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French Canadian, a term rooted in common ancestry, religion, and language, gave way to Québécois, one based on territory and language. No longer did one have to be Catholic or French Canadian to embrace the new identity.
Even today news of the Royal Family can sweep other concerns from the headlines. But in 1927, one man writing in a Finnish-language newspaper in Sudbury dismissed the fuss. Then he was arrested for sedition.
Penelope Johnston explores the tragic legacy of Grosse Île, Quebec’s former immigrant quarantine station.
A young Canadian scientist working on the Manhattan Project gave his life to save his friends when an experiment went wrong.
Doing the laundry—and doing it well—has been an integral part of female culture for generations.
Like oil today, in 1843 coal was essential to economic development. But William Logan found no coal in the Province of Canada.
It wasn't the first to cross the Atlantic, or the fastest, but Canadians were still thrilled at the arrival of the first dirigible in Canada.
Explorers and settlers travelling around a country as large as Canada needed ingenuity and determination to get where they were going.
Fear not, travellers! Your adventures out on the high seas need not be dangerous– that is, if you bring the right luggage.
For the Metis, the forty-ninth parallel was first a blessing, then a curse.
Dec 08, 2016
The Globe and Mail: Viola Desmond to be on Canada’s new $10 bill
Dec 06, 2016
The Canadian Press: Lasers on a thumbnail reveal Franklin expedition diet, cause of death
Dec 04, 2016
CBC News: Britain to get first major exhibition of Canada’s Franklin artifacts
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