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confiscated japanese boats.jpg
The photo shows hundreds of fishing boats owned by Japanese-Canadians that were rounded up and seized, prior to being sold by the Custodian of Enemy Property.

This photograph shows women protesting the Canadian Criminal Code provisions concerning abortion outside of the House of Commons, Ottawa, Canada. These women were part of the Abortion Caravan, a feminist protest group founded in 1970 to protest the…

Bi and Bi part 1 Z1-1963-1-5-4-1-eng.pdf
This report is Book Four of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism. It focuses on the contributions of other ethnic groups to the Canadian confederation. The terms of reference of this Commission included the direction to consider…

This photograph captures peaceful protesters demanding an inquiry into the G20 arrests and policing tactics.

This video depicts the 2014 Turban Up at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, ON.

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This figure illustrates demographic changes in religious affiliation in Canada between 1971 and 2011. The figure is part of Pew Research Center's report, "Canada's Changing Religious Landscape". This report was prepared with data made available from…

1980 article auto workers.jpg
This newspaper article reports on one of the most significant jobs losses in Canadian history, where a majority of auto-industry workers lost their jobs as a result of a financial crisis stemming from the United States.

This infographic provides information about pre-1975 treaties with First Nations in Canada.

This segment on The Stream by Al Jazeera provides insight on concerns about the Temporary Foreign Worker Programs and the direction reforms should take in order to fall in line with Canadian values. The video notes conflicting public views about the…

This resource is a chapter from The Politics of Racism by Ann Gomer Sunahara. It discusses the response of the governments of Canada and British Columbia to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and Hong Kong and the political movement toward the decision to…

This is a news story, including a video, that reports about PM Justin Trudeau's release of the details of the first phase of the government's national inquiry into missing or murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

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From Library and Archives Canada: "Medal presented to Indian chiefs to commemorate Treaty Numbers 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. Year digit would be added following inscribed: "187" Treaty digit would be added following inscribed "INDIAN TREATY NO" This medal…

1980 article equal pay.jpg
This newspaper article reports on debates surrounding pay equity, as Ontario considered enacting equal pay legislation. This article highlights some of political issues related to employment that existed at the same time that foreign workers were…

importing labour for jobs we wont do.jpg
This newspaper article expresses concern about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), which was initiated in 1973. This article illustrates how concern had shifted from bringing high skilled workers to bringing in low skilled workers to…

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This file contains a record of a newspaper article published in the Globe and Mail in 1964. The author expresses concern that the immigration policy at the time was not sufficient to meet the demand for workers in the province of Ontario. This…

This image features a collection of quotes that are presented in the shape of a maple leaf, with red borders, as a way to replicate to Canadian flag. The quotes all pertain to key Canadian legal values.

This video provides a "walk through" of our exhibit on Canadian values. The video highlights some of the key Canadian values in our legal system. It was produced by The Eh Team, namely: Ben Barrett, Andre Fast, Brad Gould, Ben Fickling, four of the…

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This story features Ginella Massa, Canada’s first news anchor to wear a Hijab.

This decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal addressed whether a provincial land titles Registrar properly refused to attached a note of "lis pendens" (pending litigation) to the title of land slated to be developed into recreational…

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This document is the front page of the Canada Gazette from July 4, 1940. It publishes an Order in Council declaring Jehovah's Witnesses to be an illegal organization.
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