Tag: Canada

*Special Episode* Bite and Hold: The Battle for Hill 70 and Lens August 1917

*Special Episode* Bite and Hold: The Battle for Hill 70 and Lens August 1917

S2E16 A Grim Day Indeed: The Halifax Explosion

S2E16 A Grim Day Indeed: The Halifax Explosion

In December of 1917 two ships collided in the Halifax harbour setting off the largest man-made non-nuclear explosion the world had ever seen.

S2E15 Vimy Ridge Part 2

S2E15 Vimy Ridge Part 2

Though Vimy Ridge was one of the more spectacular tactical successes of the First World War, strategically it did very little. Why then has it become such a well-known event in the Canadian historical consciousness? We look at some of those reasons.

S2E12 A Doukhobor Whodunnit: The Mysterious Death of Peter Verigin

S2E12 A Doukhobor Whodunnit: The Mysterious Death of Peter Verigin

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S2E11 William K. Lore – Canada's first Chinese-Canadian Naval Officer

S2E11 William K. Lore – Canada's first Chinese-Canadian Naval Officer

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S2E8 Canada's House Band: A History of the Tragically Hip

S2E8 Canada's House Band: A History of the Tragically Hip

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S2E7 Feminists or Feared Revolutionaries? The VWC and the Abortion Caravan of 1970

S2E7 Feminists or Feared Revolutionaries? The VWC and the Abortion Caravan of 1970

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S2E4 A Rebellious Last Stand: The Battle of Batoche May 1885

S2E4 A Rebellious Last Stand: The Battle of Batoche May 1885

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S2E3 The World's Most Famous Native: The Life and Times of Joseph Brant

S2E3 The World's Most Famous Native: The Life and Times of Joseph Brant

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S2E2 René Lévesque – The Father of Quebec Separatism

S2E2 René Lévesque – The Father of Quebec Separatism

Ep. 12 Rise and Rise Again: The Northwest Rebellion of 1885

Ep. 12 Rise and Rise Again: The Northwest Rebellion of 1885

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Ep. 11 Unite the Salish! The Battle of Maple Bay

Ep. 11 Unite the Salish! The Battle of Maple Bay

Ep. 5 An All-Canadian Affair: The Battle of Chateauguay, Oct 1813

Ep. 5 An All-Canadian Affair: The Battle of Chateauguay, Oct 1813

Ep. 4 Fighting for Our Rights: The Winnipeg General Strike, May 1919

Ep. 4 Fighting for Our Rights: The Winnipeg General Strike, May 1919

Ep. 2 Canadian Diplomacy during the Vietnam War

Ep. 2 Canadian Diplomacy during the Vietnam War