Subject Specific Sites
- Howstuffworks - Automotives
- Kevin Sullivan's Autoshop 101
Online instruction for automotive electronics.
- Fuel Consumption Guide
The Personal Vehicles Initiative from Natural Resources Canada provides you with helpful tips on buying, driving and maintaining your vehicle to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
- Auto Trader
The Auto Trader has become the largest on-line community search engine for buying and selling vehicles in Canada.
The Southam Newspapers' Online database of new and pre-owned vehicles.
- Edmonton Motor Dealers' Association
A good place to locate a local vehicle dealer.
- Edmund's Car Buying Guide
The first automotive information website provides the consumer with automotive data, vehicle reviews, feature articles and videos.
- Royal Bank Car Loans
- Royal Bank Loan Calculator
Select the Royal Buy-Back vs Ordinary Car Loan link.
- Canada Trust: New Car Loans
- Canoe Money: Auto Insurance
- Career Bookmarks at the Virtual Reference Centre of the Toronto Public Library
Career Bookmarks provided by the Toronto Public Library and Human Resources Development Canada.
- Career Cruising
One of the top databases on the Web for Canadian career information.
- Career Directions
The Canadian Career Consortium's Career Directions is a worthwhile stop for anyone considering a career in the future.
- Career Paths Online
This Canadian site provides access to career and labour market information
An employment, career development, and job finding resource for youth.
- EDINFO: Alberta Post-Secondary Education Information
The Government of Alberta's up-to-date database of Alberta post-secondary schools and their educational programs as well as distance learning programs in the western provinces.
- Professional Writing Handouts and Resources
The Online Writing Lab of Purdue University has an exstensive collection of sample business, technical and professional writing.
- Successful Resumes from Human Resources Development Canada
Everything you wanted to know about writing the right resume for you.
- Working in Canada By producing a Working in Canada Report, you will learn about job opportunities, job demand, wages, skills requirements, and more. You can find out where the jobs are now and where they will be in the future.
A great site to support students in the study of clothing and textiles.
- Fashion and Entertainment Directory
A directory of sites that relate to the fashion, interior, and entertainment industries.
- Fashion Net - Designer Sites
Links to all the top fashion designers.
- Cultural Profiles Project - Citizenship and Immigration Canada
- Open Directory Project - World Cuisines
- Mrs. Salipante's Foreign Food Recipes
- The Cook's Thesaurus
This is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.
- Book Group Corner (Bantam, Broadway, Dell & Doubleday Books)
A collection of readers group resources to accompany many of these publishing companies most popular books.
An excellent portal for finding information on books on the World Wide Web.
Canada's largest book retailer's online source of information for books, videos and DVDs.
- New York Times: Book Archives
The New York Times website has access to over 50,000 book reviews since 1980.
- Bookbrowser: The Guide for Avid Readers
Barnes and Noble books provides access to a large database of titles to explore.
- Author Yellow Pages
Look here to find an author's official and publisher's web site, as well as selected fan sites and media information.
A directory of author web sites listed alphabetically.
- Online guide to Canadian Writing - Canadian Authors Index
This A-Z authors listing provides a listing of works by the writer, works on them, awards they have received, and annotated links to informaation on the author.
- The Canadian Literature Archive
The Canadian Literature Archive is a repository for information about Canadian writers, Canadian novelists, Canadian poets, Canadian playwrights, Canadian essayists, Canadian literary organizations, Canadian magazines, Canadian publications, Canadian books, Canadian texts and Canadian library archives.
- National Library of Canada - Canadian Literature
The objective of the National Library of Canada's Canadian Information By Subject service is to provide links to information about Canada, arranged by subject, from Internet resources around the world. This URL directs you to the links to Canadian Literature.
- The Internet Classics Archive
Select from a list of 441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.
English Subject Guides
- Educational Resources in English/Language Arts
The Community Learning Network from British Columbia provides a list of English resources organized by topic.
