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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,

The Acadian expulsion

At least 10,000 Acadians were forcibly displaced In the century after it was established in 1604, the eastern North American colony of Acadia changed hands

Memoria Viva

Reflections on the internment of Italian Canadians during the Second World War In the Piazza Dante across from Ottawa’s St. Anthony of Padua Church, where

The Winnipeg General Strike

The largest strike in Canadian history started with metal and building workers seeking better wages and working conditions. Labourers had been pushing for similar changes

A Frank account

Anne Frank’s first entry into that famous diary came on her 13th birthday in June 1942.   “I hope I shall be able to confide

Placing the displaced

An early refugee support group helped open Canada to victims of Nazi persecution Canadians tend to think of Canada as a compassionate, hospitable country that has always welcomed

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A Frank account

Anne Frank’s first entry into that famous diary came on her 13th birthday in June 1942.   “I hope I shall be able to confide

45th Dominion Convention

Tightening The Belt   The need to increase membership and curb spending are key components of a six-point action plan announced by newly elected Dominion

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