Jan 29, 2020
He has been captain of the Bluenose II, the replica ship of the legendary Bluenose, since 2001.
I had the chance to talk with him about the Bluenose and its place in our history recently.
Music by Kevin...
Jan 29, 2020
He was never knocked out, he took Muhammad Ali the distance twice and was called “the toughest guy I ever fought” by Ali. He is George Chuvalo, and he can be considered the greatest Canadian boxer of all-time.
This is the story of his life, before, during and after the ring.
Jan 27, 2020
They once numbered over 5,000 and dotted the landscape of the Canadian Prairies. Today, less than 500 remain and fewer survive each year.
The grain elevator is a symbol of Canada and its growth through the 20th century. Today, I look at the rise and the fall of this icon of the Canadian landscape.
Jan 24, 2020
It was the largest strike in Canadian history, and it involved 35,000 people from nearly every industry in the City of Winnipeg. It would last for weeks, result in deaths and change the landscape of Canada in many ways.
This is the story of the strike that crippled Winnipeg and would eventually bring us Universal...
Jan 22, 2020
Overall, as Canada moved into its ninth year, it was a pretty bland year overall. No big scandals, no big events, but there were still several notable governmental acts, elections, births, deaths and more!
We continue our journey through Canadian history with 1876!