Chapter 09: Growth in the West
- British North America circa 1823
A map of CAnada showing Rupert's Land before Confederation.
- Territorial Evolution, 1870
A map showing Canada in 1870, following the Rupert's Land Act of 1868.
- Provincial and Territorial Relief Maps
Choose a province or territory to view a printable relief map.
- Origins of the RCMP: The Establishment of the North-West Mounted Police
The history of the NWMP, with photographs. Follow the link labelled "next" at the bottom of each page to read the whole story.
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Follow the link "Historical Notes, Uniform and Dress, Games ..." for stories with photos and other illustrations, and activities. Click on any link under "Historical Highlights" for a point form summary of the history of the RCMP.
Canadian Pacific Railway
- Canadian Pacific Railway: A Brief History
Major events in the building of the railway.
- Canadian Pacific Railway: Graphic Arts Gallery
A gallery of posters, brochures, and advertisements created by the Canadian Pacific Railway. Gallery includes some of their logos across the years.
- The Story of the Canadian Pacific Railway
Download quizzes and word games and a booklet about the history of the CPR.
Farming in the Southern Prairies
- Palliser's Triangle
Information about the farming area in the southern Canadian prairies, with a historical map.
Father Albert Lacombe
- Father Albert Lacombe
A brief biography, with photos.
- Father Lacombe
A brief biography, with a photo.
- Crowfoot, "Isapo-muxika"
A biography of Crowfoot, with photos and drawings.
A brief biography, with a drawing and a photo.
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online: Isapo-Muxika (Crowfoot)
A more detailed biography of Crowfoot.