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With Fenians massing on our country’s doorstep, it fell to an unlikely band of sharpshooting citizens in Quebec to defend Canada.
Most babies arrive nine months after conception. For Malcolm Reid it was nine months after his mother’s death.
Efforts are being made to repatriate the remains of several indigenous Labradorians who died in Europe while being part of a travelling zoo exhibit in the 1880s.
In a perfect world, the thirty women on this list would be household names. But for too long history textbooks have focused on great men, to the exclusion of all others.
Choosing Canada’s Great Women is not easy. Listen to Charlotte Gray, one of the judges on our panel, as she describes the pleasures and pitfalls of ranking the great women of history.
A Canadian professor’s research into sensory deprivation and its connection to disturbing new methods of interrogation.
Canada had no place for the feeble-minded — at least according to the gospel of eugenics.
In the years that James Douglas was director of the Beauport Asylum, the treatment of the mentally ill was a model for its time: starting with the notion that they were people too.
Medical director Joseph Workman believed that 50 per cent of his alleged “lunacy” cases were curable at home. But with this half-built facility so close at hand, local officials found it a convenient place to drop off their criminals, misfits and troublemakers.
Feb 02, 2016
Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal: Lytton sites receive Chinese Heritage designation
Feb 02, 2016
Simcoe Reformer: Author says apology would help Home Children families
Jan 27, 2016
Postmedia News: Canadian War Museum criticized for accepting money from weapons maker for exhibit on recent wars
Feb 12, 2016
Let Them Howl: 100 Years in the Women's Rights Struggle
Feb 27, 2016
Wawahte Documentary Premiere
Jun 02, 2016
The Fenian Raids/Battle of Ridgeway Conference
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