The second edition of Gateway to Canada is an advanced ESL reading text. It also is a great book for grade school students to gain an understanding of Canadian topics such as history, geography, politics, sports, art and culture. The beautiful full-colour photographs alone make
A searchable, online dictionary of well-known Canadians.
A searchable, online encyclopedia of well-known and lesser-known Canadian biographies.
This site summarizes Canadian history of the 20th century year by year.
Incorporating data gathered by Statistics Canada, this quarterly publication has indepth articles on current social trends and their impact on different groups and institutions in Canada. Topics include aging, education, immigration, leisure, income and more. This is an excellent source of information.
This page is an index to Canadian and international government statistics on issues such as homelessness, immigration, poverty, role of women, employment, education, crime and more.
The Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. The site provides a lot of information in its news, publications and multimedia sections. There is an option to browse by region, country or topic.
Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. The page is providing access to news releases, some related statistics and descriptions of commemorative dates .