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Activity Resources

(For students to use in their research for the activities in this unit.)

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Aboriginal Peoples and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

Bleeding Day and Night: The Construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Across Tsimshian Reserve Lands (English only)

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "Aboriginal Rights"

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "The Indian Act"

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "Tsimshian"

The Indian Act Past and Present

Kitsumkalum First Nation Timeline (English only)

"Lands and Resources: Background"

Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Lands and Resources

Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Looking Forward Looking Back

"Significance of Lands and Resources to Aboriginal Peoples"

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

ARCHIVED - Canada, By Train: "Grand Trunk Railway"
(Scroll down to "Grand Trunk Railway," then click on "Travelogue")

ARCHIVED - Canadian Confederation: "The Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada"

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "Grand Trunk Pacific Railway"

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "National Transcontinental Railway"

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "Nationalization"

The Quebec History Encyclopedia: "Grand Trunk Railway" (English only)

"Rail:" Canada Science and Technology Museum

Image Collections of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

"Annual Passes, Grand Trunk Railway of Canada" (English only)

Canadian National Railways Historic Photo Collection

"The Crossroads:" Fraser Fort-George Regional Museum

Images Canada
Keyword search: Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Tsimshian

McCord Museum Image Collection

Key Figures

"The Board of Railway Commissioners"

The Canadian Encyclopedia: "Sir Wilfrid Laurier"

ARCHIVED - Charles Melville Hays
(Scroll to "Grand Trunk Pacific")

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online: "Charles Melville Hays"

Encyclopedia Titanica: "Charles Melville Hays" (English only)

First Among Equals: "Sir Wilfrid Laurier"

Wikipedia: "Charles Melville Hays"(English only)

Newspaper Making

"Analytical Writing"

"Decoding Political Cartoons"

"Internet Research Skills"

"Inverted Pyramid Checklist" (English only)

"News Reporting"


"Obituary Stories" (English only)

"Opinion: Inside a Cartoonist's Mind" (English only)

"Oral Interviews: Preparing, Conducting and Reporting"

"Picture Perfect: Examining Visual Storytelling" (English only)

"Preview Stories" (English only)

"Principles of Clear, Effective Writing" (English only)

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