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Travel Health Insurance for Canadians

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Canadians travelling outside the country should protect themselves with supplementary travel insurance. An accident or illness can happen suddenly and your provincial medical plan will cover only a fraction of the expenses. In many cases you will not be able to get medical treatment unless you pay up front.

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The National Flag of Canada

It wasn't until 1965 that Canada had its own national flag. Learn about the controversy surrounding its design and the symbolism of the maple leaf flag.

Battle of Beaumont Hamel

The Battle of Beaumont Hamel in WWI France was devastating for Newfoundland, with the 1st Newfoundland Regiment nearly wiped out in just half an hour.

Canadian Conferences on Confederation

The three conferences at which colonies in British North America hammered out the terms for creating the Dominion of Canada in 1867.

Joey Smallwood

The Premier of Newfoundland for more than two decades, Joey Smallwood was the man who brought Newfoundland and Labrador into Canadian Confederation.

Explore Parks in Canada

National and provincial parks across Canada protect natural areas, and also provide visitors with wilderness, adventure, recreation, inspiration and peace.

Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald

The first Prime Minister of Canada and a Father of Confederation, Sir John A. Macdonald combined a vision of Canada with alcoholism.

Ontario Provincial Elections

Voter information for Ontario provincial elections, including who can vote, when and where to vote, ID required, as well as information on the parties and leaders.

Romeo Dallaire Biography

Senator Dallaire resigns because he has too much work outside the Canadian Senate.

Prince Charles and Camilla Royal Visit to Canada 2014

Prince Charles and Camilla make a whirlwind tour of three Canadian provinces and six cities in Canada in just four event-packed days in 2014.

Getting Ready to Fly in Canada

If you haven't flown for a while, it's a good idea to get ready before you head to the airport.

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