May 27, 2020
It was a big year for Canada in 1885. The country would deal with a rebellion, a racist head tax and the completion of the transcontinental railway.
Several important people would be born this year, and a few would see their stories come to an end.
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May 25, 2020
There are many great podcasts out there, and one of the best in my opinion is This Is A Disaster, a podcast about disasters and the music they make us listen to.
I really enjoy this podcast and have since I first discovered it a year ago, and I think you will love it as well.
Today, I interview Peter and Leigh from the...
May 23, 2020
It was a day of celebration on Victoria Day, 1881 but that celebration turned to horror after an overloaded Victoria steamship began to tip due to rowdy passengers.
What would follow is the tale of the worst maritime disaster to that point, with over 181 lives lost, all in only 12 feet of water.
May 20, 2020
The War of 1812 is a vital part of Canada's early history. We, as Canadians, love to throw out the fact that we burned down the White House but the war was not all victories for Canada and Britain. Sometimes, we lost and that was the case with today's topic of The Battle of Fort George.
It was a victory for America, but...
May 18, 2020
He is an icon of 80s and 90s children's entertainment in Canada. Along with The Friendly Giant and Mr. Dressup, he helped shape a generation of kids with his show, Fred Penner's Place.
Today, I had the pleasure of talking with Penner about his life and his career.