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Canadian History Ehx

Nov 29, 2019

From 1909 to 1911, 1,000 African-Americans came from the American South to Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Before racist attitudes closed the door on the immigration, those black settlers would found several communities in the prairie provinces.

One of those communities was Amber Valley, which had a short history but an...

Nov 27, 2019

No new episode today because I had the pleasure of hosting on This Is A Disaster, a podcast you can find on all podcasting platforms. 

In that episode, I talk all about the largest unplanned man-made explosion in human history....the Halifax Explosion!

Find This Is A Disaster on any podcast platform


Nov 25, 2019

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1952 was a huge moment for the 20th century.

It was also a big moment for Canada as a member of the Commonwealth, and the efforts to bring the Coronation to Canadian television screens would involve fighter jets, RCMP escorts and more. 

This is the story of Canada and the...

Nov 22, 2019

Known as Battleship for his hard-edged play, Albert Leduc would replace a legendary defenceman on the Canadiens roster and make his mark on the ice. 

This is his story




Nov 20, 2019

It was a year of strikes, leader changes, an election and some pretty notable births!

Today, I look at 1872, another big year in the history of Canada.