Dec 29, 2021
White City was formed in a field outside Regina in the 1950s thanks to the arrival of the Trans-Canada Highway. It quickly grew and was the home of Dad's Cookies for a time. Today its history continues with its innovative eco-museum.
Dec 27, 2021
From the Secwepemc people who lived in the area for millennia, to the famous Salmon Runs, to one of the biggest saw mills in British Columbia for its time, Chase has a unique history. That history can also be explored in the Chase & District Museum.
Dec 25, 2021
No new episode today because it is Christmas, but we will be back next week with small town histories and a look at the 1939 Royal Tour, one of the biggest events to ever occur in Canada.
I wanted to say thank you to everyone, and tell you how much I appreciate you all.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Dec 23, 2021
Located just south of Calgary, Okotoks has a fascinating history. From the immense rock dropped by a glacier nearby, to its many historical buildings. It was visited by Robert Kennedy in the 1960s, it even became a popular party place for men who wanted bars that barred women.
Dec 18, 2021
The Avro Arrow was a revolutionary aircraft that was faster than any other aircraft in the world. Before it could go into full production, and after $400 million had been spent, the program was scrapped by the Diefenbaker government. The plane would become mythical, while its demise impacted Canada for decades.