June-July 2019

See what’s available in the June-July 2019 issue of Canada’s History magazine.

May 16, 2019

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June-July 2019

Features

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

Monumental Moments

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.

Departments

Editor’s Note

Etched in stone.

The Packet

Possessing historical knowledge. Bear vs. groundhog: Round two. Navigating Canada by batteau.

Trading Post

Crooked knives are one-handed drawknives used to carve wood.

Currents

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.

Roots

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.

Books

Reviews: For Kin and Country. Uneven progress. More books: Murderous preacher, prairie populist, social democrats, women journalists. Read them all

History Matters

Young Citizens are at the vanguard of an informed and engaged new generation of Canadians.

Album

A Second World War conscientious objector uses a dragsaw at a B.C. provincial park.

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