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Heritage is a growing collection of digitized Canadian primary source documents, chronicling the country and its people from the 1600s to the mid-1900s. Featured collections include:
- Aboriginal History: Documenting the government's management of aboriginal affairs from the late 1700s to the mid 1900s, exploring issues of land ownership, law, finances, health, and community development
- Military History: Documenting the riots, rebellions, and wars in Canadian history, as well as the administrative and service records of military institutions in times of peace
- Genealogy: Files, indexes, and other records chronicling the rich texture of settlement, land ownership, family history, and community life in early Canada
- Government Documents: Records from Canada's departments, crown corporations, and government agencies, created during times of intense industrial, political, and social change
- Landmark Private Papers: From the individuals and organizations that have shaped Canada's history. Politics, arts and literature, labour, social jsutice, and women's history are particular areas of strength