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The Canadian Shield: Transportation Student Centre

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Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.



Web Links

The Canadian Pacific Railway

You may know some things about the Canadian Pacific Railway from studying Canada's past. The CPR opened up the west for settlement. At this Web site, you can view a huge collection of photographs, illustrations, maps, cartoons, and logos all about the history of the railway. Look for links that relate to the Canadian Shield.

A Historical Perspective on the North

The railway played an important role in the development of northern Ontario. You can learn some of the reasons why by visiting this Ontario government Web site. Use the map and text to find out what role the railway played.