D-Day at 75
A special feature package on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Second World War’s invasion of Normandy. by J.L. Granatstein, Mike Bechthold, and Jen Sguigna
Play Ball, Eh?
Nine innings of stories you probably didn’t know about Canadian baseball history. by Nancy Payne
Pride & Prejudice
Changes to the Criminal Code in 1969 helped to end institutionalized discrimination against LGBTQ Canadians. by Mariana Valverde
How Canada officially designates historic people, places, and events has changed immensely over the past century. by Nelle Oosterom, Kaitlin Vitt, and Mark Reid Read the articles
On the cover
Canadian soldiers storm Juno Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Illustration by Robert Carter.
Etched in stone.
Possessing historical knowledge. Bear vs. groundhog: Round two. Navigating Canada by batteau.
Crooked knives are one-handed drawknives used to carve wood.
Canada’s first deployment overseas (Boer War). Popular polar bears. Riot at Christie Pits. World war documentary series. Highlighting the achievements of black hockey players.
The first step for rookie genealogists is to write down what you know.
Summer Reading Guide
Our annual special advertising section presents a selection of new and recent books from Canadian publishers.
Reviews: For Kin and Country. Uneven progress. More books: Murderous preacher, prairie populist, social democrats, women journalists. Read them all
Young Citizens are at the vanguard of an informed and engaged new generation of Canadians.
A Second World War conscientious objector uses a dragsaw at a B.C. provincial park.