Chapter Links Unit 5: Reaching Maturity, 1980-Present
Chapter 15: Technology, Globalization, and Free Trade
- Global Positioning Systems
Learn how a Global Positioning System works.
- Inventing the Internet Age
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the development of the World Wide Web.
Watch a CBC news clip to learn how education has changed thanks to the use of satellites.
- Genetically Modified Food: A Growing Debate
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the pros and cons of GMOs in Canada.
NAFTA and Canada-U.S. Relations:
- Canada – U.S. Free Trade Agreement
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the development of free trade between Canada and the United States.
Chapter 16: Canadians: Citizens of the World
- Development Aid
This site allows you to see where Canada is providing aid to the world.
Canada's Military at Home and Abroad:
- Peacekeepers and Peacemakers: Canada's Diplomatic Contribution
Watch more CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Canada's Peacekeeping missions around the world.
- Peacekeeper to the World
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Canada's peacekeeping missions around the world.
9/11 and the 2001 Invasion of Afghanistan:
- Article 5 and 9/11
Watch a CBC news clip about NATO and their first decision to act on 'Article 5,' which states, "An attack on one member is an attack on all."
- Guarding the Peace in Afghanistan
Watch a CBC news clip about Canadian troops' role with NATO forces in Afghanistan.
- Norad and September 11
Watch a CBC news clip about the role of Norad during the September 2001 attacks in the U.S.
War Crimes, Land Mines, and AIDS Issues:
- AIDS in Africa
This site provides information on Canada's role in providing assistance to Africa with regards to its AIDS crisis.
- The International Campaign to Ban Landmines
This website outlines the activities of The International Campaign to Ban Landmines and it includes links to other sites dealing with land mine issues.
- The Somalia Affair
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Canada's peacekeeping missions in Somalia.
Chapter 17: Politics and the Canadian People: 1980 to the Present
- Bloc Québécois
This is the English version of the Bloc Québécois official website.
- Separation Anxiety: The 1995 Quebec Referendum
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the Quebec Referendum of 1995 and how it almost split the country apart.
Charter of Rights and Freedoms:
- The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
This site provides the text of the Charter.
- Charting the Future: Canada's New Constitution
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Canada's long struggle to create a new constitution.
- Government of Nunavut
This is the official website for the Government of Nunavut.
- Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
Learn about what is happening in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.
- Nunatsiaq News
Read about what is happening in Nunavut today.
- On the Nunavut Campaign Trail Topic
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Nunavut's first elections.