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About Cool Canada

This site uses digitized collection material from Library and Archives Canada to highlight lots of fascinating people, places, inventions, achievements and events that make Canada cool. Project themes include Incredible Inventions, Canadian Giants, Interesting People, Fascinating Places and Amazing Events and Phenomena. Some of the unique materials that have been digitized include UFO documents, patents of invention, documentary artworks and photographs.


Many people have offered their expertise and experience to the development of this website. Their contributions are outlined below:

The site content was written by Dale Simmons.

Our educational resources were written by Carol White of Historica.

We also gratefully acknowledge contribution of the Department of Canadian Heritage, whose financial assistance through Canadian Culture Online (CCO) made this work possible.