History/Canadian

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Aboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations
Rogers, Edward S.; Smith, Donald B. (eds.)
Book
1994
Essays on the history of Ontario's native people.
The Acadians of Nova Scotia Past and Present
Ross, Sally; Deveau, Alphonse
Book
1992
A study of Acadian history from the earliest days of French settlement to present-day Acadian communities.
Activist archiving in Toronto
Lithgow, Michael
Article
2013
People gather in Toronto to discuss what many hope will grow into a movement for archiving grassroots histories.
Agrarian Socialism: The Cooperative Commonwealth in Saskatchewan: A Study in Political Sociology
Lipset, Seymour Martin
Book
1950
A study of the social background of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in Saskatchewan, which in 1944 became to first government with avowed socialist goals to be elected to office in Canada. The...
The Anatomy of a Party: The National CCF 1932-1961
Young, Walter D.
Book
1961
A history of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation focusing on the relationship between the CCF as a movement and as a political party.
Angels of the Workplace: Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940
Steedman, Mercedes
Book
1997
Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in te...
Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (ed): Cartography by Miklos Pinther
Book
1987
Focuses on the Great Lakes Region, in both Canada and the United States.
Berton, Pierre: Connexipedia Article
Article
Journalist, historian, media personality. (1920-2004).
Berton, Pierre: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Journalist, historian, media personality. (1920-2004).
Brother Max: Labour Organizer and Educator
Swerdlow, Max; Kealey, Gregory S.
Book
Max Swerdlow outlines his work beginning in Depression-era Winnipeg, leading to his involvement with the International Labour Organization.
Canada Firsts Ralph Nader's Salute to Canada and Canadian Achievement
Nader, Ralph; Conacher, Duff; and Milleron, Nadia
Book
1993
Canada Since 1960: A People's History: A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
2008
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Canada's Forgotten Slaves: Two Centuries of Bondage
Trudel, Marcel
Book
2013
Trudel discusses slavery as a part of colonial Canada since 1629, its continuation under the British regime and its official abolition.
Canada's Rights Movement: A History
Website
A site dedicated to the history of the human rights movement in Canada. Although the site has sections on various aspects of the "rights revolution", it is primarily designed to highlight the activiti...
Canadian Archival Resources on the Internet
Billinton, Steve; Avery, Cheryl
Website
Comprehensive list of links to Canadian archives and associated resources on the Internet.
The Canadian Jewish Anthology
Rosenthal, Henry
Book
1988
...
The Canadian Jewish Outlook Anthology
Rosenthal, Henry M., Berson, S. Cathy (eds.)
Book
1988
A broad range of articles about secular Jewish life and socialist values.
Canadian Labour History Bibliography, 1976-2009
Lonardo, Michael
Database
Recognizing the limitations that must be set on a project that relies primarily on a single individual, the bibliography has been limited to English-language monographs, pamphlets, journal articles, a...
The Canadian Left: A Critical Analysis
Penner, Norman
Book
1977
The main focus of the book is the emergence and development of Canadian socialist thought. Penner examines the origins of the Communist Party of Canada and its ideological base and the beginings and d...
Capitalism and the National Question in Canada
Teeple, Gary
Book
1972
Essays examining a variety of questions about Canada's past, from a Marxist perspective.
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
A Class Act: An Illustrated History of the Labour Movement in Newfoundland and Labrador
Gillespie, Bill
Book
1986
Gillespie records the men and women who struggled within an economic system they did not control to improve the lives of their families and their class.
The Communist Party in Canada: A History
Avakumovic, Ivan
Book
1975
A history of the Communist Party in Canada from its beginnings to the 1970s.
Democracy in Alberta: Social Credit and the Party System
Macpherson, C.B.
Book
1953
An examination of the development of the party system in Alberta.
Double Standard: The Secret History of Canadian Immigration
Whitaker, Reg
Book
1987
A focused examination of the right-wing political bias and dishonesty that has charecterized Canada's post-war immigration and refugee policies. Policies were profoundly influenced by the Cold War. Th...
The East York Workers' Association: A Response to the Great Depression
Schulz, Patricia V.
Book
1975
An account of the activity of relief recipients in the township of East York, an eastern suburb of Toronto, in the 1930s.
1837: Revolution in the Canadas
Keilty, Greg
Book
1974
A selection of the writings of William Lyon Mackenzie and the Patriots of the 1837 Rebellion.
Essays in Canadian Working Class History
Kealey, Gregory; Warrian, Peter (eds.)
Book
1976
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Firing The Heather: The Life and Times of Nellie McClung
Hallet, Mary; Davis, Marilyn
Book
1993
This is the story of Nellie McClung, Canada's leading figure in the early women's rights movements. She fought for the right for women not just to be recognized as persons but as also to work outside ...
