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Canadian and World Studies

Last updated on Wednesday, September 06, 2017.


Canadian and World Studies courses will enable students to be become responsible, active citizens within the diverse communities to which they belong. As well as becoming critically thoughtful and informed citizens who value an inclusive society, students will have the skills they need to solve problems and communicate ideas and decisions about significant developments, events, and issues.


Curiosity. Creativity. Possibility. ~ HWDSB

Canadian and World Studies Department Members:
Staff Sem. 1
Sem. 2
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 Mr. J. Bower (Department Head)  *  * History, IB  576
 Mr. T. Rotskas (Assistant Head)  *  * History, Civics  579
 Ms. L. Hutchinson  *  * Geography  543
 Mr. R. Fraser  *  * Civics  551
 Mr. R. Lounsbury  *  * Geography  573
 Mr. R. Martens  *  * Geography  566
 Mr. J. Trojek  * * History  511
 Mr. P. Spitzer  *  * History  536
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Grade Course Code Course Name Subject Level
9 CGC1P Issues in Canadian Geography Geography Applied
9 CGC1D Issues in Canadian Geography Geography Academic
10 CHV2O Civics Civics Open
10 CHC2P Canadian History Since World War I History Applied
10 CHC2D Canadian History Since World War I History Academic
11 IB (SL) International Baccalaureate History Standard Level (SL)
11 CHW3M World History to the End of the 15th Century History College / University
11 CHG38 Genocide Studies History Open
11 CGG3O Travel and Tourism Geography Open
11 CLU3M Understanding Canadian Law Law College / University
12 IB (HL) International Baccalaureate History Higher Level (HL)
12 CGR4M Environment and Resource Management Geography College / University
12 CHY4U World History Since the 15th Century History University
12 CHI4U Canada: History, Identity, and Culture History University
12 CLN4U Canadian and International Law Law University