Pt. 1. Interpreting Emancipation Day celebrations: Exploring the meaning of Emancipation Day ; From enslavement to freedom.
Pt. 2. The route to celebrations in Ontario: Southwestern Ontario ; Central Ontario ; The Niagara region ; Around the northern territories.
Pt. 3. Celebrations in other parts of Canada: Quebec : Montreal ; The Maritimes ; British Columbia.
Pt. 4. Other elements of Emancipation Day: The role of women in Emancipation Day celebrations ; Dissent and diminution ; The evolution of Emancipation Day ; The legacy of Emancipation Day celebrations.