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Correr Es Mi Destino: My New Life in Canada--Under the Snow!
An extensive site by a young immigrant to Canada. Includes information on Canadian life, photos, and tips for immigrants.
Lists of famous Canadian actors, musicians, politicians, and scientists, with brief biographical information.
Get to Know Canada
Information from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, on topics such as land and weather, people, government, and human rights.
Images Canada: Picturing Canadian Culture
Search for historic pictures on specific topics, or browse through thematic collections.
Books about Canadian Culture in the VIU Library
To borrow any of these books, present your Library card (student card) at the Service Desk on the third (main) floor of the Library.
The Call Number is the book's location on the shelf. In Nanaimo, the Stacks (main book collection) are on the fourth floor. The Curriculum Lab is on the third (main) floor.
LibrarySearch to find other books about Canadian culture and society. You can find LibrarySearch on the Get Started page of this guide, and on the Library's home page.
Canadian connections :a cross-cultural reader for learning English
Call Number: PE 1128 C3 1997 (Nanaimo Curriculum Lab)
Crazy Canadian trivia
Call Number: FC 58 H28 2000 (Nanaimo Curriculum Lab)
Publication Date: 2000
My country, our history : Canada from 1914 to the present
Call Number: FC 170 H89 2006 (Nanaimo Curriculum Lab)
E-books about Canadian Culture
To access these e-books, you will need to log in with your student number and Library PIN. See the
Get Started page of this guide for information on Library PINs.
LibrarySearch to find other e-books about Canadian culture and society. You can find LibrarySearch on the Get Started page of this guide, and on the Library's home page.