- Online Literary Criticism Collection
The IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection contains 1576 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by literary period.
- The Gale Group - Literary Index Page
Gale's Literary Index is a master index to every literary series published by Gale. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names including pseudonyms and variant names and more than 140,000 titles into one source. Gale's Literary Index also provides quick and easy access to the printed editions in our library. These series contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings. You can use Gale's Literary Index to locate authors and titles in our collection.
- The Gale Group - Glossary of Literary Terms
A quick way to look up those literary terms for your English assignments.
- Glossary of Linguistic Terms
Your first stop when looking for linguistic definitions.
- The Children's Literature Web Guide
The Children's Literature Web Guide is an attempt to gather together and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for Children and Young Adults. Much of the information that you can find through these pages is provided by others: fans, schools, libraries, and commercial enterprises involved in the book world.
- The Encyclopedia Mythica
This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, legends, and more. It contains over 4700 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world.
- Bulfinch's Mythology, The Age of Fable Or Stories of Gods and Heroes
One of the classic introductions to Greek Mythology.
- Folklore, Myth and Legend
The University of Calgary's links to mythology and folklore.
- The Genesis Project
This ThinkQuest project from Mayfield Secondary in Brampton, Ontario is a collection of creation myths from many societies, from Algonquin to Yuma. A dictionary of creation mythology terms (Gods and Immortals, Places) is included, as well as a search engine to help you find what you are looking for quickly.
- Greek Mythology
The Greek Myth Project from San Diego State University.
- Greek Mythology
From the Iliad to the fall of the last tyrant.
- Myths and Legend
An index to Myths and Legends on the Internet.
This site provides information on the gods and goddesses of cultures around the world, but not by region/culture as is the case with many other sites. Instead, users can search for information about objects in the sky (e.g., sun, moon) and then read about the gods from various mythologies that are associated with those objects. There is also information on myths, family tree, and culture.
Online English Grammar Guides
- AskOxford: Free online grammar resources from Oxford University Press
Free resources from the world's most respected dictionary publisher.
- English Grammar and Style Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to information about English Grammar and Style.
- Grammar Girl
- Guide to Grammar and Writing
This site is maintained by Professor Charles Darling for English classes at Capital Community College in Hartford Connecticut. This site is well organized and an excellent resource for students who need help with their writing and grammar.
- University of Calgary - Grammar Tutorials
Grammar tutorials offered by the English Department of the University of Calgary. Try the interactive exercises to receive feedback on your writing skills.
- WritingDENS Tips-O-Matic
This is the place to visit to help you improve your writing skills.
- British Theatre History
A directory of sites dedicated to British theatre history.
- Enotes - William Shakespeare
An extensive study guide for the works of William Shakespeare. This is a commercial site but they do provide access to some text at no charge.
- Electronic Shakespeare: Resources for Researchers
An up to date guide to Shakespeare resources on the WWW.
- Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Shakespeare
Presentation on the life and works of William Shakespeare. Includes a biography, plot synopses of his plays, essays on Elizabethan Theater, an overview of Elizabethan England, and discussion on the authorship debate.
- Folger Shakespeare Library
The Folger Shakespeare Library is the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials.
- In Search of Shakespeare
The PBS companion website covers the life and works of Shakespeare.
- Internet Shakespeare Editions
This University of Victoria site provides you with scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays, multimedia explorations of the context of Shakespeare's life and works, and records of his plays in performance.
- Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
An annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on Internet.
- Shakes Sphere: A Comprehensive Study Guide for the World of William Shakespeare
Play summaries, sonnet analysis, GlobeTheatre, criticism, and essays
- Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Wake Forest University's excellent page (with pictures) on the Globe Theatre.
- Shakespeare Online
One of the top free sites on the Web for information on the Bard.
- Shakespeare's Phrases
All of Shakespeare's best known quotations organized alphabetically.
- Shakespeare Resource Centre
A portal with the most useful free sites regarding Shakespeare on the Web.
