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Issues for Canadians: Governance and Rights Gen Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how Canada’s political processes impact citizenship and identity in an attempt to meet the needs of all Canadians. (from Alberta Education)
WEBSITEL For Teachers- Online Resources   -  The materials offered here can be used by classroom teachers to support and extend their Social Studies, Health, C.A.L.M., and Legal Studies instruction.

WEBSITEL For Teachers- Online Resources - The materials offered here can be used by classroom teachers to support and extend their Social Studies, Health, C., and Legal Studies instruction.

Chronicles the country’s major waves of immigration, from welcoming early European arrivals to becoming a modern-day safe haven for refugees. The book also acknowledges times when Canada has not been especially welcoming. It explores how each period of immigration has shaped the laws, values, and face of Canada on the way to today’s multicultural society.

Chronicles the country’s major waves of immigration, from welcoming early European arrivals to becoming a modern-day safe haven for refugees. The book also acknowledges times when Canada has not been especially welcoming. It explores how each period of immigration has shaped the laws, values, and face of Canada on the way to today’s multicultural society.

Looks at the many diverse cultures, from the first European immigrants to the modern arrivals, that have shaped Canada.

Looks at the many diverse cultures, from the first European immigrants to the modern arrivals, that have shaped Canada.

WEBSITE:Aboriginal Youth Justice: teacher's resource - This middle years teacher’s resource is designed to provide information about Canada’s youth justice system to youth from Aboriginal communities.

WEBSITE:Aboriginal Youth Justice: teacher's resource - This middle years teacher’s resource is designed to provide information about Canada’s youth justice system to youth from Aboriginal communities.

WEBSITE:Try Judging is the first Canadian student program to be conceived, designed and produced by judges. It is a multimedia educational program designed for integration into high school social studies, civics and law courses. Try Judging introduces students to the role of judges within our judicial system, and encourages exploration of important concepts such as the rule of law, judicial independence and judicial impartiality.

WEBSITE:Try Judging is the first Canadian student program to be conceived, designed and produced by judges. It is a multimedia educational program designed for integration into high school social studies, civics and law courses. Try Judging introduces students to the role of judges within our judicial system, and encourages exploration of important concepts such as the rule of law, judicial independence and judicial impartiality.

WEBSITE: Image result for Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

WEBSITE: Image result for Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

WEBSITE: Welcome to the House of Commons of Canada

WEBSITE: Welcome to the House of Commons of Canada

Opposing viewpoints discussing the question posed in the title are printed back to back and inverted. One side presents "The argument for yes", the other side presents "The argument for no."

Developed in a debate format, each side presents a different perspective on the Senate Reform issues relevant to Canada today.

Discusses the function and responsibility of the Senate as well as how its role has changed since Confederation. Gr.4-6

Discusses the function and responsibility of the Senate as well as how its role has changed since Confederation. Gr.4-6

Inside Canada's Parliament -- Guide to the Canadian House of Commons -- The Senate Today -- Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms -- Symbols of Canada poster -- The Senate of Canada video. Summary: Information and activities to familiarize Canadians with their system of government.

Inside Canada's Parliament -- Guide to the Canadian House of Commons -- The Senate Today -- Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms -- Symbols of Canada poster -- The Senate of Canada video. Summary: Information and activities to familiarize Canadians with their system of government.

Maple leaf forever? : the warts & all story of Canada's creation / written by Paul Keery ; illustrated by Mike Wyatt.

: the warts & all story of Canada's creation / written by Paul Keery ; illustrated by Mike Wyatt.