History 30

Course Description

Canadian history is full of extraordinary people, fascinating events, appalling abuses of human rights, and unifying moments. From the origins of the First Nations, to New France and the Seven Years War, to Confederation and the patriation of the Constitution, learners will explore the people and events that have had a hand in shaping Canada as we know it today. Learners will better understand and fully appreciate our country’s rich history.

Units of Study

  • Unity 1: The People and the Land
  • Unit 2: The Road to Democracy
  • Unit 3: External Forces and Domestic Realities
  • Unit 4: The Forces of Nationalism
  • Unit 5: Changes and Opportunities

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

Textbook: Shaping Canada: Our History: From our Beginnings to the Present. Linda Connor, Brian Hull, and Connie Wyatt.

Obtained by Student

Word processing software (ie: MS Word, Google Docs, etc.)
Presentation software (ie: MS PowerPoint, Google Slides, etc.)

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Writer
  • Historian
  • Lawyer
  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Historical Site Interpreter
  • Politician


A 10 Level Social Science:
History 10 or
Native Studies 10 or
Geography 10 or
Social Studies 10

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


This course requires a midterm and a final exam to be supervised by a proctor

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