EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Gordon, The Honourable Walter L.
Listen to Podcast
Watch Live Webcast
The speeches are free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada.
The National History Project: a two-year fact-finding investigation into the teaching of Canadian history, social studies and civics in the elementary and secondary schools. Findings reported in "What Culture? What Heritage?" (the Hodgett's Report) with suggestions for improvement. Suggestions led to a pilot project, currently four years old. Examples and descriptions of the success of the pilot project follow. Two examples: the Outaouais Project, and Projects of the Canada Studies Foundation: a five-year pilot project funded primarily privately; descriptions of the succesful programmes. Suggestions for what might happen next.