Flaunting It!
Jackson, Ed; Perksy, Stan (eds.)
Book
1982
An anthology of articles spanning the first decade of the Canadian gay liberation periodical, The Body Politic.
Forum: Canadian Life and Letters - 1920-1970: Selections from the Canadian Forum
Granatstein, J.L.
Book
1972
A selection of articles from fifty years of the Canadian Forum magazine.
Free Trade and the New Right Agenda
Warnock, John
Book
1988
A useful snapshot of the 'free trade' debate at the time of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada.
From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Sotiron, Minko
Book
1997
Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
The German Canadians 1750-1937:: Immigration, Settlement, and Culture
Lehmann, Heinz; translated, edited and introduced by Gerhard P. Bassler
Book
1986
Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada: Third Edition
Czerny, Michael; Swift, Jamie
Book
1984
See also CX2933.
The History of Canadian Business 1867-1914: Volume I - The Banks and Finance Capital
Naylor, Tom
Book
1975
A comprehensive history of Canadian business and a detailed account of the development of commerce and industry in the formative period from Confederation to the first World War. In Volume 1 on the ba...
The History of Canadian Business 1867-1914: Volume II - Industrial Development
Naylor, Tom
Book
1975
This comprehensive two-volume history of Canadian business is a detailed account of the development of commerce and industry in the formative period from Confederation to the first World War. Volume I...
A History of Canadian Wealth
Myers, Gustavus
Book
1914
Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People
Ray, Arthur J.
Book
1996
Ray shows that Native culture played an important -- and largely unrecognized -- part in Canada's economic development. Rather than being "civilized" by European explorers, the indigenous people were ...
Indian Giver: A Legacy of North American Native Peoples
Lowes, Warren
Book
1986
Traces some of the significant contributions made by Native people to the modern world.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Article
2012
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Jewish Labour Committee: Connexipedia: Article on HistoryofRights.com
Article
Formed in 1936, the JLC was a front runner in the push for anti-discrimination legislation in Ontario.
Justice Behind the Walls: Human Rights in Canadian Prisons
Jackson, Michael
Book
2003
An account of the state of justice in Canadian prisons, weaving together the threads of correctional history, penal philosophy, landmark court decisions, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and legisl...
Kill The Messengers: Stephen Harper's Assault on Your Right to Know
Bourrie, Mark
Book
2015
Ottawa has become a place where the nation's business is done in secret, and access to information - the lifeblood of democracy in Canada - is under attack.
The Labour Companion: A bibliography of Canadian labour history. Second edition.
Vaisey, G. Douglas
Database
1980
he Canadian Labour Bibliography was an initiative of the Committee on Canadian Labour History in the 1970s. The initial efforts to create an annual reading list of publications dealing with Canadian ...
The Last Post Files: Fighting subversion or protecting the government from embarrassment?
Weinbery, Paul
Article
2013
The Last Post was one of the best alternative publications of the 1970s. While the small team of journalists was creating solid investigative journalism, the RCMP Security Service was keeping a close ...
Library and Archives Canada
Website
Information about the collections and services of Library and Archives Canada, and direct access to a wide range of online resources.
Life Before Medicare: Canadian Experiences
Heeney, Helen compiler
Book
1996
A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992
Berger, Thomas R.
Book
1991
Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
The Mackenzie - Papineau Battalion: Canadian Participation in the Spanish Civil War
Hoar, Victor
Book
The story of over twelve hundred Canadians who fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War.
Manifesto of the Socialist Party of Canada - 1910
Article
1910
Tthe Socialist Party of Canada is the nucleus of the revolt of the slaves of Canada against capitalism. Its policy is to educate the slaves of Canada to an understanding of their position and organize...
Masterless Men of Newfoundland: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
A legendary outlaw society of men escaping press gangs, Royal Navy deserters and runaway indentured servants from Newfoundland fishing plantations.
Memories of the Depression
Huggett, Howard
Article
1979
Daily life experiences during the Great Depression.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory: Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
The Movement and the Sixties
Anderson, Terry H.
Book
1995
Drawing on interviews, manuscripts, and archives, Anderson reveals how one event built upon another and exploed into the kaleidoscope of activism in the United States by the early 1970s. Civil rights,...
My Past is Now: Further Memoirs of a Labour Lawyer
Stanton, John; Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
This account begins with Stanton's childhood, leading to cases such as his defence of Fergus McKean, and a Cold War libel suit in BC.
New Hogtown Press: After Retrenchment, A Few Steps Forward
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1975
A profile of New Hogtown Press, a radical book and pamphlet publisher and distributor.
