I Vote Because

This interactive website allows students to submit the reasons they vote, or will one day vote, through social media like Facebook and Twitter. … [Read more...]

Being an Active Citizen

A comprehensive booklet resources for encouraging active engagement with the government, legal system, and civil society. Over 50 original classroom … [Read more...]

Discover Canada, The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

There are specific rights and responsibilities for people who live in Canada in regards to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. There are even more … [Read more...]

Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Immigrating to Canada

There are many things that need to be considered before applying for permanent residency in Canada.  This website gives the name of the different … [Read more...]

Behind Canada’s Immigration Policies

This lesson plan is designed to focus on the emerging issues of immigration in Canada. The tasks involve research, organizing the information in a … [Read more...]

Legal Roles and Responsibilities

This teacher resource provides activities that first draw on the student’s experiences of school rules and then moves to a broader focus of the … [Read more...]

John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights Educational Resources

All of their educational resources are developed to supplement John Humphrey Centre projects.  The resources are designed for teachers to incorporate … [Read more...]

Canadian Courts vs. U.S. Courts: What’s the Difference?

This lesson has been designed to help dispel some of the myths and misconceptions Grade 6 students may have about the Canadian judicial process and … [Read more...]

Symbolism and Collective Identity

This activity provides the opportunity for students to connect symbolism and collective identity not only at the present time in Canada but also many … [Read more...]