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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.
Voters may have thought that the Manitoba election of 1888 was a standard affair, but their choice hurled the province into a bitter and historic controversy.
Historical agreements between the Crown and First Nations are fraught with ambiguity.
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.
James “Gunsmith” Jones’ gift was fit for royalty. His patrimony was not.