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CanadasHistory.ca sat down with Louise Atkins, the daughter of Farm Radio International Founder George Atkins to talk about her Dad and his work in the developing world.
Special education teacher Julia Goulden founded CoDevelopment Canada in 1985 after seeing a stirring photograph in a daily newspaper.
CHF, formerly known as the Canadian Hunger Foundation, is a non-governmental organization that has dedicated the past fifty years to helping poor rural communities in developing countries reach sustainable livelihoods.
Development programs have to reach women and girls if those programs are going to be effective and sustainable.
They have worked as doctors, teachers, missionaries, and champions of human rights, and they all have been driven by the same desire — to make a positive difference in the world.
For several decades, one Canadian company symbolized both biking and skating — enjoyable outdoor activities that together make for healthy a year-round fitness regimen. The story of the Canada Cycle & Motor Co. Ltd., better known as CCM, was irresistible for John McKenty.
On the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong, we revisit the terrible fate of the Canadians who were sent to protect the British colony.
Canada did not enjoy full legal autonomy until the Statute of Westminster was passed on December 11, 1931. This year marks the eightieth anniversary of the signing of the statute — Canada’s own declaration of independence.
A photo gallery, stories and links honouring the Canadian love story.
Listen to a podcast with war bride Jean Spear, as she recounts meeting her husband during the Second World War, immigrating to Canada, and being named a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
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
Dec 06, 2013
A McFarland Christmas: Annual Rotary Holiday House Tour and Open House
Dec 07, 2013
Christmas in the Rockies
Dec 07, 2013
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