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History – Canada (page 8)

page 1:

General history | 
Chronology | 
Historical geography

page 2:

Biography, demography and genealogy

page 3:
Emblems, symbols and flags | 
Constitutional history | 
Politics and government

page 4:
Discovery and exploration

page 5:
Migration and settlement

page 6:
The French régime | 
The British colonial period | 
Canada, the nation

page 7:
Economic history
(Exploitation of natural resources, Industries and
trades, Labor, Commerce, Finance
)

page 8:
Transportation history
(Water transportation, Railways, Air transportation,
Space flight
) | 
Communications history

page 9:
Religious history | 
Social history | 
Women’s history


Transportation history



Treasures Gallery: Transportation and distribution

http://www.historymuseum.ca/tresors/treasure/transpor.html


History of Nova Scotia, with special attention given to Communications and Transportation

http://alts.net/ns1625/nshist01.html


A History of Transportation in Winnipeg

http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/transactions/3/transportation.shtml


Images Canada: Automobiles

http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail1


History of Automobiles: The Early Days in Nova Scotia 1899-1949

http://alts.net/ns1625/automobiles.html


Trans-Canada Highway: Bridging the Distance

http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-73-678


Le Chemin du Roy

http://www.lecheminduroy.com/en/index.php


British Columbia’s Economy and Technology: Transportation and the British Columbia
Economy


http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/galler08/frames/index.htm


Early Transportation on the Skeena River

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/skeena/default.htm


When Horse Was King: 19th Century Horse Drawn Vehicles in Canada

http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/history/material_culture/duplessi/index.html


Bikes: The Wheel Story

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/whatson/bikes.cfm


All Time List of Canadian Transit Systems

http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~wyatt/alltime/index.html


The Fleetway: An Exhibit of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

http://www.windsorpubliclibrary.com/digi/fleetway/english/framesindex.htm


Water transportation


Images Canada: Gone Paddling

http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail8


Our Canoeing Heritage

http://www.canoemuseum.ca/index.php/20081224119/our-canoeing-heritage/
our-canoeing-heritage-main/canoeing-heritage-mainhtml


The Birchbark Canoe (1603)

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/vmnf/champlain/expl3_en.shtml


The Canoe: Portraits of the Great Fur Trade Canoes

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canoe/can00eng.shtml


Making a Birchbark Canoe

http://www.northwestjournal.ca/VIII4.htm


Canoes: The Shape of Success

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/watercraft.cfm


Ship Information Database

http://daryl.chin.gc.ca:8000/basisbwdocs/sid/title1e.html


Marine Museum Research Resources

http://www.marmuseum.ca/research.html


Historic Sailing Page

http://historicsailing.tripod.com/menu.html


Sailing into History: The Maritime Paintings of Gordon Miller

http://gordonmiller.ca/


Usque ad Mare: A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services

http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/eng/CCG/USQUE_Table_Contents


Destination: Nova Scotia. Sea Tales

http://www.destination-ns.com/content/stories/sea.asp


Nova Scotia Motor Fishing Boats

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/lifelines/linsa01e.shtml


Construction of the Cutty Sark and the War Moncton

http://website.nbm-mnb.ca/CAIN/english/cutty_moncton/


Royal William (Canadian trans-Atlantic paddle-steamer)

http://www.bruzelius.info/Nautica/Ships/Royal_William.html


Bluenose

http://www.bluenose2.ns.ca/Legacy/index.html


Bluenose: A Canadian Icon

http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/bluenose


The Marco Polo Project

http://www.new-brunswick.net/marcopolo/


Paper Passages: An Introduction to the Sources for the Study of Great Lakes History at the National Archives of Canada

http://www.marmuseum.ca/salmon.html


Maritime History of the Great Lakes

http://www.hhpl.on.ca/greatlakes/


A Brief History of Shipping and Wrecks Around Kingston

http://www.carf.info/kingstonpast/marinearchaeology.php


CANOE: Computer Archiving of Northern Oration and Exhibitions

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/canoe/default.htm


Transportation in the Canadian Northwest: York Boats, 19th century

http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/york-boat


The Frontenac: A Reappraisal

http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/documents/Frontenac/


The People of the Ship “Hector”

http://www.ralstongenealogy.com/hector.htm


Canada Steamship Lines

http://www.csl.ca/history.html


Lady Sherbrooke : Une fenêtre sur les débuts de la navigation
à vapeur sur le Saint-Laurent


http://www.diablesdesmers.qc.ca/revue_la_plongee/lady_sherbrooke.htm


Rediscovering the P.S. Lady Sherbrooke

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/lady/index1.htm


Promotion of Steamboat Travel on the North Saskatchewan River

http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/steam.sask.html


History of S.S. Klondike

http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/yt/ssklondike/natcul/index_e.asp


Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific Navigation

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/cp.html


In Search of Shipwrecks: Government Archives Sources Relating to Marine Casualties
in Canada


http://www.marmuseum.ca/wrecks.html


Shipwrecks of the Atlantic Coast

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/sos/shipwrecks/002031-3000-e.html


Graveyard of the Pacific: The Shipwrecks of Vancouver Island

http://www.pacificshipwrecks.ca/


The Schooner President Coaker

http://www.math.mun.ca/~dapike/family_history/coaker.html


The Empress of Ireland – a titanic tale of forgotten tragedy

http://en.allexperts.com/e/r/rm/rms_empress_of_ireland.htm


The Halifax Explosion

http://www.region.halifax.ns.ca/Community/explode.html


Titanic and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mma/titanic/titanic.htm


Encyclopedia Titanica

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/


Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System – History

http://www.greatlakes-seaway.com/en/seaway/history/index.html


Rideau Canal Waterway – History of the Canal

http://www.rideau-info.com/canal/history/hist-canal.html


The Shubenacadie Canal

http://shubie.chebucto.org/


History of Saskatchewan Waterways

http://canoesaskatchewan.rkc.ca/history.htm


From the Athabasca to the Mackenzie Delta: A journey on Canada’s Inland Waterways

http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/northern/jones/


RBCM Notes: Sternwheelers in British Columbia

http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=330


Yukon River Sternwheelers – the Canadian

http:/explorenorth.com/library/yafeatures/bl-Canadian.htm


CG Icebreaker – The History of Canadian Icebreakers

http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/eng/CCG/USQUE_Icebreaker


Railways


Mail, Rail, and Retail: Connecting Canadians

http://www8.cpr.ca/cms/English/General+Public/Heritage/default.htm


Railways in Canada: A Brief History

http://imagescn.technomuses.ca/photoessays/railways/railways01.cfm


Significant Dates in Canadian Railway History

http://www.railways.incanada.net/candate/candate.htm


Canadian National Railway Historic Photograph Collection

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/cnphoto/cnphoto.html


Canada, by Train

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/trains/index-e.html


CN Images of Canada Gallery: A Canadian History

http://216.94.16.48/


Images Canada: Trains

http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail5


Canadian Pacific Railway: Company History

http://www8.cpr.ca/cms/English/General+Public/Heritage/default.htm


Sandford Fleming, The knight of time

http://www.sandfordfleming.ca/en/


The Newfoundland Railway

http://www.heritage.nf.ca/society/railway.html


Newfoundland Rail Scenes

http://www3.nf.sympatico.ca/gazebo.hill/nrs.html/


History of Railway Companies in Nova Scotia

http://alts.net/ns1625/railways.html


Henry George Clopper Ketchum: The Railway to Glory or Despair

http://www.lib.unb.ca/archives/finding/ketchum/virtual_exhibit.html


Along The Line: Photographs of the P.E.I. Railway

http://www.edu.pe.ca/paro/exhibits/display.asp?railway.1.1


Railway History in Kensington

http://www.kennet.pe.ca/chip/english/railway.htm


Electric Lines in Southern Ontario

http://www.trainweb.org/elso/


All Aboard Toronto! Railways and the Growth of a City

http://ve.torontopubliclibrary.ca/allaboard/index.html


Canada’s First Subway

http://www.city.toronto.on.ca/archives/canada_first_subway/index_subway.htm


The Railways of Ottawa

http://www.railways.incanada.net/circle/findings.htm


Significant Dates in Ottawa Railway History

http://www.railways.incanada.net/candate/ottawa.htm


Port Arthur, Duluth and Western Railway

http://www.members.shaw.ca/padwrr/home.htm


Thurso and Nation Valley Railway

http://www.railways.incanada.net/thurso/tnvrmenu.htm


Transportation in the Canadian West, 19th Century: The Canadian Pacific Railway and
Western Canadian Settlement


http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/cpr-south


Transportation in the Canadian West, 19th Century: Impact of Railways on Winnipeg

