Our Canadian and World Studies department has a wide variety of courses available for students in the areas of geography, history, and contemporary studies. Courses focussing on geographical topics include physical geography, environmental studies, travel and tourism and world issues. In the history department our courses include Canadian History, Civics, World History to the 16th Century, and West and the World. Contemprary Studies courses offered include Economics, Law, Philosophy and an Introduction to anthropology, Psychology and Sociology. Students are given a chance to explore topics in these courses that will focus on the relationship of individuals to each other, their environment and country while providing a whole world perspective on important global, community and personal issues. Our courses are especially important for students considering citizenship tests. A strong foundation in the courses offered in our department is essential for all students as they provide an understanding in our changing world.