- Shakespeare Timeline
Timelines of Shakespeare's life and works.
- The Canadian Poetry Archive
The Canadian Poetry Archive features selected poems from over 100 early English- and French-language Canadian poets. Digitized from public domain anthologies found in the National Library of Canada's rich literature collection, the poems represent some of Canada's most notable poetry from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Canadian Poetry
Poetry links from the University of Toronto English Library.
- The League of Canadian Poets - Young Poets
Young Poets is a project of The League of Canadian Poets, Canada's professional poetry organization. This is a non-profit organization working to promote poetry in this country and to promote Canadian poetry around the world.
- The Lines of the Poet
The book, "The Lines of the Poet", is a unique celebration of Canadian poetry. The book is the result of dedicated work between artists, writers, editors, and craftsmen. The complete works includes signed poetry and drawn portraits of thirteen most distinguished poets over the past sixty years. The editor, Doug Jones, is the fourteenth portrait. Each portrait has been signed and numbered by the Montreal artist, Rosengarten, and each poem signed by its author. Only one hundred and thirty copies were made. "Follett Webpath Express, 2010″
- Representative Poetry Online
This database includes about 2,900 English poems by over 400 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today. Search poets alphabetically or chronologically, their poems by title, or their poems by first line or last line.
- Activities for ESL Students
There are over 1,000 quizzes, exercises and puzzles on this website to help you study English as a Second Language.
- Comenius - Fluency Through Fables
Fables to improve your comprehension of English.
- English as a Second Language Links
Rong-Chang Li's site provides a good starting point for ideas on how to improve your English skills.
- English as a Second Language - University of South Dakota
Resources for students enrolled in English as a second language courses.
This site contains good resources to test reading comprehension. Included are quizzes, online activities and materials that are well-organized and easy to navigate.
- MDBG Chinese-English Dictionary
This Chinese-English Dictionary allows you to search by Chinese, Pinyin or English Definition to see and hear the results of the translation. There are also other areas like basic and advanced word dictionaries, character dictionaries and other Chinese tools.
Art Galleries and Museums
- Artists Space
A gallery for emerging artists in New York City.
- Brooklyn Museum of Art
The Brooklyn Museum of Art is the second largest art museum in New York City and one of the largest in the United States.
- Canadian Museum and Galleries
The government of Canada's link to a directory of museums and galleries in Canada.
- Dia Center for the Arts
The DIA Center is an art foundation that gives financial support to various contemporary artists and art projects. Their gallery/museum can be accessed through this web site, and you can look and read about all of the art shows DIA has hosted in the last ten years. You can also experience art made specifically for viewing on the computer.
- The Edmonton Art Gallery
Edmonton's own art gallery located next to city hall on the corner of 99 street and 102A Avenue.
- The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library
The Frick Collection from New York City.
- Glenbow Museum
This Calgary museum's art collection contains some 28,000 works dating from the 19th century to the present. The Glenbow museum features art from Alberta and northwestern North America.
- Guggenheim Museum
This link provides access to the world wide organization of Guggenheim museums.
- Manhattan Museums
A directory of museums in the New York city area.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art from New York City.
- The Museum of Modern Art
The world's first museum dedicated to modern art located in New York City.
- World Museums and Galleries
Links to the official pages of the world's major museum and galleries.
The Artcyclopedia is primarily an index to where paintings, sculptures and other great works of fine art can be viewed online, at hundreds of art museum sites and image archives worldwide.
- Art in Context
- The Artchive
Mark Harden's artchive contains images and information about artists.
- Art Resource
Art Resource is the world's largest photo archive of fine art. The site includes high quality images of works of painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts from most of the world's major museums, monuments, and commercial archives.
- The Elements of Design
- Internet Art Resources
- Cadenza glossary: A Multi-lingual dictionary of musical terms
English, French, German, and Serbian.
- Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
The Canadian Encyclopedia Web Site offers 4000 articles on music in Canada.
- Essentials of Music
This site provides basic information about Classical music.
