Posted on behalf of The Historica Foundation
Don’t know where Quispamsis is . . . The Canadian Encyclopedia knows.
Can’t recall who Donnacona was . . . The Canadian Encyclopedia recalls.
Aren’t sure when Fridolin was so popular . . . The Canadian Encyclopedia is
In fact, The Canadian Encyclopedia can answer all of your questions about
Canadian people, events, geography, history, arts, innovation and more in
French or English at www.histori.ca.
The Canadian Encyclopedia – yes, the same authoritative resource that is on
your shelves right now – has been put online and it is always free and open
With advanced search functions, a detailed subject tree and thousands of
interactive maps and graphs, The Canadian Encyclopedia is the one online
resource that all librarians should know about. And make sure to tell your
- Over 25,000 articles
- Over 5,000 photographs, maps, graphs, audio clips and animations
- Advanced search function
- Junior edition facilitates research for middle school students
- Games and quizzes make learning about Canada fun
- Follow the path of famous explorers on interactive maps
- Learn French-English or English-French phrases and pronunciation with an
- View the architectural triumphs of Canada with a pictorial review
- A detailed timeline of Canadian history provides an overview of our
The Historica Foundation provides The Canadian Encyclopedia free online.
Through our programming and resources the Historica Foundation celebrates
remembering, connecting Canadians to our amazing past and future.
So, while you look up where Quispamsis is, make sure to browse the rest of
Historica’s site. You will find: a complete module dedicated to intimate
portraits of Canada’s Prime Ministers, including audio commentary, animation
and satire from the comedy duo Double Exposure; information on ways to get
your school or community involved in celebrating our Canadian heritage
through the Historica Fairs program; learning modules on Peace and Conflict,
Immigration and Human Security in the Historica YouthLinks section; and all
65 Historica Minutes, our acclaimed dramatizations of pivotal events in
Canadian history, viewable with Quicktime. Visit Historica today: