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The Memory Project, presented by Historica-Dominion Institute, includes stories from women who served as well as war brides. Click on any of these images to be taken to their podcast interview.
Thousands of war brides remember Union Station in Toronto — where they said goodbye to their friends who would continue on to the prairies and BC.
Carol Stoess submitted her mother's story of becoming a war bride, describing the hurdles she overcame to throw a wedding and her trip to Canada afterward.
Margaret Perkins met Bill Bristow at a concert in May 1940 when her town opened their homes to privately billet the 1st Division Canadian Army Advance Party.
Parks Canada merges 18th-century dining with 21st-century technology. Heritage Gourmet is a culinary journey through Canada's rich history.
Parks Canada administers a range of historic forts and fortified places across the country. Watch four videos filmed on their premises.
Parks Canada archaeologists tells us via podcast about their Arctic field work: first, diving the wreck of HMS Investigator, then, the continued search for the Franklin vessels lost in the waters of Nunavut.
In "Worth the fight" (page 10 of the August-September 2011 issue) we learned about William Bennett Best, an engineer and Canadian hero. His champion, Jim Belknap, advocates for better recognition of Best's deeds in this podcast interview.
One hundred years is an impressive milestone and Parks Canada has organized exciting events across the country, encouraging everyone to participate in this year's celebrations.
As the Marathon of Hope passes its 30th year, we want to remind ourselves about the man who started it all: Terry Fox.
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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