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Canadian Geographic commemorates 2020 is a series of articles, funded by the Government of Canada, celebrating milestone anniversaries of significance to the country’s history.

 
 
 

Canada’s part in the Battle of the Atlantic (highlighted on this map) is considered its most essential role in the war. (Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo)

Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo
Canada’s part in the Battle of the Atlantic, shown here is considered its most essential role in the war

La participation du Canada à la bataille de l’Atlantique (rehaussée sur cette carte) est considérée comme étant son rôle le plus crucial dans la guerre. (Carte : Chris Brackley/Can Geo)

Carte : Chris Brackley/Can Geo
La participation du Canada à la bataille de l’Atlantique, montrée ici, est considérée comme étant son rôle le plus crucial dans la guerre.
UN, United Nations, 1945, LAC

This map was produced for schools in 1947 and depicts the 55 member states of the United Nations as of 1946. It includes major events and quotes from great historical works and figures (from the Bible to Abraham Lincoln), and Canada’s own coastlines are marked with two of history’s many attempts to find the Northwest Passage. (Map: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948)

Map: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948
Tracing the history of the United Nations with a map, produced for schools in 1947 to commemorate the momentous coming together of the planet for a greater good

Cette carte, produite pour les écoles en 1947, montre les 55 États membres des Nations Unies en date de 1946 et commémore le grand moment lors duquel la planète s’est unie pour le plus grand bien de tous.
(Carte: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948)

Carte: United Nations, L.G. Bullock. United Nations Map of the World. John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. Edinburgh 1948
Retracer l’histoire des Nations Unies à l’aide d’une carte, réalisée pour les écoles en 1947 afin de commémorer le grand moment de l’union de la planète pour le plus grand bien

This map of Manitoba compiled by A. L. Russell in 1871 depicts the province less than a year after it joined Confederation. (Map: A.L. Russell, Map of the Province of Manitoba, Ottawa, February 1871, Library and Archives Canada, E011198151)

Map: A.L. RUSSELL, MAP OF THE PROVINCE OF MANITOBA, OTTAWA, FEBRUARY 1871, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA, E011198151
A look at the inception of the original postage-stamp province through an 1871 map

Cette carte de 1871 est la première représentant la province de Manitoba. (Map: A.L. Russell, Map of the Province of Manitoba, Ottawa, February 1871, Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, E011198151)

Map: A.L. RUSSELL, MAP OF THE PROVINCE OF MANITOBA, OTTAWA, FEBRUARY 1871, Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, E011198151
Un aperçu de la formation de la province « timbre-poste », présenté par une carte de 1871

A.J. Casson (1898 - 1992)
October, North Shore 1929
oil on canvas
76.4 x 91.8 cm
Purchase 1985
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
1985.15

A.J. Casson (1898 - 1992)
La première exposition des artistes avait lieu le 7 mai 1920

A.J. Casson (1898 - 1992)
October, North Shore 1929
oil on canvas
76.4 x 91.8 cm
Purchase 1985
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
1985.15

A.J. Casson (1898 - 1992)
Their first exhibition was May 7, 1920 at what is now the Art Gallery of Ontario

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo
A look back at the early years of the 350-year-old institution that once claimed a vast portion of the globe

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo

Illustration: Kerry Hodgson/Can Geo
Une rétrospective des débuts de l’institution fondée il y a 350 ans, qui revendiquait autrefois une part importante du globe
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