Chapter Links Unit 4: Gaining Confidence, 1960-1980
Chapter 11: A Changing Society
- Canada: A Peoples' History
This site explains the controversial visit of French President Charles de Gaulle to Expo 67.
- Expo 67: Man & His World
This site provides an extensive history of Expo 67 and students can take a virtual tour by clicking the icon at the bottom of the page.
- Expo 67: Montreal welcomes the world
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the Expo 67.
Canada in the 1960's:
- The 1960s in Canada: Key dates of the decade
This site provides a timeline of key events in Canada during the 1960s.
The Indian Acts:
- The Battle for Aboriginal Treaty Rights
Watch CBC new clips and listen to radio clips on the battle over land and its resources.
- Bill C31
This site discusses the changes to the Indian Act (Bill C-31).
- Congress of Aboriginal Peoples: The Indian Act
This comprehensive site details The Indian Act (Bill C-31) and outlines how Bands and Reserves can operate and who is considered a "status Indian."
Assembly of First Nations and the White Paper:
- 2Learn.ca ‘NetSteps Pages of Aboriginal Resources
This site, which is put together by an Alberta teachers' group, provides a set of links to a variety of Aboriginal history sites.
- Aboriginal Youth Network
The Aboriginal Youth Network is a Canadian site that connects Aboriginal youth and provides information and discussion material on health, education, and employment.
- Assembly of First Nations – The Story
This site provides the story of the Assembly of First Nations and an outline of what they do.
- The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami of Canada
The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami of Canada is a national organization that unites the Inuit people of Canada politically.
- Museum of Civlizations: First Peoples
This site has links to information about Canada's First Nations that are a part of the Museum's collection of history, culture, society, and activities.
Can-con and the CRTC:
- Canadian Content
This site is specific about what Canadian content constitutes for each form of medium (e.g. film, video, sound recording).
- Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: Canadian Content
This site contains information on Canada's Broadcasting Act and explains how the CRTC ensures the presence of Canadian content in our broadcasting systems.
Atlantic Revolution and the Newfoundland Resettlement Program:
- The Council of Atlantic Premiers
The Council of Atlantic Premiers promotes regional collaboration in order to create a stronger economy and provide opportunities for the people of the Atlantic Provinces.
- Has Confederation Been Good for Newfoundland?
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the benefits and the setbacks faced by Newfoundland when it joined Canadian Confederation.
- Newfoundland Resettlement Program
This site provides a brief history of the Newfoundland Resettlement Program.
Bilingualism and Biculturalism Commission and Francophones in Canada:
Chapter 12: Language and Culture
- Fighting Words: Bill 101
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Bill 101 and Canada's French language laws.
- The Road to Bilingualism
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips that deal with public opinions of bilingualism and the complexities of implementing it.
- The October Crisis: Civil Liberties Suspended
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the October Crisis and the government's response to it.
- Quebec Elections: 1960-1998
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about various Quebec elections.
- René Lévesque's Separatist Fight
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about René Lévesque and his quest for a separate Quebec.
- Robert Bourassa: Political Survivor
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about federalist premiere, Robert Bourassa.
- Indepth: Parti Québécois Timeline
This site has a historical timeline of the Parti Québécois.
- Parti Québécois
Information on the Parti Québécois from uni.ca
Canada's Immigration and Multicultural Policies:
- Boat People: A Refugee Crisis
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the Vietnamese boat people.
- Leaving Vietnam: The Boat People
This site has an in-depth look at the Boat Peoples of Indochina and their escape to refugee camps and their resettlement in Canada.
- Canada in the Making
This site traces the development of Canadian immigration policies since Confederation.
- Canada's Commitment to Cultural Diversity
This government website highlights Canada's cultural diversity initiatives.
This site has links to some multicultural groups across the country.
- Statistics Canada: Languages
This site provides a profile of the languages that are spoken within Canada.
- A Tale of Perseverance: Chinese Immigration to Canada
Watch CBC new clips and listen to radio clips about Chinese immigration to Canada.
Oil Crisis and Canada-U.S. Economic Relations:
Chapter 13: Economic Expansion and Crisis
- Canadian Heritage: Natural Resources
This site has a photo gallery of oil production in Canada.
- Nixon is happy to be in Canada
Watch a CBC news clip about former U.S. President Richard Nixon and his visit to Canada to build economic relations.
- Trudeau mocks Lougheed
Listen to a CBC radio clip about the oil crisis of 1973.
- Prime Ministers and Presidents
Read about Prime Minister-President relationships throughout the years.
The Growth of Labour Unions and the National Day of Protest:
- The Auto Pact: En Route to Free Trade
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips to learn how the auto pact with the United States made Canada a world leader in the car-making industry.
- Canadian Labour Congress
This site has links to unions from all around Canada.
- National Day of Protest, October 14, 1976
This site has a brief description of the National Day of Protest.
- Sewing Seeds: Clothing Workers Fight For Better Conditions
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips to learn how garment workers organized themselves into unions to create better working conditions for themselves.
Canada's Social Programs:
Chapter 14: Canada and the World
- The Birth of Medicare
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about the invention of Medicare in Canada.
- Government of Canada Social Services
This site has links to all government department websites related to social services.
NATO Involvement and Events:
- The Cuban Missile Crisis
Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about The Cuban Missile Crisis.
- NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
This website outlines the role of NATO and explains how this alliance of countries helps to keep peace in the world.
- NATO: "A Pledge for Peace and Progress"
The site gives a short overview of the relations between NATO countries and the East after WWII.
Canada's Role in UN Missions and Development Aid: