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Weblinks: Chapter 3

General History

This thematic website provides brief, general histories of selected topics in Canadian history at a basic, descriptive level. Additionally, there are maps, outlining territorial changes, photographs and images, and bibliographic references for further reading.



From the Sessional Papers of Ontario, this site provides a snapshot of all of the tavern licenses issues in the province in 1868–69.


Pioneer Life

A collection of narratives on historical figures from New France and the Canadas, including stories about interesting historical events and personalities. It includes a reference section.


Duels in Ontario

A brief description of the “last duel” in Upper Canada.


Wrestling History

Glynn Leyshon writes about wrestling in early Canada, providing citations from descriptions of early matches in the colonies.


Confederation Maps

Maps showing how countries such as England and France divided the territories of Canada throughout its history.


The Beaver Club

A brief description (written in 1914) about the Montreal Beaver Club, its purposes and members.



A list of websites documenting the history of cricket in Canada.