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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.
Historical agreements between the Crown and First Nations are fraught with ambiguity.
When American Bill Miner crossed the border to stage one of Canada’s first train robberies, people were impressed with his manners.
James “Gunsmith” Jones’ gift was fit for royalty. His patrimony was not.
It stirs our hearts today, but when the Maple Leaf became Canada’s flag fifty years ago some saw it as a betrayal of Canadian values.