Canadian History

Are Cold Places, by Nature, Exemplars of Environmental History?

This post originally appeared on the White Horse Press Blog. It is based on a journal article, co-written by Andrew Stuhl and Pey-Yi Chu, titled …

Humanities

Why are we surprised by a prime ministerial double standard?

John Milloy<p>The critics are in high dudgeon. Our prime minister appears to be applying rules to his own conduct that are different from the ones he …

Canada

Riding Mountain National Park

Canada’s last remaining early 1930s-style national parks entrance, the East Gate Registration Complex stands as a carefully maintained example of …

Travel (Canada)

Are opioid deaths reducing our average life expectancy? Canada now investigating

Canada is investigating whether the opioid crisis that has killed thousands across the country is dragging down how long people are expected to …

Health Care (Canada)

Welcome to Summerside! One of North America's most ridiculously adorable seaside towns

With Victorian-era homes, waterfront development, and plenty of parks, the capital of PEI has a lot to explore. Stay in downtown Charlottetown at the …

New England

Donald Sutherland says Louis Riel's story isn't his to tell

Over his years as a film actor, Donald Sutherland has portrayed real-life figures from Canadian history such as Dr. Norman Bethune and manhunting …

Canada

Photographers, historians vow support to move McCord Museum to new site

A group of photographers and historians has come forward in support of the McCord Museum and its plan for a new home downtown.<p>They are calling on the …

Canada

The Life and Works of Maud Lewis, Canadian Folk Artist

Maud Lewis (March 7, 1903 – July 30, 1970) was a 20th-century Canadian folk artist. With a focus on subjects in nature and ordinary life and a folk …

Art

6 key questions about fire bans

We’re midway through Canada’s April-to-October forest fire season. And that means plenty of fire bans are in place. So, how much do you really know …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Indigenous consultants distance themselves from Robert Lepage play 'Kanata' over lack of native actors

'How is it that a troupe of French actors are going to portray Indigenous Americans? We’re not in the age of blackface,' said sociologist Guy Sioui …

Canadian News

Celebrating the July 18 birthday of Canada’s R. Murray Schafer

R. Murray Schafer is a pre-eminent Canadian composer, whose range expanded far beyond composing; he wrote books, documented the sounds of the …

Lifestyle (Canada)

'Flying museum': WWII Bomber lands in Saint-Hubert

A WWII Bomber known as the 'Super Fortress' is touring Canada and landed in Saint-Hubert Monday.<p><i>Watch the video for the full story.</i><p>FEATURED<p>false<p>Lots …

Canada

Vinessa Antoine Makes Canadian History, Cast in CBC Drama 'Diggstown' | Vinessa Antoine Makes Canadian History, Cast in CBC Drama ‘Diggstown’ News | Soaps.com

<b>Daytime actress headed to primetime.</b><p>Soaps.com congratulates <i>General Hospital's</i> Vinessa Antoine (Port Charles' Jordan Ashford) on being cast in the …

Canada

Cannabis producers oppose plans for federal levy on revenues

Good morning,<p>These are the top stories:<p><b>Cannabis producers fear federal levy on their revenues harms their ability to undercut the black market</b><p>Health Canada’s proposed “annual regulatory fee” of 2.3 per cent on the gross revenues of big cannabis producers has sparked backlash from legal cannabis …

Canadian News

Calgary teachers travel to battlefields of France and Belgium for historical training

Six teachers from the Calgary area will be travelling to northern France and Belgium this summer for historical training on the battlefields of the …

World History

Trans Mountain protesters predict arrest numbers will rise, despite threat of jail

Protest organizers against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project say they believe the number of people arrested for civil disobedience will …

Canadian News

Canadian History Roundup – Week of July 8, 2018

British Columbia – The Vacation Land That Has Everything. Morris Norman Collection. c. 1947. Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. …

Canada

Cape Breton pilot recognized as a 'pioneer' for women in aviation

Colleagues of Capt. Mary Cameron-Kelly say she's genuine, humble and a pioneer for other women pilots in Canada.<p>The North Sydney, N.S. woman was …

Nova Scotia

Jill Earthy and Lois Nahirney: It’s 2018 — why are we still talking about gender parity?

Throughout Canadian history, women have gradually taken their place alongside men. In 1875, a Canadian became the first woman in the British Empire …

Gender Equality

A brief history of Canadian-American relations

<i>President Trump has opened a rift with one of America's closest allies. But things have been worse. Here's everything you need to know:</i><p><b>Are the two</b> …

Canada

Five Things to Know from Round 3 of the Marathon Classic | LPGA | Ladies Professional Golf Association

Despite a back-nine bogey that briefly opened the door to her chasers, Canadian Brooke Henderson heads into Sunday at the Marathon Classic presented …

Golf

'Diversity is there, even in the deep past': More period TV dramas exploring non-white stories

When actor Dalmar Abuzeid dons the shabby bowler hat of Bash, a newcomer on Season 2 of <i>Anne with an E,</i> he won't just be adding a character who didn't …

Entertainment (Canada)

The quest to find a Victorian-era rink buried beneath the Public Gardens

With its manicured lawns and fragrant flowers, the Halifax Public Gardens is the epitome of serenity.<p>But take a look below the surface and there's a …

Nova Scotia

Clevelanders once formed a rebel Canadian government

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Clevelanders once formed a rebel Canadian government.<p>One hundred and eighty years later, a panel of experts will discuss this …

History

Deadly Pine Lake tornado: 18 years since 'absolute chaos' descended on Alberta

Weather

The long, long fight against Big Tobacco

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Friday that British Columbia does not have to grant access to the personal health information of millions of citizens to tobacco giant Philip Morris.<p>This is the latest setback for Big Tobacco in a series of lawsuits it faces from provincial governments trying to …

Canadian News

Canadians, Americans share long history of fighting side by side

<b>By Bruce Moncur</b>As the trade war between the American and Canadian government intensifies, I am reminded of the history the two nations have of …

Southwestern Ontario

Opinion | 100 years of women voting: The celebration that isn’t

100 years of women voting: The celebration that isn’t<p>Why the amnesia? It’s a weak plea, but the history of Canadian women’s suffrage is wildly …

Feminism

Claire Campbell reviews Chet Van Duzer and Lauren Beck’s Canada before Confederation: Maps at the Exhibition

<b>Chet Van Duzer and Lauren Beck. Canada before Confederation: Maps at the Exhibition (Wilmington, Delaware: Vernon Press, 2017).</b><p><i>By Claire Campbell</i><p>In …

Canada

Reigniting her passion for the game

It was last fall when Jennifer Kirby came to the realization that she really wasn't having fun any more.<p>The Paris, Ont., native had been a …

Golf