Skip Navigation

Scout Archives

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(25 classifications) (5 resources)


Appropriations and expenditures. (1)
Atlases. (3)
Census. (2)
Civilization (2)
Climate (1)
Computer network resources (1)
Economic conditions (7)
Economic policy (4)
Emigration and immigration (2)
Encyclopedias. (1)
Environmental conditions (5)
Ethnic relations. (3)
Foreign relations (1)
Geography (2)
History (31)
Information services. (4)
Maps (5)
Officials and employees. (1)
Periodicals (1)
Pictorial works (2)
Politics and government (14)
Population (3)
Social conditions (3)
Social policy. (1)
Study and teaching (1)


View Resource Canada e-Book -- Statistics Canada

While it would be hard to adequately encapsulate one country in a single website, the Canadian government offers a nice introduction to the diversity within itself through the Canada e-book homepage. The site is divided into four primary sections: The Land, The People, The Economy, and The State. Clicking on each one of these sections brings users to a list of detailed subtopics. Each subtopic...
View Resource Canadian Geographical Names

It's been almost 10 years since the Scout Report first cast its roving eye onto the Canadian Geographical Names website, but it seemed right to take a second look at the site and report back to our dedicated readers. To begin, geographical names are officially vetted and authorized by the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC), which has been in existence since 1897. Visitors can then proceed...
View Resource Canadian Heritage

As a department of the Canadian government, Canadian Heritage is "responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians." On their homepage, visitors can read through the "Headlines" area to get a sense for the programs they sponsor, which...
View Resource CBC: Halifax Explosion

In the evening of December 6, 1917, a massive explosion rocked the harbor of the rapidly growing city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, located in eastern Canada. Caused by the collision of two ships (one of which was carrying a tremendous amount of explosive material), the explosion killed over 1500 people outright, and devastated the settlements around the area. Working with various historical groups,...
View Resource Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Provided by the online Library and Archives of Canada, the Dictionary of Canadian Biography site is a tremendously helpful source of brief and informative profiles of those personages of importance throughout Canadian history from the year 1000 to 1930. The print edition of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography's first volume was released in 1959 and was a collaborative research and publishing...