New Hogtown Press: Connexipedia Article
Article
2010
New Hogtown Press was a Canadian left-wing publisher active during the 1970s and 1980s.
The New Left in Canada
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
Book
1970
A book of essays on the 1960s New Left in Canada, by members of the New Left.
No Bankers in Heaven: Remembering the CCF
Melynk, Olenka
Book
1989
An oral history of men and women who devoted themselves to building the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.
North-West Rebellion: Connexipedia Article
Article
A brief and unsuccessful uprising by the Métis people of the District of Saskatchewan under Louis Riel against the Dominion of Canada, which they believed had failed to address their concerns for the ...
On to Ottawa Trek: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
In 1935, 1500 residents of federal unemployment relief camps in BC went on strike and moved by train and truck to Vancouver, spurred by angry concern for improved conditions and benefits in the camps...
On-to-Ottawa Trek: Connexipedia Article
Article
A 1935 social movement of unemployed men protesting the dismal conditions in federal relief camps scattered in remote areas across Western Canada.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015: Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in ...
Papineau, Louis-Joseph: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Lawyer, seigneur, politician, defender of the national heritage of French Canada. Led the fight for control of the political institutions of Lower Canada. (1786-1871).
Pictures Bring Us Messages: Sinaakssiiksi aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa. Photographs and Histories from the Kainai Nation
Brown, Alison, K., Peers, Laura, with members of the Kainai Nation
Book
2006
An example of museum professionals working with member of an aboriginal community to explore photographs taken of members of that community many decades earlier.
Plunderbund and Proletariat: A History of the IWW in B.C.
Scott, Jack
Book
1975
A history of working class struggle from the workers' perspective.
Poverty in Wealth
Johnson, Leo A.
Article
1976
A critique of existing poverty research in Canada.
The Praxis Affair: There's a reason we put limits on spying within Canada
Weinberg, Paul
Article
2015
This is a cautionary story of what might happen if we return to the bad old days of the RCMP Security Service, which was caught disrupting and using dirty tricks against a wide range of unsuspecting g...
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
A Prophet in Politics: A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth
McNaught, Kenneth
Book
1959
A biography of the Canadian socialist who became the first leader of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF).
Radicals and Revolutionaries: The History of Canadian Communism from the Robert S. Kenny Collection
Reid, Tom
Article
Radicals and Revolutionaries explores a significant yet neglected area in Canadian history-the experiences of the radical workers' movement and the Communist Party of Canada. Although a minority curre...
Raising the Workers' Flag: The Workers' Unity League of Canada, 1930-1936
Endicott, Stephen L.
Book
2012
A history of the Workers' Unity League, the Canadian affiliate of the Communist Red International of Labour Unions.
Reasoning Otherwise: Leftists and the People's Enlightenment in Canada 1890 - 1920
McKay, Ian
Book
2008
Examines the people and events that led to the rise of the left in Canada from 1890 to 1920, and highlights how a new way of looking at the world based on theories of evolution transformed struggles a...
Rebellions of 1837: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
The Rebellions of 1837 took place in both Upper and Lower Canada. In lower Canada the rebellion was in large part an expression of a resurgent French Canadian nationalism. By comparison the Upper Cana...
Rebellions of 1837: Connexipedia Article
Article
Canadian armed uprisings that occurred in 1837 and 1838.
Rebels, Reds, Radicals: Rethinking Canada's Left History
McKay, Ian
Book
2005
McKay looks at the history of the left in Canada as a series of experiments in "living otherwise" -- efforts to work out ways of life and thought strategically opposed to the prevailing liberal-capita...
Red River Rebellion: Connexipedia Article
Article
Name given to the events surrounding the actions of a provisional government established by Métis leader Louis Riel in 1869 at the Red River Settlement in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba...
Red River Rebellion: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Red River Rebellion (also known as Red River Resistance), a movement of national self-determination by the metis of the red river colony in what is now Manitoba, 1869-70. The inhabitants were continua...
Reflections of a Siamese Twin: Canada at the End of the Twentieth Century
Saul, John Ralston
Book
1997
The tension in Canada between the model of an inclusive more egalitarian community vs. bureaucratic closed structures of government. According to Saul, Canada is a complex original which does not fit ...
The Regina Manifesto: Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Programme
Article
Adopted by the founding convention of the CCCF in Regina, Saskatchewan, July, 1933.
Reservations Are For Indians
Robertson, Heather
Book
1970
Describes the vicious circle of dependence created by government policies which ensnare aboriginal Canadians, combining an account of life in four reserve communities with a history of government poli...
