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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.
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.
French Canadian, a term rooted in common ancestry, religion, and language, gave way to Québécois, one based on territory and language. No longer did one have to be Catholic or French Canadian to embrace the new identity.
Sep 12, 2016
The Globe and Mail: Second ship from doomed Franklin expedition located, researchers say
Sep 07, 2016
Calgary Herald: Restoration of historic police barracks stirs memories of notorious murder and hanging
Sep 07, 2016
The Globe and Mail: Community council votes to protect Conn Smythe’s Toronto home
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