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Gen. Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how the political, demographic, economic and social changes that have occurred since Confederation have presented challenges and opportunities for individuals and communities. (from Alberta Education)
FICTION:The diary of twelve-year-old Mary Kobayashi, a Japanese Canadian girl living in British Columbia, describing her experiences during World War II, including her family's relocation to an internment camp.

Dear Canada: Torn Apart: The Internment Diary of Mary Kobayashi, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1941 by Susan Aihoshi IRC & HAM PZ 7 Tor 2012

FICTION:Naomi remebers the pains of her childhood after her aunt and uncle pass away. Another aunt, Emily Kato, convinces Naiomi to move to Toronto and become involve in the Japaneses Canadian fight for redress.

FICTION:Naomi remebers the pains of her childhood after her aunt and uncle pass away. Another aunt, Emily Kato, convinces Naiomi to move to Toronto and become involve in the Japaneses Canadian fight for redress.

When Canada declared war on Japan after the attack on Pearl harbor in 1941, the over 20,000 Japanese Canadians living in British Columbia, were declared enemy aliens, removed from their homes and placed in work or internment camps.

Righting Canada's Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

DVD:Short narratives about individual Black Canadians from the earliest times.

DVD:Short narratives about individual Black Canadians from the earliest times.

The birth of the West -- Claiming the West -- Scandals and changes -- Triumphs and turmoil -- Rushing the West.

The birth of the West -- Claiming the West -- Scandals and changes -- Triumphs and turmoil -- Rushing the West.

FICTION. Josephine Bouvier keeps a diary of the difficult life during the Riel Rebellion in Saskatchewan in 1885.

Dear Canada: Blood Upon Our Land: The North West Resistance Diary of Josephine Bouvier:

FICTION. Eleven-year-old Ivy records in her diary her family's experiences as they emigrate from London, England to a farm in south-eastern Saskatchewan in 1926.

Eleven-year-old Ivy records in her diary her family's experiences as they emigrate from London, England to a farm in south-eastern Saskatchewan in

Through historical photographs, documents, and first-person narratives from Chinese Canadians who experienced the Head Tax or who were children of Head Tax payers, this book offers a full account of the injustice of this period in Canadian history. It documents how this official racism was confronted and finally acknowledged.

Righting Canada'S Wrongs: The Chinese Head Tax And Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies In The Twentieth Century - Immigrants Canada Store

Website: First Nations & Métis Veterans Kit: from the Edmonton Public School Board

Website: First Nations & Métis Veterans Kit: from the Edmonton Public School Board

FICTION:-Thirteen years after the publication of Tales from Gold Mountain, Yee returns with these 10 ghost stories, all infused with the experiences of Chinese immigrants who came in search of wealth in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.

FICTION:-Thirteen years after the publication of Tales from Gold Mountain, Yee returns with these 10 ghost stories, all infused with the experiences of Chinese immigrants who came in search of wealth in the and early centuries.

Explores the characters and events that have shaped Canada. Through Confederation, two world wars, Depression, and post-war prosperity, Canada has risen to become the free country we know today.

Explores the characters and events that have shaped Canada. Through Confederation, two world wars, Depression, and post-war prosperity, Canada has risen to become the free country we know today.

Historical and modern-day examples show how natural habitats and wilderness areas are being destroyed to expand farmland and towns and cities, and how increasing urbanization of populations is adding to the problem of carbon emissions that cause climate change.

Changing Planet: What Is the Environmental Impact of Human Migration and Settlement? by Sally Morgan.

FICTION. Based on the life and writings od Susanna Moodie, this book tells of Susanna's early life in England, her determination to become a writer and her life as a pioneer in the "Backwoods" of Canada with her husband and growing family

Based on the life and writings od Susanna Moodie, this book tells of Susanna's early life in England, her determination to become a writer and her life as a pioneer in the "Backwoods" of Canada with her husband and growing family