History Week in Canada
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Valarie J. Korinek is the author of this blog, and a Professor of Canadian History at the University of Saskatchewan.
Nova ScotiaDelegates visit area for N.S. Heritage Conference
Pictou County, Nova Scotia hosted the Nova Scotia Heritage Conference.
History-Ed Coleman: First World War humour in Hansford’s stories
Born in 1899, the former Wolfville barber, Cecil Hansford, was 16 when he joined the Canadian Army to fight in the First World War.
Lighthouse mural by Yarmouth artist an attraction for Nova Scotia visitors
A Yarmouth artist has painted a mural of 144 Nova Scotia lighthouses that will meet everybody who takes the ferry from Maine to this Nova Scotian town.
N.B.’s 104th finally gets its due
Regiment’s War of 1812 efforts shown to be more than a footnote.
QuebecThe Treaty of Paris is in town
Quebec City (Quebec) 23 September, 2014 – The Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years’ War between France Britain and Spain. The actual treaty, that was signed on February 10, 1763, is on display at the Musée de la Civilisation starting today, September 23 until October 2nd.
OntarioExcerpt #6 – The First World War: Excerpts from the diary of Woodman Leonard
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Canadian government joins 11th-hour search for John A. Macdonald’s precise birthplace
Barely 100 days before planned celebrations to mark the bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth in Glasgow, Scotland, the Canadian government has joined in an 11th-hour search for the precise birthplace of the country’s founding prime minister.
Science and Technology museum closed until 2015
The Canada Science and Technology Museum will remain close until at least January 2015 because of mould.
Health unit looks back at its history
A painstaking account of Sudbury's environmental history, going back to 1883, when Sudbury was only a Canadian Pacific Railway Outpost.
Here are the details on the RCAF’s new uniforms and ranks
The Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) new uniform respects the contributions and sacrifices of airmen and airwomen who served – and continue to serve – with pride and professionalism.
Afghanistan added to Tillsonburg's cenotaph, dedication ceremony planned Oct. 7
Local residents are invited to a special dedication ceremony at the town cenotaph on Tuesday, October 7th to honour members of the International Security Assistance Force who served in Afghanistan.
Can we save McKay Avenue School? Or is our history doomed to be history?
McKay Avenue School, built in 1904, also played host to Alberta’s first legislative assemblies. Today, it’s a school museum, and on the endanger list to be torn down.
Aboriginal tourism operator rebuked for opening burial boxes for travellers
The actions of an aboriginal tourism operator in British Columbia who gave some travellers access to ancient burial boxes, including revealing the skeletal remains inside, have been condemned by his fellow First Nations.
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