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Canadian History Ehx

Jan 30, 2021

The show with the song every Canadian knows the lyrics to. It is The Littlest Hobo and today I look at the history of this uniquely Canadian show beloved by generations. 

I also speak with Terry Bush, the singer behind the iconic song. 

His music is available on Apple Music, Spotify and his website:

Jan 27, 2021

The Doukhobors are a people who came to Canada in the early-1900s and helped shape the areas they settled in. They were also forced to deal with prejudice, intolerance and even imprisonment for their beliefs. 

Today, I speak with Vera Maloff, who wrote a book about her Doukhobor family history.

You can find it here:

Jan 25, 2021

Today, I speak with Kate McKenzie, a filmmaker who travelled with Martin Parnell to Afghanistan to run a marathon with the first woman in that country to run a marathon. 

Their journey is documented in the film The Secret Marathon. Learn more here:

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Jan 23, 2021

In 1887, Sitting Bull brought his people to Canada after the Battle of Little Big Horn. While he lived in peace and asked for a reserve, the Canadian government instead starved him into returning to the United States. 

This is the story of his four years in Canada. 

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Jan 21, 2021

Located in southern Saskatchewan, this community not only boasts a great provincial park steeped in history, but it also has a wonderful museum called Rusty Relics, that highlights the history of the area. 

Learn more today in my episode on Carlyle.

This episode is sponsored by the Town of Carlyle

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