Phaedra - Midgic, New Brunswick

Residential schools are a very dark chapter in Canadian history that we all need to learn about.

Rachel - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Residential Schools were originally Christian churches that the government supported in an attempt to both educate and convert Indigenous children. Residential schools became an enduring phenomenon, institutions where built all over Canada. The purpose of the schools was to get rid Indigenous children of their culture. 

Rebecca - Fox Point, Nova Scotia

My project is about The Battle of The Atlantic, which was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II. I hope whoever watches my video is intrigued and interested on learning more about what Canada did for World War II. Enjoy!

Rémi - Haute-Aboujagane, New Brunswick

Pascal Poirier, le premier sénateur acadien est une figure Acadienne importante! Son histoire est présenté!

Riley - New Brunswick , New Brunswick

St. John's Anglican Church in Lunenburg, NS

Ruth - Bridgwater, Nova Scotia

Marie-Joseph Angelique was tried and convicted of setting fire on her owner's home and burn much of the Old Montreal.

Ryder - Lacombe, Alberta

My project is about how the Canadian Space Agency has not only made major contributions to space exploration in the past, but is also working towards the future of space exploration.

Sara Maya - Vancouver , British Columbia

My project tracks the journey of Canadian Journalism -- from the first printing presses to today, where news is available instantaneously on Internet platforms such as social media and online newspapers.

Sarah - Sydney, Nova Scotia

The history of the Canadian Beaver and how it came to be a national symbol for Canada. The beavers habitat and lifestyle and it's importance to all other wildlife in its area.

Scarlett - Winnipeg, Manitoba

My project is about Roberta Bondar’s life, travels, accomplishments, and her contributions to the world. She paved the way for future research, scientists, and astronauts. She is an inspiration to all women and girls to pursue their dreams. While researching this project, I was inspired to both compose and sing a song about Roberta Bondar with the help of my cousin, Nic Nieves.

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