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On a farm in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, are the graves of two animals who held a special place in the heart of a Canadian officer who served in the First World War. Fritz the war horse and Bruno the sheep dog were adopted and taken to Canada after the war by Lieutenant Colonel C.E. Bent of the 15th Battalion.
A hundred years ago, the Great Lakes region was racked by a monster storm that is still remembered today. Listen to David MacAdam's poignant song, "Nobody Claims Me," a tribute to five sailors whose bodies were never claimed.
After a publication run that dates back to the year of Confederation, the ongoing record of social and economic facts and analysis known as the Canada Year Book will no longer appear in print. Tony Colasante — who works for Statistics Canada, the book’s publisher — tells about the history of the almanac and the many ways Canadians have used it.
View a photo gallery that documents the work of POWs, "enemy aliens," and other interns who helped build Canada's parks.
Women who played heroic roles during the War of 1812 tend not to be remembered today. The one exception is Laura Secord.
Articles from past issues of The Beaver look back at a way of life that has all but disappeared — the life of a Newfoundland fisherman.
The exhibition Race to the End of the Earth, taking place this summer at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, tells the remarkable story of two attempts a century ago to become the first team to reach the South Pole.
Concordia University history professor Ronald Rudin is using digital storytelling to spread the voices of people who in 1969 were displaced from the area that became Kouchibouguac National Park in New Brunswick.
Many resources are available for keeping your heirlooms safely stored. By Paul Jones
No Canadian vessel is more revered than the storied Bluenose. The fastest schooner in the world, it appears on our dime and has inspired generations of artists in Canada—particularly musicians.
Sep 18, 2013
Canada’s History: Former residents of Ontario institution agree to financial settlement
Sep 13, 2013
The Canadian Press: Exhibit on First World War internment camps opens in Banff, Alta.
Feb 05, 2013
Ottawa Citizen: New history museum will ‘pleasantly surprise’ Canadians, CEO predicts
Feb 04, 2014
The Social History of Medicine in 19th Century Canada
Feb 18, 2014
The Social History of Dress in 19th Century Canada
Dec 14, 2013
December 1813 – Holiday Tours of McFarland House
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