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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
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Was Jack the Ripper a McGill University graduate?
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.
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.
Even today news of the Royal Family can sweep other concerns from the headlines. But in 1927, one man writing in a Finnish-language newspaper in Sudbury dismissed the fuss. Then he was arrested for sedition.