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This is a replica of the One Dish One Spoon Wampum, which established an agreement to share resources of territories in vast regions of the Great Lakes peacefully among a number of Indigenous nations, including the Anishinaabek and Haudenosaunee.

This is a photograph of Ukrainian women cutting lumber in the Athabasca region, circa 1930.

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Photograph of St. James Cathedral, West Side, reflected in building

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A photograph of St James Cathedral in Toronto, ON

This news story from 2010 discusses the role of the reference to "the Supremacy of God" in the preamble of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Different perspectives on the significance of the preamble are given.

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In this case, Fred Christie, a Black man living in Montreal, sued the York Tavern after the latter refused to sell him a glass of beer. The case involved the freedom of contract, including the right to discriminate provided that there are no laws or…

This document is the Canadian Multiculturalism Act, which sets out the official multiculturalism policy of Canada and provides for its implementation.

This website sets out a variety of resources (including interactive resources) related to Canada's official policy of multiculturalism.

This is the broadcast of PM Pierre Trudeau public statement on the enactment of the War Measures Act during the October Crisis, 1970.

This is a photograph of a traditional Dutch treat, poffertjes, or little pancakes.  This photograph was taken at the anniversary celebration of a Dutch goods store in Acton, Ontario.

This is a photograph of Iroquois Chiefs from the Six Nations Reserve reading Wampum belts

This is a photograph of a group of Black women in front of the YWCA building in Toronto

Six cats playing. Yes, even before the Internet, cats had a central place in our artistic imagination.

This is a photograph of the first page of the Order-in-Council that recommended the establishment of the North-West Mounted Police (which would later become the RCMP). The recommendation was made by the Minister of Justice, and was approved two days…

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This is a a photograph of an RCMP officer silhouetted against the Rocky Mountains

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This is a photograph of police at the G20 protests in Toronto taken as the police were advancing on protesters. The protesters had gathered just south of Queens Park, Toronto, which had been designated a "Free Speech Zone". Police, however, ordered…

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This is a photograph of graffiti art found at Toronto's Brickworks. It reads, "tout est possible" ("everything is possible")

Caption pasted on this item:Original Plan of the Toronto Purchase from the Indians, 1787-1805. Showing the 250,808 acres, of which Toronto occupies (1911) 10,477, sold by the Indians to the Government for $9,500.

From the CBC Digital Archives, online: Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism has forgotten one of the country's founding nations -- Native Canadians. Mrs. Monteur of the…

From the CBC Digital Archives, online: French and English should be the two languages of government from airports to federal courts, recommends the commission studying bilingualism. The…
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