- Eric Weinstein's Treasure Trove of Music
- Links to Music Sites
The Wisconsin Educational Board's "Surf Report" of music curriculum sites.
- Jazz in America
The Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz's page dedicated to jazz in America.
- Music Dictionary Online
Contains an extensive music dictionary as well as dictionaries of music theory and the physics of music instruments.
- The Music Room
This is one of the top music education sites on the web.
- Recorded Music Links
Reviews, lists, catalogs, vendors and resources of music on the Web.
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and Museum from Cleveland, Ohio.
- French Dictionaries
- French Language News and Magazines
- Le Monde
- Planete Quebec
- Japan Information Network
The Japan Center for Intercultural Communications provides information about the society, culture, education and other aspects of Japan.
- Kids Web Japan
This site is provided by the Japan Center for Intercultural Communications. Although intended for a Junior High students, it is an excellent source of current information on Japan.
- Culture of Japan
The Markun Bear Server site maintained by Kiso Lab, Dept. of Information Engineering, Shinshu University.
- Japanese Text InitiativeThe University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library present a a collaborative effort to make texts of classical Japanese literature available on the World Wide Web.
- Japanese Language News and Magazines
- Mundo Latino (Spanish Language Guide to the Web) Spanish Language Search Engines and Web Directories English/Spanish Dictionary
- Basic Spanish for the Virtual Student
- Learn Spanish
- Spanish Vocabulary Builder
- A short course in Trigonometry
An introduction to the world of trigonometry by David E. Joyce, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University, Worcester, MA.
- The Math Forum - High School Student Center
An excellent starting point for searching for information for those math problems.
- Calculator's Online Center
Forget your calculator? Give this site a try.
- The Constants and Equations Pages
An award winning project listing different constants and equations.
- Dave's Math Tables
A math site with lots to offer. Ask questions and interact with other math students.
- Graphics for the Calculus Classroom.
This site contains excerpts from a collection of graphical demonstrations developed for first year calculus. Some of the topics possess animated sequences displaying the derivative of that function or a series of pictures depicting the derivation of a specific constant. An illustration of how Archimedes found an approximation for pi by inscribing and circumscribing polygons in a circle is demonstrated both graphically and in table form. A discussion of e and an approximation of e to 35 decimal places is also presented.
- The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
This mathematical history archive contains the biographies of more than 1100 mathematicians. In addition, a number of mathematical ideas are cross-referenced with the mathematician responsible for the idea. This site features 60 articles on famous curves with graphical representations and text.
- CAMEL - Web service of the Canadian Mathematical Community
The Canadian Mathematical Society Webpage
PE and Athletics
- PE Central:The Premier web site for health and physical educators.
- PELINKS4U - Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports Information
- Sport Canada
- Alberta Amateur Wrestling Association
- Alberta Cheerleading Association
- Alberta Curling Federation
- Alberta Golf Association
- Alberta Schools' Athletic Association
- Alberta Soccer Association
- Alberta Volleyball Association
- Athletics Alberta
- Badminton Alberta
- Basketball Alberta
- Edmonton Public Schools Athletics
- Football Alberta
- Rugby Alberta
- Swim Alberta
- University of Alberta Athletics
- BioEd Online
BioEd Online was produced by Baylor's Center for Educational Outreach, and provides science teachers and students with a wide array of free instructional resources, such as slide sets, streaming video presentations, and laboratory activities. The site assists biology teachers and students by offering accurate, current information, reinforced by lessons and web-based materials that address important and timely issues like nutrition and obesity, biodiversity, and mad cow disease.
- Biological Animations
John L. Giannini, Biology Department staff member at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, has compiled a collection of short animations of biological processes.
- The Biology Project - University of Arizona
An online interactive resource for learning biology.
- The Biology Project - University of Arizona: Cell Biology - Online Onion Root Tips
Online learning project for cell cycle and principles of mitosis.
- Canadian Cancer Society
Reliable cancer information collected by the Canadian Cancer Society.
