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For John Buchan, writing fiction was a sideline. Yet one of his works, adapted for film and theatre, remains part of popular culture long after his term as Governor General has faded from memory.
How a Canadian woman raised the morale of fellow civilian prisoners in a Japanese Second World War internment camp.
Just over a hundred years ago, during the Great Depression, more than a thousand single unemployed men rode the rails in an organized protest that ended in a bloody clash.
Two centuries ago, much of the world was left in the cold during what became known as the Year Without a Summer. By Alan MacEachern
It took a long time for Canadians to accept each others’ differences, never mind to view diversity as desirable.
Was Expo 67 the greatest world’s fair ever? Of course it was.
Sixty years after joining Canada, the Rock is no longer in a hard place.
Born as twins in 1905, Alberta and Saskatchewan grew apart. Single-minded visionaries, hardening ideologies, and nature’s lottery helped turn the two provinces into a disparate duo.
Weakness, lack of intelligence, mental instablility — a century ago, these were some of the many reasons given for why women were unfit to vote.
A hundred and fifty years ago, Canadians were terrorized by the threat posed by Irish insurgents who were massing large armies across the border.
Jul 17, 2016
CBC News: Newfoundland’s Mistaken Point named UNESCO World Heritage site
Jul 13, 2016
The Canadian Press: Bellevue whisky-tasting: the next best thing to boozing with Sir John A.
Jul 08, 2016
Chatham Daily News: Book on Detroit River speaks to Underground Railroad history
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