Music to my ears" 'Cause though the truth may vary, this ship will carry our bodies safe to shore." - Of Monsters & Men, "Little Talks"
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*This was written for Active History and can also be found on the Sam Steele Collection site. Sam Steele was the Forrest Gump of Canadian History. He was involved in some way with the Fenian Raids, the Long March West, the 1870 … Continue reading
At the beginning of October the Globe and Mail ran a special on the state of multiculturalism in Canada. Being a Toronto based newspaper, the stories had an urban bias and spoke more to the anxieties of the city which … Continue reading
Question of the Month: Does it truly come down to great men/women when getting the public – or an undergraduate class – interested in history? Continue reading
Confederation is the legislative birth of Canada, but November 1885 is the birth of the Canadian State. When placed in perspective July 1, 1867 was the day four colonies came together with the blessing of Britain out of necessity rather … Continue reading
On the surface it seems that historians have given up on the national project because creating any kind of national narrative has finally been recognized as an unrealistic project. Yet there is still a obsession with defining what it means … Continue reading