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A cadre of historians, artists and activists champion social justice via comic books. In 2013, they published a free comic on Canada’s early labour movement. This one is called Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of Labor in Canada 1880–1900.
Illustrated by Sam Bradd; written by Sean Carleton, Julia Smith & Robin Folvik
Check out more of the work from the GraphicHistoryCollective.com.
In the midst of the Great Depression, former PEI Premier Walter Lea led the Liberal party to a historic and unprecedented victory in 1935.
While the Northwest Territories now has many of the powers and responsibilities that provinces have, it wasn’t always that way.
On April 1, 1999 the map of Canada was re-drawn: the Northwest Territories divided into two territories to allow for the creation of Nunavut, a homeland for Canada’s Inuit.
As Canadians we pride ourselves on our moment of independence, but many seem to have different perspectives of when and how it happened. Western University’s PhD candidate Tyler Turek discusses this curiosity.