Apr 29, 2020
It was another big year for Canada as we proceeded through the 1880s. A major newspaper was founded, Regina became a town, a legendary boxer is born and sadly some Fathers of Confederation would die.
Today, I continue my look at every year through Canada's existence from 1867 to today.
Apr 27, 2020
In her heyday, she made more than Harry Houdini and may have been nearly as famous as Charlie Chaplin. A master at publicity, she was the template followed by future female stars such as Mae West, Madonna and Lady Gaga.
Eva Tanguay was a young girl from Quebec when she took the world by storm, yet today no one remembers...
Apr 26, 2020
Only a few weeks after the Battle of the Courcelette, Canada was once again through into the grinder of the Somme when they were ordered to help the British take Thiepval Ridge.
The next three days would be a fierce battle that would see success, failure and the loss of hundreds of Canadian troops.
Apr 25, 2020
Lacrosse was the likely the first team sport in North American history, it was played before Europeans ever arrived and today it is our official Summer National Sport.
The history of lacrosse is also the history of Canada. Used to maintain alliances by the Indigenous, it would become a way to build patriotism in the new...
Apr 23, 2020
Today on the podcast, I interview Tyler Morrison of Fight Stories about the history of hockey, and how enforcers have changed over the years.
Enjoy the latest episode folks!