Aboriginal Peoples and Archives
A brief overview of Aboriginal history in Canada.
First Peoples of Canada
Find information on the history of the First Nations and current issues that they are facing.
Canada in the making: Aboriginals - Treaties & Relations
The history of treaties and policies from 1492-2003.
Library and Archives Canada: Aboriginal Documentary Heritage
These online essays recount first-hand information about the history of the Department of Indian Affairs, treaties, aboriginal soldiers and more - from the late 1700s to the mid-20th century.
Find articles and photographs about different Canadian events and people.
Pathways and Passageways: The exploration of Canada
A fantastic site that has information starting from pre-history to the 20th century.
Virtual Museum of New France
Click away in this extensive site about New France.
Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company
Learn all about the fur trade and the role the Hudson's Bay Company played.
Charlottetown Conference of 1864
A brief overview of the Charlottetown Conference of 1864.
Learn more about the Fathers of Confederation and the events leading up to Confederation.
Sir John A. Macdonald
Learn more about Canada's first Prime Minister.
Describes events leading up to Confederation.
British Columbia: Canadian Confederation
An overview of the history of British Columbia before entering Confederation (1871).
Building the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)
Describes the beginnings of the Canadian Pacific Railway and has a map of Canada with key events that happened while building the railway.
Horsefly: The early history a goldrush community
Offers a glimpse of what it was like during the goldrush.
The Canadian Encyclopedia: British Columbia
Click on the links next to "Article Contents" to read about British Columbia's land and resources, people, economy, government and politics, education and more.
Learn more about the different industries that help build British Columbia.
Louis Riel: Biography
A more detailed description of Louis Riel's life.
Northwest Resistance digitization project
Biographies of key participants in the resistance.
Métis - Riel House National Historic Site
The history of the Métis people.