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Internet Resources

Use these sites as a starting point to find more information about Canada.Image of Map of Canada

Canada FAQ
An informational site about Canada and everything Canadian. The site is divided into different categories: History, Geography, Politics, Law, Education and more.

Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium

Canadiana: The Canadian resource page
The leading general Web site on Canada.

Government of Canada

Website for the Consul General of Canada, Seattle

National Library of Canada
Two important links are Canadian Information by Subject and Amicus, the national union catalogue of over 1,300 Canadian libraries.

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Portal
Produced by an Internet partnership of six national aboriginal organizations and the government of Canada, connecting to some 7,500 sites.

Canadian Social Research Links
Emphasizes governmental policy materials, focusing on topical social issues.

Culture Canada
This site (bilingual, naturally) has a very broad theme of “culture in Canada” and includes history, film, the Arts, and the status of women in Canada. This site has lists of museums, galleries and the performing arts, nature and environment and more. All levels of interest and need can be met by this site.

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
Includes materials acquired by the National Library of Canada, Music Division and the Canadian Music Centre, as well as some independent resources.

Pathfinders & Passageways: The Exploration of Canada
From the first ancestors of the Paleo-Indian peoples who crossed the Bering land bridge to the northward explorations of Roald Amundsen many millennia later, many have sought to explore and map the modern-day country of Canada. This fine online exhibit from the National Library of Canada tells the story of these travelers and explorers through maps and essays that contain a number of helpful hyperlinks. Overall, this site offers a nice overview of the exploration of the country over its long history.