Riel, Louis: Connexipedia Article
Article
Metis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the North-West rebellion. (1844-1885).
Salt of the Earth
Robertson, Heather (ed.)
Book
Sea of Slaughter
Mowat, Farley
Book
1986
Documents the white European's onslaught on the North American continent, and its devastating results for other life. Mowat writes of the slaughter of buffalo and walrus, wolves and whales, of the vi...
Seeds of Fire: A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
She Named It Canada: Because that's what it was called
Book
1971
An illustrated history of Canada.
She never was afraid: The biography of Annie Buller
Watson, Louise
Book
1976
The story of Annie Buller, a Canadian trade union activist and Communist.
Six Weeks of Solidarity
Dobchuk, Victor (Director)
Film/Video
1995
A look at the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, 75 years later.
Skills Mania: Snake Oil in Our Schools?
Davis, Bob
Book
2000
Davis argues that the purpose of education should not be primarily that of teaching skills useful in the job market.
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
Wright, Ronald
Book
1992
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
Student Power and the Canadian Campus
Reid, Tim; Reid, Julyan
Book
1969
A collection of articles about student activism in Canada in the lates 1960s.
The Swastika and the Maple Leaf: Fascist Movements in Canada in the Thirities
Betcherman, Lita Rose
Book
1975
Betcherman deals with Adrien Arcand and other leading Canadian fascists of the 1930s, as well as Swastika Clubs, and fascist movements in the west.
Tecumseh: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Shawnee chief who attempted to form an alliance of tribes to combat American territorial ambitions and tried to rally the tribes in a common defence against the Americans. (1768-1813).
Ten Lost Years 1929 - 1939: Memories of Canadians Who Survived the Depression
Broadfoot, Barry
Book
1973
An oral history of the Great Depression in Canada.
Ten Thousand Roses: The Making of a Feminist Revolution
Rebick, Judy
Book
2005
Using interviews with many feminist activists, Rebick provides an oral history of feminism in Canada from the 1960s through the 1990s.
They Came for the Children: Truth Commission Sheds Light on Canada's Genocide Against Indigenous Peoples
Lathem, Alexis
Article
2016
Imagine a village with all its children gone. For aboriginal peoples all across Canada, this was their lived reality, not the stuff of imagination. The story of what happened to the children -- who we...
Toronto Public Library Online
Website
An on-line catalogue of more than one million books, serials, government documents, maps, scores, sound recordings and other materials. Extensive Canadiana and Toronto and Ontario local history sectio...
The Trade Union Movement of Canada, 1827-1959
Lipton, Charles
Book
1967
An account of trade union evolution as a whole for the period 1827-1959, as well as an ouline of continuing sphere's of Labour's effort, such as organization of the unorganized, the fight for better c...
Un Canadien errant
Gérin-Lajoie, M.A.
Unclassified
1842
A Canadian folk song, lyrics written in 1842, about rebels who were deported, or forced to flee, after the rebellion of 1837-8 in Lower Canada. The song was also adopted by the descendants of Acadians...
An Unauthorized Biography of the World: Oral History on the Front Lines
Riordon, Michael
Book
2004
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...
An Unauthorized History of the RCMP
Brown, Caroline and Lorne
Book
1973
A critical history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The Un-Canadians: True Stores of the blacklist Era
Sher, Len
Book
1992
Details the blacklisting which took place in Canada during the Cold War years.
Underdevelopment in Canada
Article
1977
A collection of articles analyzing underdevelopment in Canada in historical and economic terms.
Unequal Union: Confederation and the Roots of Conflict in the Canadas, 1815 - 1873
Ryerson, Stanley B.
Book
1968
Ryerson examines the connection between the social and the national in Canadian history.
The Unmaking of Canada: The Hidden Theme in Canadian History since 1945
Chodos, Robert, Murphy, Rae, Hamovitch, Eric
Book
1991
This book searches for the roots of the many-sided crisis faced by Canada in the 1990s, and finds them in the post-war history of the country. In the authors' view, the hidden theme in Canadian histor...
When Freedom Was Lost: The Unemployed, the Agitator, and the State
Brown, Lorne
Book
1987
The struggles of unemployed workers against the Canadian state in the 1930s.
Winnipeg 1919: The strikers' own history of the Winnipeg General Strike
Penner, Norman (ed.)
Book
1972
The Winnipeg General Strike was a landmark in Canadian political and labour history. This book, with the lively and clearly-written strikers' account of the strike and more than 40 photos of major str...
Women at Work - Ontario, 1850- 1930
Goldsmith, Penny; Shephard, Bonnie.
Book
...
