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The Upper Canada Rebellion

William Lyon Mackenzie was a short, combustible, red-haired Scottish immigrant who coined the term “Family Compact.” He used it to describe the small network of wealthy

The namesake navy

How Verdun, Que., formed a special bond with its own warship As part of Canada Day celebrations marking the country’s 150th anniversary in 2017, several

The summit series

On Sept. 2, 1972, I was a teenager spending the weekend at a friend’s cottage. They had a television there. My pal and I were


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

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