Canada History Buffs
A Brief History of the British North America (BNA) Act, Canadian Bill of Rights, and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
On July 1, 1867, the colonies of Upper and Lower Canada – later the provinces of Ontario and Quebec – along with Nova Scotia and New Brunswick united to form the Dominion of Canada, by the British North America (BNA) Act coming into effect, and became the first four provinces of Canada.
Homeschool History and Geography
Indigenous Culture and Traditions of the Igorots in the Philippines
According to the 2010 research by the United Nations Development Programme, the Philippines has an estimated number of 14-17 million indigenous peoples. They belong to 110 ethno-linguistic groups found all over the country.
An Easter Tradition Recipe and Family Time
Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The story starts on Palm Sunday with the Triumphant entrance of Jesus in Jerusalem and follows events leading to His crucifixion and burial on Good Friday. On Easter Sunday (the third day after his death), Jesus rose from the dead as He prophesied. This celebration helps Christians remember that we have eternal life with God because Jesus paid the price of our sins.
Important Historical Dates for Canadian Women
Although predominantly recognized in the United States, March is Women’s History Month. In honour of that, we want to share some facts about the important historical Canadian women. There was a time in Canada, as in many other countries, where women ha
Women History Figures: Outstanding Canadian Women
In the month of March we are celebrating women from around the world, and here in Canada we have our own set of outstanding women to admire. While the women history figures list has grown extensively over the years, here are five highlights to help us
Where Family Day Began
Spending time with our family members, whether it is as we homeschool each week or visit family living further away, is a blessing. In Canada, several provinces observe Family Day each year in February, which gives families the gift and opportunity of
Passing on Homemaking Skills
A beautiful aspect of homeschooling is having your children with you all the time as well as, most often, not working outside the home. This gives you time to work more in the home and to teach your children modern homemaking skills they wouldn’t otherwise have the time to spend learning.
History of Remembrance Day in Canada
Every year on November 11, Canadians take a day to remember those who have fought in the wars of the past as well as honour those who continue to fight on our behalf. More than 2 million Canadians have fought for our peace and freedoms, and more than 118,000 have lost their lives and their futures in these battles.