Canada’s waterways are the lifeblood of the nation, providing invaluable ecosystem services and fuelling its economy. Learn who holds responsibility for the protection of Canada’s water, what issues are impacting the country’s fresh water resources and why Canadians must act now to balance the needs of nature with the needs of a nation.

Featured lesson plan: A timeline of the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede has a rich and fascinating history. In order to create a visual timeline of the events that shaped the Calgary Stampede, students will use the online interactive map as well as the Calgary Stampede and Canadian Atlas Online websites for research. They will then make comparisons between the timelines they created for the Calgary Stampede and important events that occurred in Canadian history.