Canada History Week 2020

PARTNERS B D C Dictionnaire biographique du Canada Dictionary of Canadian Biography Historica Canada is the country’s largest organization dedicated to Canada’s history, culture, and citizenship. We offer programs that you can use to explore, learn and reflect on our history, and what it means to be Canadian. Our programs, all offered bilingually, reached nearly 28 million Canadians last year. Our goal is to bring history to life with rich and compelling stories of national interest. We also support educators with curriculum-focused materials to inspire the next generation of history lovers and proud Canadians. Canada’s History Society was established in 1994 through the generous support of The Hudson’s Bay Company History Foundation. Our mission is to promote greater popular interest in Canadian history, principally through publishing, education, and recognition programs. The Society’s work includes: Canada’s History magazine , Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids , , and the Governor General’s History Awards. The importance of understanding Canada by examining the histories of its people has been an anchoring belief of the Society in our vision of Canada where people are deeply engaged in connecting with their shared past. The Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada is a bilingual scholarly research and publishing project at the University of Toronto and Université Laval. It is recognized as one of the best national biographical dictionaries in the world and provides free online access at to more than 8,600 biographies of individuals who have played an important role in Canadian history. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is the national representational organization for over 65,000 Inuit in Canada, the majority of whom live in 51 communities spread across Inuit Nunangat, our homeland, encompassing the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (Northwest Territories), Nunavut, Nunavik (Northern Quebec), and Nunatsiavut (Northern Labrador). As the national voice for protecting and advancing the rights and interests of Inuit in Canada, ITK works to create a Canada in which Inuit prosper through unity and self-determination. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society was founded in 1929 with the important mandate of making Canada better known to Canadians and to the world. Under the patronage of the Governor General, the Society has, for 90 years, led the charge toward fostering a deeper appreciation of Canada’s natural, cultural, and social heritage. While best known for its iconic publication, Canadian Geographic , the Society also actively develops additional publications, supports Canadian geographical expeditions, and provides grants and scholarships for cutting-edge geographical research. 16