Recognizing an Historic Injustice:
Canada's First National Internment Operations, 1914-1920

This free resource contains nine lessons intended for students in grades 9 to 12 exploring the events, causes and consequences of the internment of thousands of individuals in Canada during the First World War era.

This resource is available for free courtesy of a grant from the Endowment Council of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund.

Exploring Identity, Inclusion and Citizenship:
The 1907 Vancouver Riots

This print resource chronicles the lead up to, details and aftermath of riots in Vancouver at the turn of the twentieth century. It explores questions of identity and inclusion from the perspectives of five key groups: Aboriginal, Chinese, European, Japanese and South Asian people.

The six challenges can be taught as a complete unit or as stand-alone lessons that focus on particular themes:

  • cultural and race relations in nineteenth century Canada
  • the identity and historical experiences of five groups in Canada during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • the particulars of the 1907 Vancouver riots
  • government treatment of marginalized groups in the early twentieth century
  • Canada's progress towards a more inclusive society in the past 100 years

Exploring Identity, Inclusion and Citizenship (supplementary documents)

This set of 30 print images and documents are supplementary to the publication, Exploring Identity, Inclusion and Citizenship: The 1907 Vancouver Riots. Two sets of these documents are included with the purchase of each publication. Additional sets may be purchased from the online store.