Canada Year by Year
At the stoke of midnight on July 1, 1867, Canada was born! Each Year since has a story to tell...
1881 Construction begins on a railway that will link the country from coast to coast.
1891 Canadian James Naismith invents basketball.
1918 Most women are granted the vote in the country's federal elections.
1932 Superman is born - not on Krypton, but in the mind of Toronto-born Joe Shuster.
1946 Viola Desmond of Nova Scotia takes a stand against racial inequality.
1984 Astronaught Marc Garneau of Quebec rockets into space.
1999 Nunavut becomes the country's newest territory.
2017 Canada celebrates its 150th birthday!
A unique look at Canadian history, Canada Year by Year captures these milestones and many more in ten chapters filled with sidebars, biographies, quotes, trivia and engaging illustrations. It's the story of the people, places and events that have shaped the country - one year at a time.