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Historical

Archives Ontario [Website]
www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/index-black-history.aspx
Provides extensive information about historical events with primary documents and photographs of historical figures. Reference is made to The Enslavement of Africans in Upper Canada and The Ontario Bicentenary Exhibition: The Act to Abolish the British Slave Trade, traveling exhibits produced by the Government of Ontario to mark the 200th anniversary of the 1807 Act to abolish slavery.

Black History Portal [Website]
www.pc.gc.ca/culture/mhn-bhm/index_e.asp
Material related to Black Canadian history and heritage and a link to Parks Canada Underground Railroad sites.

National Archives [Website]
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/anti-slavery/index-e.html
Biographical sketches of historical figures connected to the Anti-Slavery Society. Provides pictures, maps and other visuals as well as the sources of the archival documents. Copies of primary documents can be viewed on this site.

On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies [Website]
www.royalprovincial.com/military/black/black.htm
Explores the history of the first free Black settlement in Canada. Includes primary source documents, pictures, and other archival information. Also information and personal stories about individual Black loyalists who were living in that community at the time.

Remembering Black Loyalists [Website]
museum.gov.ns.ca/Blackloyalists/
A virtual exhibit, from the Nova Scotia Museum based upon the physical exhibit of the same title. The content is organized by the headings: People, Places, Objects, Events, The Story.

The Black Community in the History of Québec and Canada [Website]
www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/curriculum/social_sciences/features/missingpages/
Content is organized into eight units spanning the periods in Québec and Canadian history from the French Regime to the post-war decades of the twentieth century.

Blacks in Canada - A long history [PDF]
www.statcan.ca/english/studies/11-008/feature/11-008-XIE20030046802.pdf
This paper, written in 2004, is part of a series produced by Statistics Canada on Canadian social trends. The detailed analysis examines residential settlement patterns of Blacks, from a historical and current perspective.

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration [Website]
www.citizenship.gov.on.ca/english/about/bicentenary/
A backgrounder for the Bicentenary Exhibit, with frequently asked questions that give a brief account of the history and timeline of Slavery and Acts to limit and abolish slavery in Canada.

Black History Month Association - Nova Scotia [Website]
www.chebucto.ns.ca/Heritage/BHMA/
Provides links to digital resources on history and culture, African Nova Scotians, Science and Technology, and Genealogy.

Multimedia Resources [Website]
www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?id=10166&sl=e
One-minute movies portray moments in Canada's past.

Current

Blacks in Canada - A long history [PDF]
www.statcan.ca/english/studies/11-008/feature/11-008-XIE20030046802.pdf
This paper, written in 2004, is part of a series produced by Statistics Canada on Canadian social trends. The detailed analysis examines residential settlement patterns of Blacks, from a historical and current perspective.