Population & Settlement Project
Learn About New France & Lower Canada
Virtual Museum of New France
Canadian Museum of Civilizations
Five main themes for the New France exhibition: colonies and empires, population, everyday life, economic activities and heritage.
The Canadian Encyclopedia
Provides extensive details about the history of New France.
Seasons of New France
Musée de la civilisation and the Virtual Museum of Canada
Explores the role of the Catholic church in the development of the religious, social, and economic institutions of New France.
New France, New Horizons
Library and Archives Canada
Describes the adventure of New France, from the first voyages of discovery, to the end of the French Regime. Main themes: Departure, navigation, discovery, encounter, settlement, foundation, daily life, administration, trade, worship, warfare, and survival.
Learn about the emergence of French Canadian identity.
A Century of New France: 1663-1763
Canadian Heritage Gallery
Explore colonial growth, imperial expansion, contending empires in war and peace, the life and heritage of New France and the British conquest of French Canada.
The Cholera Epidemic of 1832
Provides account how the cholera epidemic of 1832 influenced the political sector.
The Royal proclamation of 1763 & The Quebec Act of 1774
Provides detailed account of the two acts.
Samuel de Champlain: The Foundation of Quebec, 1608
Samuel de Champlain's personal account of the founding of Quebec.
Exploration: The Fur Trade and Hudson Bay Company
Explore role of fur trading companies in early Canada.
Population & Settlement Bibliography Workshop Slides