General Reference Unit 1: Emerging Identity, 1914-1920
- Canadian Great War Project
The Canadian Great War Project is a collaborative site dedicated to providing a single, easily searchable source for information on Canadian men and women that served during World War 1, including individual entries, photos, and transcribed war diaries, letters, newspaper articles, book/media descriptions and reviews, among other items.
- Canada and the First World War
This is the official First World War site of the Library and Archives Canada. Each time a word or phrase is underlined, clicking on it will take you to photos, diaries, and reminiscences.
- The Canadian War Museum
This national museum's site presents Canada's military past and how it shaped our country.
- Canadians at War: First World War
This War Amps site contains photos, songs, poetry, reminiscences, and documentaries. Click on the links to the videos to watch clips, read the script, or see a summary of the video.
- The Great War.ca
This site has links to maps, directions, etc., if one wishes to visit battlefields; links of interest are a good resource of current efforts and organizations attempting to honour veterans’ memories and to record and help preserve them.
- History By the Minute
This site produces 1 minute clips of various points in Canadian history. For WWI: Home from the Wars, John McCrae, Valour Road, and Vimy Ridge.
- Royal Canadian Legion of Newfoundland and Labrador
This site covers every aspect of Newfoundland and Labrador's involvement in the war. Beaumont Hamel is included.
- Veterans Affairs Canada
If you enter "World War 1" in the search line on the opening page, it will bring up a list of battles, memorials, and related material about Canadians and Newfoundlanders in the war. If you enter "Aboriginal Spiritual Journey", you'll find a page on Aboriginal contributions to Canada’s military in World War I and at other times.
- Official First World War website of the department of Veterans Affairs
There are interviews, diaries, and a section about John McCrae.
Women in the War:
- Canadians on other Fronts, 1914–1919
This page shows people serving in different capacities during the war.
- John McCrae in Flanders Fields
This site has a virtual museum of items related to John McCrae.
- Native Women – Foreign Battlefields
This site has a short biography of Edith Anderson, a Native woman, who served overseas as a nurse.
- The Poster War: Allied Propaganda Art of The First World War, by Maurice F. V. Doll
This virtual exhibit includes 46 posters representing some of the work of Allied poster artists during World War I.
- Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists: Saskatchewan in Two World Wars
This site has materials from both World Wars. There are pictures of the home front, and especially women's contributions.
- Wanted! 500, 000 Canadians for WW I
Includes posters and photos used to inspire volunteers to enlist.