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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.
For many, Labour Day signals the end of summer. But what evolved into just another long weekend began as a massive working class demonstration in the streets of Toronto.
Fiction Feature: Two men built the residential school system that harmed so many Indigenous people. One man spoke up and was ignored. Their reputations have reversed over the past century. All three lie in Ottawa’s Beechwood Cemetery.
British Columbia’s First Nations are in a unique situation regarding Treaties.
The prestigious role of Governor General of Canada dates back nearly 400 years, to the Governor of New France, Samuel de Champlain.