Workers' Control on the Railroad: A Practical Example 'Right Under Your Nose'
Morgan, R.E. (Lefty); Pool, G.R.; Young, D.J.
Book
Morgan outlines his philosophy of workers' control. Anthropologists Gail Pool and Donna Young locate Lefty's work in current debates.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
1983
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...
Working-Class History: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
The story of the changing conditions and actions of all working people.
Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935
Heron, Craig
Book
1988
Examines the huge steel plants that were built at the turn of the twentieth century in Sydney and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and Trenton, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Emphasizes the importa...
Yours in the Struggle: Reminiscences of Tim Buck
Buck, Tim; edited by Beeching, William; Clarke, Phyllis
Book
1997
Tim Buck's reminiscences, taken from a series of interviews taped by John (Mac) Reynolds for the CBC.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Arusha Cross-Cultural Centre
Stimulate reflection and action by Canadians to promote equitable development of peoples at home and abroad, and communication and understanding among people of different cultures.
Committee of Canadian Labour History
Promotes the study of Canadian workers and their contribution to Canadian History. It publishes Labour/Le Travail and occasional books.
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Council of Canadians
We believe that we Canadians should control our natural resources, our energy, our water, and our culture. We believe the important political and economic decisions that decide our future should be ma...
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
An association of Canadians who share a commitment to expanding the quality and quantity of Canadian programming on our nation's airwaves.
Labour/Le Travail
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
Society for Socialist Studies
The society's purpose to facilitate and encourage research and analysis in Canada with emphasis on socialist, feminist, ecological, and anti-racist points of view.
This Magazine
This Magazine tells you what's happening and why. News across Canada, award-winning investigations, columnists, fiction, poetry, comics, more!

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Sources Library

After the Ice Age
The Return of Life to Glaciated North America
Pielou, E.C.
1991
...
Canada Rediscovered
McGhee, Robert
1991
Robert McGhee descirbes wat we know about early European explorations of what is now Canada - Irish, Norse, English Portuguese, French, Spanish - as well as the early Europeans' interactions with the ...
Canadian Who's Who
Biographical information about more than 15,000 prominent Canadians.
Communicating in Canada's Past
Essays in Media History
Allen, Gene; Robinson, Daniel J. (eds.)
2009
Address sizable gaps in the literature on media history in Canada. Includes a substantial introduction to media history as a field of study and essays on a range of subjects, including print journalis...
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
More than 8,500 biographies of Canadians.
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
Rayburn, Alan
1997
Includes 6,200 names of Canadian cities, towns, lakes, rivers, national parks, mountains, capes, channels and bays.
History of the Book in Canada
Volume Two: 1840 - 1918
Lamonde, Yvan, Fleming, Patricia Lockhart, Black, Fiona. A.
2005
The second of three volumes dealing with the history of publishing in Canada.
History Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to history in the Sources directory for the media.
Keepers of the Record
The History of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Simmons, Deidre
2009
Offers a comprehensive look at the development of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives over three centuries. Archives trace the history of the fur trade, North American exploration, the growth of a retai...
The Ojibwa of Southern Ontario
Schmalz, Peter S.
1991
A history of the Ojibwa in Southern Ontario.
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Hallowell, Gerald (ed.)
2004
Here are the basic details of the main events, institutions, places, and people in Canada's past. The topics appear to be politics, economy, education, religion, law, medicine, science, transportation...
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
2008
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
Slavery in Canada
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Slavery in what now comprises Canada existed into the 1830s, when slavery was officially abolished. Some slaves were of African descent, while others were aboriginal (typically called panis, likely a ...
Toronto Rocks
The Geological Legacy of the Toronto Region
Eyles, Nick; Clinton, Laura
1998
Toronto’s urban geology.
Trudeau, Pierre
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Pierre Trudeau was the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from 20 April 1968 to 4 June 1979, and again from 3 March 1980 to 30 June 1984.
Virtual Museum of Canada
A project of the Canadian Museum of History, featuring online exhibits.
War Measures Act
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The War Measures Act was a Canadian statute that allowed the government to assume sweeping emergency powers in the event of "war, invasion or insurrection, real or apprehended". Enacted in August 1914...
Where is Here?
Canada's Maps and the Stories They Tell
Morantz, Alan
2002
Morantz tries to show how maps and the art of map-making have shaped us as Canadians and what they reveal of who we are.

From the Connexions Archives

Canadian Activism Archives
Website
2006
Site which is attempting to build a historical archives of, and useful guides for, social justice and environmental activism in Canada.
Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Library and Archives Canada / Canadian Acquisitions Division and Legal Deposit Office
Organization
All Canadian periodicals are required to file two copies of each issues with the National Library.