Chapter 13: A New Canada
Young People Working
- Alberta: Employment of Persons Under 18 Years of Age
Regulations for young people working in Alberta.
The purpose of the CRTC and how it carries out its policies.
- Canadian Content for Radio and Television
How Canadian content is determined for songs and TV shows.
- Vimy Ridge
Brief article about the battle, with photographs.
- The Canadian National Vimy Memorial
The memorial and the battle, with photographs and maps. Scroll down and follow the links.
Winnipeg General Strike
- Labour's Revolt: Winnipeg General Strike
Account of the strike. Click "Voices" for photographs and part of a letter written by the mayor of Winnipeg.
- Winnipeg General Strike
An account of the strike, with definitions of some key terms. Click on the numbers under "Texts" to read extracts from newspaper articles about the strike. Also look at the images.
- Winnipeg General Strike, May 15–June 25, 1919
A silent video about the 1919 Winnipeg Strike.
Women and the Vote
- Herstory: An Exhibition: Suffrage
An account of Canadian women lobbying for suffrage. Click the links at the bottom of the page to see photos and cartoons.
- The Famous Five: Heroes for Today
The lives and achievements of the Famous Five, with photographs and videos. Follow the links on the right-hand side of the page to explore the whole site.
- Women's Suffrage
An overview of the women's suffrage movement in Canada, with photographs.
- Right-to-Vote Activist Still Stands Tall: But Who was Nellie McClung?
An article about Nellie McClung, suffrage, and the Persons Case, with photographs.
Chapter 13 Project: Great Canadian Citizens
- The Greatest Canadian: Meet Some Great Canadians
A list of people nominated for the CBC TV’s program The Greatest Canadian, with photographs and very brief biographical notes.
- Heroines: A Guide to Women in Canadian History
Famous Canadian women, with photos and other images.
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Search on a name or browse through the alphabetical lists for information about notable Canadians.
- Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall
Learn about 27 people who helped shape Canada. Take a quiz to find out which influential Canadian is your match.
- Canadian Scientists
The work of notable Canadian scientists, with photographs and other illustrations. Scroll down to see the list of all the people profiled on the site.
- First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
Biographies and selected speeches for each Prime Minister.