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Few Canadians may be aware of it, but Laurier, like Sir John A. Macdonald, has a special day named after him.
A distinctive people, a distinctive language. Is it any wonder the Métis also built distinctive homes?
An excerpt from Russell A. Potter’s new book about the search for the explorer’s lost ships.
DNA testing seems like the key to unlocking your family's ethnic history. But is it really?
For the cameramen of the Second World War, half the battle was about making their film the first to hit the newsreels.
The Indigenous hunters of the Plains were skilled archers on horseback, and their expertise has become one of the prevailing images of the Old West.
A century ago Canada West magazine beat the drums for immigrants to fill the vast unbroken prairie. But those drums beat louder in some places than others.
When sixty “gypsies” set up camp on an extension of George Street in Peterborough, Ontario, in the early summer of 1909, they caused a sensation.
In the annals of Canadian Jewish history, it is well known that Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier is alleged to have promised part of Manitoba to the Jews as a place where they might be granted “a measure of self-government.”
In 1907, an anti-immigration rally explodes into violence and vandalism in Vancouver's Chinatown and Japantown.
Jan 05, 2012
Postmedia News: U.S. to commemorate British-Canadian soldiers killed during War of 1812 battle
Jan 03, 2012
Ottawa Citizen: Museum of Civilization To Display Rare Watercolour of HMS Terror
Jan 03, 2012
Postmedia News: Long-lost twin emerges for National Gallery’s treasured ‘Ptarmigan Vase’
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