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Black History Month
Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the legacies of Black Canadians. This year’s theme is “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a...

fact or fiction workshop
Fact or Fiction?

News feeds, social media, AI, traditional news sources… How do you separate misinformation from “real” news? Discover useful tips and explore the Library’s news sources...

research guides
Get started with Research Guides 

A research guide is a collection of library resources on a particular subject curated by a subject specialist librarian. Each guide explores library resources such...

news stream
Bypass those paywalls!

Read the news for free through the Canadian Newsstream database. Access current Canadian news content from all the major Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and...

Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Every November 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. It is a day to honour the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost in...

A blue and white Métis flag flaps in the wind
November 12 to 18 is Métis Week

Métis Week celebrates the heritage, history and contributions of Métis people. The Métis are a distinct Indigenous people with a unique history, culture, language, and...

Treaties Recognition Week
We Are All Treaty People

This annual week honours the importance of understanding and respecting treaty rights and relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. It is a part of the...

a person dressed as a zombie-Halloween Itaewon Street, Seoul, Korea
Do you love horror movies and haunted houses?

Even when we know it’s not real, we still get frightened and enjoy it. And there’s an evolutionary reason why some people and animals enjoy...

orange shirt day and national day for truth and reconciliation
September 30 is Orange Shirt Day & the National for Truth and Reconciliation Day

Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a time for learning and reflecting on Canada’s involvement in the former Indian...

a solar panel field
Science Literacy Week is September 18 to 22

It’s Science Literacy Week, and the theme this year is ENERGY! You can’t always see it, but energy is everywhere. It can be kinetic, thermal,...