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Canadian History Ehx

Nov 27, 2021

On Dec. 6, 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One of those ships was loaded with explosives, which ignited, producing the largest manmade explosion in human history to that point. In seconds, the 2.9 kiloton explosion killed 2,000 people, injured 9,000, and destroyed 12,000 buildings in a 2.6...

Nov 24, 2021

This Alberta resort town started out as Snake Lake and became known for its waterslides and regattas, held each year. A former Kraft Hockeyville, Sylvan Lake also features one of the only lighthouses between the BC Coast & the Great Lakes.


Nov 22, 2021

Founded during the gold rush days of British Columbia, Quesnel has a history that is celebrated throughout the community in parks, museums and more. From a grisly murder that created a provincial park, to relics of ships, a Royal visit and even a haunted doll, there are many great bits to learn in this episode!


Nov 20, 2021

While the United States gets most of the notice of The Great Depression, Canada was severely impacted. From Saskatchewan where dust storms and grasshoppers made life miserable at times, to the slave like conditions of relief camps and factories, it was a tough time for Canadians.


Nov 17, 2021

Fairview was a community that began as another community before it moved location. Today, it has a thriving history, a stunning bridge and a deep history with many historical sites. It is also the hometown of Rachel Notley, the second female premier of Alberta!