Resources on Canada
About Canada - This is part of the Government of Canada Web site. It is a portal to other web pages from various Canadian ministries and departments and gives access to a wealth of information on Canada and Canadians.
Virtual Museum of Canada - Discover many of the stories and treasures held in trust by Canada's Museums - A collection of thousands of images, fun games, teacher resources, in all subjects including second languages, information on individual Canadian museums. Your students can also register on the site to create their own virtual museum!
National Archives of Canada – A rich source of information on Canada's past.
Canadian Heritage Gallery - "The most extensive collection of historical Canadiana on the Internet”
The Canadian Encyclopedia Online - Contains a time line of the "100 Greatest Events in Canadian History", short biographies of "100 Canadian Originals". Also available on the site are Flash interactive presentations (with sound files) listing common expressions in French for FSL students and in English for ESL students.
Passages to Canada - an educational storytelling initiative whereby prominent immigrants share their personal stories of coming to Canada with youth and new Canadians across the country.