Gumboot Kids Curriculum

Gumboot Kids Curriculum New

"Children today spend less time outdoors than any generation in human history. Yet we know that a daily dose of nature makes kids smarter, more curious and creative. It’s simple: Kids need more nature! The ...

Fighting Racism and Discrimination

Fighting Racism and Discrimination New

This collection looks at the fight against discrimination and racism in Canada. It includes examples of ongoing efforts across the country to remove barriers to equity, diversity and inclusion and to reduce inequities in all ...

Climate Change

Climate Change New

According to a 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada report, the country is experiencing warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, with northern Canada heating up at almost three times the ...

Privacy and data protection

Privacy and data protection

In 2018 Ottawa introduced new privacy rules designed to better safeguard the personal data of Canadians, but even security experts say they are far from perfect. Many feel Canada should further tighten its data protection ...

Canada in Space

Canada in Space

This collection examines Canada's role in space exploration. Eleven Canadians have flown into space — 10 trained astronauts and one civilian. Canadians have flown on 14 manned NASA missions and three Russian Soyuz missions. The ...

Refugees and asylum seekers

Refugees and asylum seekers

“Refugees are people who have fled their countries because of a well-founded fear of persecution. They are not able to return home. They have seen or experienced many horrors. A refugee is different from an ...

Indigenous Governance

Indigenous Governance

In February 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his intention to develop, in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, a Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework, which would include new legislation and new ...

Forest Fires and Climate Change

Forest Fires and Climate Change

In the summer of 2017, 1.22 million hectares of the B.C. landscape went up in smoke in what was then a record-breaking wildfire season. This trend was repeated in 2018, with this time 1.33 million ...