- Cells Alive!
One of the best sites available for research involving cells.
- Food Additives Guide
This guide includes detailed lists of common additives, their uses and possible side effects. It also has links to other food additive sites.
- Health Canada's Web Site
Our federal government's site to promote healthy living for Canadians.
- Healthfinder - Your Guide To Reliable Health Information
Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
- Human Anatomy Online
An interactive program containing more than one hundred illustrations of the human body with animations and descriptive links. Animations show how you chew food, how your eyes operate, and how your nerves and muscles are connected, while the image index diagrams show things like the cross section of a bone and the inside of a skull.
- The IB Biology Homepage
An Open Door website dedicated to assist you in your study of IB biology.
Medpedia is a new free online resource utilizing the Wiki format to make health and medical information available. Editors of articles must have MDs or PhDs in a biomedical science.
- Mendel Web
A resource for students and teachers interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, elementary plant science, and the history and literature of science.
- On-Line Biology Book
This site features text and illustrations for the study of biology.
- Science Animations, Movies, and Interactive Tutorial Links
Science resources from Lone Star College-North Harris in Houston, Texas.
- University of Alberta - Department of Biological Sciences
The Department of Biology's instructional media page provides educational material for biology courses.
- Online Biology Dictionary
This online dictionary of approximately 1800 terms uses British spelling. Explanations are brief. The interface is clear, uncluttered, and easy to use.
Biotech Life Science Dictionary
This award-winning site comes from the Indiana Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Indiana University. Search instructions are included.
- General, Organic, and Biochemistry
A recommended review site for the organic chemistry sections of Chemistry 20 and 20I. This site is excellent for learning subject content or as a review of organic chemistry.
- IB Chemistry
Portland, Oregon's Lincoln High School excellent page of IB Science resources.
- Web Elements - The periodic table on the WWW
An award winning site featuring information on the periodic table.
- High School Hub's Chemistry Guide
A guide to chemistry related topics.
- General Chemistry Online
One of the top chemistry information sites available today.
- A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements
This is one of the most striking representatons of the Table of Elements available on the Web.
- Chemistry Dictionaries
A glossary collection of Chemistry dictionaries
- Chemistry Dictionary
Provided by the the Chemical Institute of Canada.
- Organic Chemistry Terms
Short, basic definitions.
Eric Weisstein's World of Chemistry
Scholarly and wide coverage of topics.
- Alberta Biomes
Descriptions of the Aspen Parkland, Boreal Forest, Canadian Shield, Grassland, Foothill, and Rocky Mountain Regions of Alberta.
- Alberta, Naturally!
Explore Alberta's diverse ecosystems through images and text provided by The Heritage Community Foundation.
- Biomes and Ecozones
This is the best portal on the web to information regarding biomes and ecozones.The compiler,I. Lee, has noted which links pertain to Canadian biomes.
- Ecozones of Canada
Environment Canada provides an overview of Canada's 20 major ecosystems. The site includes a map of the 15 Terrestrail and 5 Marine Ecozones.
- Greenpeace International
A site dedicated to identifying global environmental concerns. This site has links to students who are researching world environmental problems.
- History of Science, Technology & Medicine
ECHO (exploring and collecting history online) provides an organized portal into the history of science, technology, and medicine.
- McGraw-Hill Ryerson's Science.Connect 1
This site provides visuals, hand-on activities, and resources for Science 14 students.
- McGraw-Hill Ryerson's Science.Connect 2
This site provides visuals, hand-on activities, and resources for Science 24 students.
- MEDLINEplus Health Information
Medical and health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. MEDLINEplus has extensive information on about 500 diseases and conditions.
- National Research Council
The National Research Council's site of science and technology news in Canada.
- The Online Meteorology Guide
This University of Illinois site features a collection of multimedia instructional modules in meteorology.
An index to science information on the web and science journals.
- Sciencefocus 10
Additional resources and tools to support the Sciencefocus 10 textbook.
