Immigration

Immigration

Immigration is one of the central themes in Canadian history. While many came to Canada to pursue economic opportunity, others arrived because of an urgent need to flee persecution. Hear the diverse stories of the ...

Canadian Icons

Canadian Icons

Putting together a list of Canadian icons is a big task, but our archives are deep and varied!

The Secret Path

The Secret Path

At the centre of this collection is Gord Downie's The Secret Path, an emotional animated film following the last days of Chanie Wenjack as he tried to escape residential school. In addition, stories and interviews with ...

A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later

A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later

This collection presents a complete file on A Lesson in Discrimination, a 2006 documentary that followed a controversial experience for a group of Grade 3 students in Quebec. At the time, a Quebec teacher tried ...

Dragons' Den, Season 10

Dragons' Den, Season 10 Classroom Favourites

Dragons' Den Season 10 brings three new Dragons to the Den: Michele Romanow, the co-founder of Buytopia.ca, one of Canada's top daily deal sites; Joe Mimran, one of Canada's leading fashion pioneers; and Manjit Minhas, the co-founder and ...

Sports and Politics: The Olympic Games

Sports and Politics: The Olympic Games

As the Summer Olympics in Rio are set to get underway, Curio.ca takes you on a tour back in time to highlight our best stories on past Olympic Games. The Olympics are not just about ...

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The statistics on missing and murdered indigenous women are stark and staggering. A 2015 United Nations report found that young aboriginal women are five times more likely to die under violent circumstances, as compared with ...

Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

Canadian Parliamentary Democracy Must-See

This collection presents an overview of Canada's parliamentary system. Students will gain insight into the role of Members of Parliament and the basic structure and functions of the House of Commons and Senate.We also examine ...