Children of Conflict | A Peek Under the First Parliament Building | Raid on Blécourt | History of Thanksgiving

A couple of World War I items in this edition of Canada’s History.

Plus: Stories from the First World War
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Children of Conflict

Although Canadian children spent the war years far from the front lines, they were not mere bystanders to history — they were also active participants in a global conflict that forever altered their lives. Read more

Raid on Blécourt

Courageous Canadian action results in mass capture of Germans during the 100 Days Campaign. Read more

Grey War, No More

A colourization project breathes new life into First World War images. Read more

War of Words

Learn how propaganda was used to sway public opinion during the First World War. Read more

History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in Canada has its own history, separate from our American counterparts. Read more

A Peek Under the First Parliament Building

When surveys confirmed the site of Canada’s first Parliament building in Montreal, it was like archaeologists had struck gold. With over half a million pieces collected, Pointe-à-Callière has gained incredible insight into what went on in that building. Watch now

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