- Scirus - for scientific information only
The best search engine for finding scientific information on the web.
Yahoo Canada- Weather Phenomena
An excellent starting page for sites providing weather information throughout the world.
- Explore Science
Improve your understanding of physics by viewing the multimedia activites.
- Fear of Physics: Physics. Explained. Finally.
A friendly, non-technical site about physics in our lives.
- Interactive Plasma Physics Education Experience
Learn more about electricity, magnetism, energy, and fusion with this interactive physics site.
- Physics Applets
This database contains activities demonstrating physics principles that make use of java, vrml, and shockwave programs.
- The Physics Classroom: a high school physics tutor
The Physics Classroom Tutorial is an online physics tutorial written for high school physics students. The tutorial was originally developed for physics students at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois
Physics and Engineering Online Education and Reference
An excellent reference for physics research.
- Physics 2000 Interactive Demos
Physics 2000 utilizes a number of interactive animations to teach physics.
- Little Shop of Physics
A collection of hands on experiments from Colorado State University.
- Theater of Electricity
The Theater of Electricity is presented by the Museum of Science in Boston.
- Thermal Dynamics and Heat Engines
Social Studies (See also: UN Forum under Reference section)
- Government of Alberta
The government of Alberta's official website.
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
This site provides information on the members of the legislative assembly, bills and amendments, assembly documents and records, and other information pertaining to Alberta's Legislative Assembly.
- About Canada:Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade site provides links to federal, provincial, and other useful Canadian web sites.
- The Canada Page
A great starting point for becoming more knowledgeable about all aspects of Canada.
- Information forTravellers to Canada
A directory of links of information on Canada.
- Knowledge within Reach:National Library of Canada
A collection of resources for Canada maintained by the National Library of Canada.
- Canadian Information - Government of Canada
Our federal government's portal to information about Canada.
The Symbols of Canada
The Canadian Heritage department of the federal government presents symbols which tell the story of our country.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada - Cultural Profiles Project
Cultural profiles provide an overview of life and customs from different countries of the world.
- 1st Headlines: Top Breaking News Headlines
This is an index of worldwide news headlines. Each entry includes a link to the story, the publisher of the information, and the date the information was posted.
- The Canada Globe
This site provides a good resource for Canadian and North American news. Links to various teaching resources are included in the Useful Links index.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's website.
- CBC Edmonton
C.B.C. Alberta's Website.
- CBC Archives
On this Web site you'll find a selection of radio and television clips from the Archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
- CTV News
National and international news from CTV Canada.
- Edmonton Journal
The Edmonton Journal's Online Newspaper.
- Find Articles
FindArticles.com is an archive of published articles which are searchable for free dating back to 1998 from more than 300 magazines and journals.
- International Relations and Security Network (ISN)
This site provides in-depth analysis of world events.
- MacLean's Online
MacLean's website provides a Canadian perspective from Rogers Media Corporation.
- Today's Front Pages
This site includes front page images of 126 newspapers from 22 countries. The links provide access to the front page housed at each newspaper's Internet site.
- Twitter Search
Find out what twitter traffic is currently on the web in real time.
This page uses word clouds to monitor tweets on the web. Very cool!
Yahoo! Canada News
The top stories from Canada and around the world.
- City of Edmonton
The official city of Edmonton website.
- Discover Edmonton
Do you want to know more about our city? Are you planning a trip to Edmonton? This is the site for you.
FoundLocally Edmonton Home Page
Everything you wanted to know about events, organizations, and life in the Edmonton area.
- Alberta's Endangered Species
Ray Rasmussen's Alberta Endangered Species information page.
- Alberta Environmental Network Society
A collection of non-governmental links to environmental groups in Alberta.
- Canadian Environmental Law Association
The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is a non-profit, public interest organization established in 1970 to use existing laws to protect the environment and to advocate environmental law reforms.
- EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal
This World Resources Institute site provides information, ideas, and solutions to global environmental problems.
