Canadian & BC Databases
Top quality database with Canadian content featuring:
Biography, geography, business & economics, governmeent, history, literature & the arts, science & health, social issues, sports, world cultures & religion
Reference materials, biographies, news & magazine articles, academic journals, images & videos
Citation generating tools & text-to-speech features
Top quality Canadian resource for history, geography and culture.
Browse by events, people, places or things or search
Features excellent timelines, videos, primary sources, maps & other interactive resources.
A resource by Simon Fraser University's Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast First Nations
Extensive digital image collection
Northwest Coast Village Project: visual collection of primary sources and artefacts to bring the heritage of Coastal communities to life
Art & architecture resources & a variety of online exhibits
Over 600 full virtual exhibits from museums across Canada
Excellent Teachers' Centre with learning resources & lesson plans
Federally funded institution with free streaming of thousands of documentaries and animated Canadian films.
Canadian Socieoeconomic Databases with information gathered by the census
Key Resource tab with interesting information, including maps with visual representations of regional characteristics, differences and trends.
Online encylopedia with up-to-date information specific to British Columbia
In association with BC Archives, with lots of audio and visual content related to BC history
Excellent features: geological timelines, information on indigenous languages, Gold Rush collection
Primary resources on British Columbia's history
Large collection of photos of events & people through BC's history
Photos are public domain - anyone can download and use them without worrying about copyright
High quality website featuring digital volumes on: First Nations, Inuit, Métis and Truth & Reconciliation
Good for primary sources, high quality graphics, maps and first person accounts.
Free, printable one-page maps
Fully customizable - select your continent/country/province & choose which details (borders, capitals, cities, etc.) you want included
Save & print as a PDF or save as image + insert into a document
Information on chemistry, math, physics & astronomy
Excellent definitions & brief descriptions of concepts; extensive biographies of famous scientists
Asia-focused resources for BC high school teachers & students
Contempory Asia & modern Asian history
Each content article features maps, primary sources, quizzes, audio components and additional teacher resources including lesson plans