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A league of her own

Exploring the work of war artist, Molly Lamb Bobak   During the Second World War, the Canadian government officially appointed 32 war artists—but only one

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


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,

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

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

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

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