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Commemorating the War of 1812

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Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Resources

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada has produced a number of information products for the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 which highlight Aboriginal contributions to the war.

Online versions of these products are available in the special War of 1812 commemoration section of the AANDC website. (

National Film Board of Canada

The NFB has produced an interactive graphic novel for the iPad and Android tablets. Titled The Loxleys and the War of 1812, this immersive story follows a fictional family from Upper Canada torn apart by the conflict with the United States some 200 years ago. It's free in Canada and has an educational study guide. Now available for download at the App Store and Google Play

Download it here:


Parents and Educators Trailer:

For more information contact: Moira Keigher at or 1-800-267-7710

KA'NATA Foundation

Produced in Nova Scotia by the KA'NATA Foundation and KA'NATA Productions Inc, 18min:12sec (18:12) is about making history interesting and fun.

18:12 is an exciting, innovative, one-of-a-kind traveling show that commemorates a seminal moment in Canadian history — the War of 1812 — in just 18 minutes and 12 seconds. This bilingual, family-friendly production tours in its own customized multi-media trailer. Coming to a town near you in the summer of 2013! Click here to find out more: