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The story of the No. 2 Construction Battalion may never have come to light were it not for a little serendipity. A hundred years later more people are learning of the unit’s valuable military service and its impact on the African Canadian community.
Discover the unit’s history →

Our travelling exhibition, Canada: Day 1, supported by RBC, will be at the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre, until March 26, 2017. Exhibition Schedule >

My "Immigrant” Experience in Italy

What if you were to become an immigrant, and left Canada for good? What material items would you pack in your actual suitcase? What non-material culture would come with you in your heart and mind? Read Laura's blog about living in Italy >

In 2017, Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This is your celebration!
Find out how you can join Canadians taking part from coast to coast to coast.

Canada: Day 1 Comes Home to Halifax!

To celebrate Canada’s 150th, our curators and exhibition teams have created a special version of this travelling exhibit that is larger, features eight art pieces and includes compelling objects such as a Syrian Welcome kit, a Head tax certificate, War Bride correspondence and more.

Canada: Day 1 >