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The Canada’s History Archive, featuring The Beaver, is now available for browsing online for free.
September 1941, Clarence Birdseye describes his food preservation adventures during a 1913 junket in Labrador. It was this trip that inspired his experiments in quick-freezing vegetables.
March 1952, Kwakiutl carver Mungo Martin preserves decaying totem poles for the University of British Columbia as well as designs and creates two new ones.
December 2004-January 2005, in likely one of the last articles that he wrote prior to his passing, Pierre Berton argues that while Vilhjamur Stefansson courted controversy, he also brought much needed attention to the North and its people.
Spring 1967, a portfolio of eight sketches by A.Y. Jackson were published, followed by a profile written by his niece Naomi Jackson Groves.
A tribute and a record of northern journey which places this retiring fur trade officer in the ranks of Most Celebrated Arctic Travellers.
The Hudson’s Bay Company did not want to leave their employees a second winter without communication from the outside world whenever it could be avoided... so in 1931 an aeroplane was chartered for the most northerly commercial flight ever attempted during this era.
Canada’s History Archive, featuring The Beaver, is now available for your browsing pleasure!
A force of loggers and river-men was Canada’s contribution to the Khartoum Expedition in 1884.
Stone sculptures and implements produced by the Inuit of the eastern Arctic in the early 1950s.
In addition to its commercial importance, the creation of a fur-trade radio network in the 1930s brought far-reaching changes to the lives of Northern residents.
One of the few women to have been accorded a place in the history of the Canadian North is Thanadelthur, more widely known as the Slave Woman.
From the ortolan pâté of New France to Alberta’s prairie oysters, Canadians have long enjoyed a rich culinary history
In the dead of a typical Canadian winter, a rose by any other name than Explorer would not be as hardy.
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