Course Description

Review Canada's unique history from 1867 to the early 21st century through the lens of iconic photographs that document and represent events that helped create today's Canada. Through lectures and discussion, explore the context and complexities of the moment that each image captures.

Topics include:

  • The machinations of Confederation
  • The importance of the railway
  • Experiences of First Nations people
  • Early (and later) immigration
  • The debate around education systems
  • The enduring American omnipresence
  • French/English dynamics
  • The Depression
  • The World Wars
  • Post-war prosperity
  • The liberation of the sixties
  • The Quebec Referendum and the Canadian Constitution

Additional resources will be available for students to enhance their learning.


There is a 10% reduced fee for students 60 years of age or older at the time of registration. You must register by phone (403-220-2866) or in person to receive this discount.

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1:00PM to 3:00PM
Feb 03, 2020 to Apr 20, 2020
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Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $315.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Special Discount: For 20 hour Liberal Arts courses only, students 60 years and older at the time of registration qualify for a 10% discount on fees. To receive this discount, you must register in person or by calling 403-220-2866.The discount does not apply to online courses.


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