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Anna Shumilak of The Hudson's Bay Company Archives, demonstrates how the lifestyles of settlers in the Red River colony can be revealed through the many diverse records available to the public at the Archives of Manitoba.
The Selkirk Settlers - A Rich Collection of Records from Canada's History.
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North America’s only fortified city saved from ruin.
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.
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.
Dr Laura Detre, an instructor of history at Washington & Jefferson University, talks to us about the “Last Best West” program — a Canadian immigration strategy to encourage settlement in western Canada.
The Great Charter of English Liberties turns 800 this year. As part of the celebrations, one of the original copies of this groundbreaking thirteenth-century document is touring Canada.
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