- Environment Canada
The Canadian government's Environment Canada site.
- Environmental Law Centre (Alberta)
The Environmental Law Centre is an source for Alberta and Canadian Environmental Law.
The group "Greenpeace" provides information on global environmental problems.
United Nations Environment Programme
This site contains information on the organization, the state of the global environment, environmental issues, products and services, environmental legal instruments, and environmental events and awards.
- Global Policy Forum - Globalization
Global Policy Forum monitors policy making at the United Nations,
promotes accountability of global decisions, educates and mobilizes for global citizen participation, and advocates on vital issues of international peace and justice.
- Globalization101:A student's guide to globalization
The Levin Institute provides you with information and will challenge you to think about the implications of globalization.
- Globalization and Cultural Identity
A chapter from one of the books in the Global Transformations book series.
- The Globalization Website
This site from Emory University examines the political, economic, cultural, and individual dimensions of globalization.
United Nations Cyberschoolbus - Globalization
"The greatest challenge we face today is to ensure that globalization becomes a positive force for all the world's people, instead of leaving billions of them behind in squalor. Inclusive globalization must be built on the great enabling force of the market, but market forces alone will not achieve it. It requires a broader effort to create a shared future, based upon our common humanity in all its diversity." (UN)
- Canada and peacekeeping missions
The Canadian government's Department of External Affairs presents Canada's philosophy of peacekeeping currently.
- Canada and peacekeeping
Veteran Affairs Canada's history of Canada's involvement in peacekeeping.
- Canadian government document on the history of peacekeeping by Canadian troops
The Canadian contribution to United Nations peacekeeping.
- National Defense Site
The Department of National Defense and Canadian Forces Web Site.
- Pearson Centre for peacekeeping
The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) provides education, training, and research on all aspects of peace operations.
- Peace and Conflict web site: Peacekeepers
Histor!a page devoted to Canada's participation in peacekeeping missions.
- Site Created by veteran peacekeeper, Frank Misztal
MCpl Frank Mistztal's page dedicated to Canadian peacekeepers.
- United Nations site
The United Nations main web page.
- The Centre for Military and Strategic Studies
The Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary.Rwanda
- Belgian Senate Final Report on Rwanda
Parliamentary commission of inquiry regarding the events in Rwanda.
BBC News, Rwanda: How the genocide happened?
BBC News in-depth analysis of the Rwanda Genocide.
- Canada's Parliament
This site provides users with quick and easy access to the official publications of Parliament as well as to general, non-partisan information about the role, history, proceedings and activities of the Senate, the House of Commons and the Library of Parliament.
- Canadian Political Science Information
A gateway to information on Canadian political parties and elections.
- Elections Canada
Elections Canada is responsible for elections and referendums in Canada.
- Government of Canada - Provincial and Territorial Governments
A page of links to the official homepages of the Provincial and Territorial governments of Canada.
Political Parties in Canada
At this site you can connect to provincial parties and parties at work in federal politics.
Primary Source Video and Sound Clips
- CBC Archives
This site contains a selection of radio and television clips from the Archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Breaking news from CNN
- Statistics Canada
Statistics Canada is the official source for Canadian social and economic statistics.
- Statistical Resources on the Web
This comprehensive annotated guide from the University of Michigan links to statistics (demographic, economic, educational, political, and sociological, etc.) on the web.
- Population Reference Bureau
The Population Reference Bureau presents statistical data and produces reports on U.S. and international population trends and their implications.
Worldometers: World statistics updated in real time
Real time statistics from reputable sources throughout the world.
- City Population
This page provides statistics and maps about the population of the major agglomerations of the world.
- Official City Sites
This is a directory of official city sites in the world.
- Patterns of World Urbanization
This Population Reference Bureau site is one of many excellent sites to assist you in learning about urbanization.
- United Nations Population Information Network
This UN site strives to make international, regional and national population information, particularly information available from United Nations sources, easily available to the international community.