In every issue of Kayak, we feature a cool fiction story about a famous person or event in Canada's past. Check back often for some great reading!

Northern Treasure

The Norse hunt for Arctic gold.

Equality for all

Thérèse Casgrain leads change in Quebec.

The Last Battle of Seven Oaks

Young boys relive a deadly battle about furs and food.

A Life Full of Firsts

The story of Kim Campbell, Canada's first — and only — female prime minister.

War Work

Canadians who said no to fighting.

We Stand on Guard

The story of our national anthem.

Holiday Countdown: Dec 18th

In 1942 a Canadian family felt as though there was something missing during their holidays. They invited guests over in the past, but many of their relatives were overseas this year.

Holiday Countdown: Dec 3rd

Searching for his Christmas presents Justin stumbles upon a letter written by his great-grandfather during the First World War.

Holiday Countdown: Dec 8th

A young boy in the 1930s has trouble deciding what to give his family for Christmas. He is inspired by his sister to create a handmade gift, but Davy puts his own spin on it.

The Power of 10

The metric system is all based on 10s, so it should be easier than the old Imperial system, right? If you look around modern Canada, you might not be so sure.

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