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Created by James Gillespie
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This free download was created in connection with the April-May 2013 issue of Canada’s History where we featured a story about Canadian photographer Roy Kerwood’s experience at the famous 1969 “bed-in” in Montreal. The article was called “Come Together: John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Montreal 1969.”
How a Montreal teen bluffed his way into John and Yoko’s bed-in for peace.
Historians, authors, humourist, and broadcaster — we asked nine of them “Who’s your secret history idol?” The answers may surprise you.
The 1919 Winnipeg General Strike remains an unparalleled moment of solidarity among Canadian workers.
Protesting a sixty per cent hike in the cost of chocolate bars, kids across the country mounted the bonbon barricades.
During the Great Depression, more than a thousand single unemployed men rode the rails in an organized protest that ended in a bloody clash.
Nine innings of stories you’ve probably never heard about baseball in Canada.
City-dwelling foodies look to the past for inspiration — and solace.
The corset has had more revivals in fashion history than the Toronto Maples Leafs have had in the NHL.
Black history is being taught in a whole new way in Nova Scotia’s schools thanks to a very old medium.