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Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

Here a scandal, there a scandal: More fodder for cartoonists

The Pacific Scandal (1872) and the Sponsorship Scandal (2002-2005) show that some of Canada's leaders have committed fraud in the name of national unity. These cases illustrate the vulnerability of political institutions and the crucial role played by public opinion, through the revelations that came to light in the press and the public inquiries.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce