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Citizenship

This page brings together resources on Canadian citizenship and civics. It is meant to provide readers with knowledge of how the Canadian political system came to be and how it works today. This collection is also designed to help those studying for Canada's citizenship test, or for those taking part in Historica Canada’s Citizenship Challenge program.
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Acts and Treaties

Acts and Treaties through Canadian history

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The Fur Trade

For nearly 250 years, from the early 17th to the mid-19th centuries, the fur trade was a vast commercial enterprise across the land we now call Canada.

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Colonization

This timeline includes events related to colonization in Canada

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Elections and Prime Ministers

This timeline lists events related to elections and Prime Ministers in Canada.

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Politics and Government

This timeline highlights events and people related to politics and governance in Canada.

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Confederation

The Dominion of Canada wasn't born out of revolution, or a sweeping outburst of nationalism. Rather, it was created in a series of conferences and orderly negotiations, culminating in the terms of Confederation on 1 July 1867.

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Immigration

The movement of nationals of one country into another for the purpose of resettlement is central to Canadian history. This timeline charts significant migrations that have shaped our nation.

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Education

Charter of Rights and Freedoms (French)
primary sources Charter of Rights and Freedoms (French)
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
primary sources Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Rights Revolution in Canada (Medium)
Quiz Rights Revolution in Canada (Medium)
Canadian History (Medium)
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More Canadian Geography (Hard)
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Canadian Sports (Hard)
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French Canada (Easy)
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Science and Innovation in Canada (Hard)
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Asian Heritage in Canada (Hard)
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Black History in Canada (Medium)
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French Canada (Medium)
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Canadian Symbols (Easy)
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Black History in Canada (Easy)
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More Canadian Geography (Easy)
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Canadian Geography (Easy)
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Indigenous Peoples (Hard)
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Indigenous Peoples (Easy)
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Black History in Canada (Hard)
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Canadian History (Hard)
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Canadian Symbols (Medium)
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Science and Innovation in Canada (Medium)
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Canadian Symbols (Hard)
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Indigenous Peoples (Medium)
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Canadian Arts & Culture (Easy)
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Canadian Sports (Medium)
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Canadian Arts & Culture (Hard)
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Rights Revolution in Canada (Easy)
Quiz Rights Revolution in Canada (Easy)
Citizenship (Medium)
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Citizenship (Hard)
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Canadian Geography (Hard)
Quiz Canadian Geography (Hard)
Canadian Sports (Easy)
Quiz Canadian Sports (Easy)
Science and Innovation in Canada (Easy)
Quiz Science and Innovation in Canada (Easy)
French Canada (Hard)
Quiz French Canada (Hard)
Asian Heritage in Canada (Easy)
Quiz Asian Heritage in Canada (Easy)
Rights Revolution in Canada (Hard)
Quiz Rights Revolution in Canada (Hard)
Citizenship (Easy)
Quiz Citizenship (Easy)
Asian Heritage in Canada (Medium)
Quiz Asian Heritage in Canada (Medium)
Canadian Arts & Culture (Medium)
Quiz Canadian Arts & Culture (Medium)
More Canadian Geography (Medium)
Quiz More Canadian Geography (Medium)
Canadian History (Easy)
Quiz Canadian History (Easy)
Canadian Geography (Medium)
Quiz Canadian Geography (Medium)
Citizenship Challenge Civics Education Learning Tool
studyguides Citizenship Challenge Civics Education Learning Tool
Model Citizenship Ceremony Toolkit
studyguides Model Citizenship Ceremony Toolkit

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