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Graham Chandler

RIGHTS FIGHT

As the Second World War wound down, Ottawa assumed wartime working women would return to homemaking—the women had other ideas “Whether I marry or not,

From Battlefields to Farm Fields

A legion of demobilized servicemen settled in Western Canada after the Armistice. On the field of battle, they developed alertness and wisdom, and they will

The last of the biplanes

It was 1939 and the Canadian Car and Foundry Company’s (Can-Car) new FDB-1 fighter-bomber had just demonstrated that it could out-climb a Hurricane or Spitfire. 

The great call-up

What was it like to be conscripted during the First World War? In 1910, William Joseph Rowntree dropped out of school to work full time

IF DAY: The occupation of Manitoba

On the frigid Winnipeg morning of Feb. 19, 1942, Diane Edgelow’s mother sent her out to buy a loaf of bread. She was 12 years

Chemistry experiments

Soldiers were used in the testing of chemical and biological weapons in the Second World War   When Lucien Chasse, a quarry driller from Quebec

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