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The War of 1812

Billy Green

You read a comic about him in the December Kayak. Now see the full story of The Scout and the Battle of Stoney Creek.

The Battle of Stoney Creek — War of 1812 Field Guide from Canada's History.

David Morris as Tecumseh

In this video, you’ll meet the First Nations warrior Tecumseh, whose forces helped win the War of 1812 for Britain. He’s portrayed by Ontario actor David Morris.

Tecumseh speaks from Canada's History.

The Battle of the Châteauguay

This video takes you right into the middle of a re-enactment of this all-important battle fought not far from modern Montreal.

Laura Secord

The story of the brave woman who trudged and stumbled 18 kilometres to carry news of an American attack on Beaver Dams that allowed First Nations and British troops to win the day. Watch the video

Richard Pierpoint

He went from a slave to a free soldier fighting for Great Britain in the War of 1812. Watch the amazing story of the man who helped create a fighting force of Black Canadians. Watch the video

First Nations and the War of 1812

There are three great videos on this page. They look at the role of Ontario’s Six Nations in the war, as well as the events leading up to the war, including the battle of Tippecanoe and the emergence of Tecumseh as a leader. Watch the videos

Project partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine Canadien
  • Government of Canada
  • HBC: Hudson's Bay Company
  • ecentricarts inc.