August-September 2018

See what’s available in the August-September 2018 issue of Canada’s History magazine.

July 12, 2018

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August-September 2018

Features

Treasures of Canada

Museum artifacts are a gateway to the past. by Mark Collin Reid

Darkness at Noon

Wind and dust made for hard times in Saskatchewan in the 1930s. by Bill Waiser

The Country of Half Welcomes

Canada’s checkered history with refugees. by George Melnyk

On the cover

A man braces himself against a dust storm near Lethbridge, Alberta, during the dirty thirties.

Departments

Editor’s Note

A real dry spell.

The Packet

Female pilot an inspiration. Neighbours with history. Vikings via satellite?

Currents

New life for the Nonsuch. Barges, steamboats, and “timber cruising.” Trans-Canada travels. Mona Parsons. Preserving a residential school. CEO recognized. Remembering the Montreal Expos.

Trading Post

A model of the nineteenth-century Hudson’s Bay Company schooner Cadboro.

Books

Q&A: Tim Cook on the secret lives of First World War soldiers. Reputation saving. Worst. Year. Ever. Rebellious Patriot. More books: Connected by water, Indigenous-newcomer relations, Pierre Trudeau’s Alberta, women politicians. Read them all

Christopher Moore

A Supreme Court decision in a case about beer makes a distinction between the efforts of historians and politicians.

Destinations

Sir John A. Macdonald’s summer home in Rivière du Loup, Quebec, is now a working bed and breakfast.

History Matters

Annual Report: Canada’s sesquicentennial year offered many opportunities for reflection and renewal. Plus, our annual Honour Roll of valued donors.

Album

Furniture company’s employees don “sweet little” newspaper dresses for social club variety show.

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