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Canadian History Ehx

May 31, 2021

This southern Manitoba community's history features a tornado, a terrible flood, two bank robberies and more. From its days as a simple stop along the railway due to an overturned boxcar, to the sixth largest city in the province, there is much to discover.



May 29, 2021

Beginning with four specials in the early 1980s, followed by five seasons of the classic show from 1985 to 1992, The Raccoons remains a beloved cartoon for many Canadians. 

Today, I look at that little show that brought Bert, Ralph, Melissa, Cyril, Schaeffer and Cedric to the Canadian masses. 

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May 26, 2021

From Frankenstein's Monster to three prime ministers representing the town to the volunteers who fought in the 1885 North West Resistance to an Englishman who pretended to be Indigenous, the history of Prince Albert is deep and interesting. 

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May 24, 2021

Today, I speak with Canada's 19th prime minister, Kim Campbell. Not only was she Canada's first female prime minister, but also the first female justice minister and first female defence minister. We talk about her life and career.

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May 22, 2021

Today, I'm looking at the pre-colonial history and the culture of the Blackfoot people, who occupied 28 million acres of land from the Rockies to Saskatchewan, from Edmonton to Montana. Often called The People of the Bison, their story is a fascinating one.

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