http://victoria.tc.ca/history/etext/winnipeg-railways


Fort Steele: Railroading

http://files.fortsteele.ca/history/railroad/equipment.asp


A Brief History of the Kettle Valley Railway

http://kettlevalleyrail.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=68


The Crowsnest Pass Railway Route

http://www.crowsnest.bc.ca/


The White Pass Railway

http://cruises.about.com/od/alaskacruises/ig/Skagway—White-Pass-Railway/


Le tramway à Montréal, de 1861 à 1959

http://www.stm.info/en-bref/tramways/index.htm


Histoire de la mise en place du métro de Montréal 1910-1966

http://www.stcum.qc.ca/en-bref/mepmetro.htm


Air transportation


Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

http://www.cahf.ca/


Highlights in the History of Canadian Aviation

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/highlights/default.htm


Canada’s Innovative Aviation Heritage – the stories of Canadair and de Havilland Canada

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/canadair/default.htm


Images Canada: Planes

http://www.imagescanada.ca/r1-116-e.php?trail=trail9


High Flyers: Canadian Women in Aviation

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/high_flyers/index.htm


Bush Flying

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/bush_flying/index.htm


The deHavilland Fox Moth

http://www.pwnhc.ca/exhibits/nv/foxmoth.htm


First in the Air in British Columbia

http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=298


Jumping off a Cliff

http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/History.aspx?id=307


The Avro Arrow

http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/arrow/


Winnipeg Airports Authority – History

http://www.waa.ca/history


Space flight


Canada in Space

http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/default.asp


The Canadian Astronaut Program

http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/default.asp


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Communications history



Connexions: An Exhibit on Communications

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/connexions.cfm


The History of the
Book in Canada project


http://www.hbic.library.utoronto.ca/


History of Nova Scotia, with particular attention given to Communications and Transportation

http://alts.net/ns1625/nshist01.html


Nova Scotia Pony Express 1849

http://ns1763.ca/ponyexpress/ponyexdx.html


Information found in contemporary New Brunswick records about transportation and communications links between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in 1849 with special attention given to the Nova Scotia Pony Express

http://www.littletechshoppe.com/ns1625/nb1849.html


Paper of Record: collection of historical newspapers

http://www.paperofrecord.com/


Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/2/14/index-e.html


The Oldest Newspaper in Canada

http://www.littletechshoppe.com/ns1625/news01.html


The Halifax Gazette – Canada’s first newspaper

http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/Gazette/


Early Toronto Newspapers, 1793-1867

http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/index.html


Alberta Newspapers Collection

http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/newspapr/


Images in the News: Canadian Illustrated News

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cin/index-e.html


Political Cartoons: Editorial Cartooning from the Pages of Canadian Newspapers

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=a1ARTA0001442


Les 75 ans de la presse écrite francophone en alberta : de La Survivance au Franco

http://cnc.virtuelle.ca/LaPresse/introduction.html


Connexions: An Exhibit on Communications

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/collection/conn1.cfm


Canadian Railway Telegraph History

http://www.trainweb.org/railwayop/


History of Telegraph and Telephone Companies in Nova Scotia

http://alts.net/ns1625/telephone.html


A Very Fierce War: The Electric Telegraph Lines Between New York and Halifax, 1850

http://alts.net/ns1625/craig02.html


Dr. Alexander Carruthers Beatty and The Telephone in Hope Township

http://www.porthopehistorical.ca/telephone.htm


History of the Edmonton Telephone System

http://www.hackcanada.com/telco/telhist.html


Marconi’s Three Transatlantic Radio Stations In Cape Breton

http://ns1763.ca/marconi100/marconi1.html


The History of Canadian Broadcasting

http://www.oldradio.com/archives/international/canada.htm


Canadian Radio History

http://www.radio.dare-dare.org/2008/08/canadian-radio-history-i/


Les avatars de la radio publique d’expression française au Canada 1932-1939

http://www.erudit.org/revue/haf/1998/v51/n3/005348ar.html


La censure en temps de guerre : Radio-Canada et le plébiscite de 1942

http://www.erudit.org/revue/haf/1998/v52/n2/005347ar.html


Watching TV: Televisions and Memorabilia from the MZTV Museum

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/tv/tv04eng.shtml


Milestones of CBC’s History

http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/history/index.shtml


Canada Tunes In: Radio and TV’s Early Years

http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-75-1631/science_technology/early_radio-tv/


History of CBC Technology

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/cbc/index.html


A Brief History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland

http://gporter.net/great/background.php


Canadian Satellite Questions and Answers

http://www.satellites.spacesim.org/english/canadian/index.html


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