributions. More than 7,000 Indians served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War, and an unknown number of Inuit, Métis and non-status Indians also participated. One Aboriginal Veterans group estimates that 12,000 Natives served in the three wars.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada