We will be back with all new episodes starting in the new year. Until then, enjoy some of our over 100 episodes.
We discuss Camp X, the secret spy camp based on the shores of Lake Ontario during WWII.
The Battle of Hong Kong began on this day back in 1941. To learn more we spoke with historian and author of "The Damned: The Canadians at the Battle of Hong Kong and the POW Experience, 1941-45" Nathan M. Greenfield.
We spoke to Janet Schwartz, the Museum Coordinator at Toronto's Mackenzie House to learn more about the Battle and the Upper Canada Rebellion.
The explosion was caused when two ships collided in the Halifax Harbour back in 1917.
British Trade Commissioner James Cross was released by members of the FLQ on this date back in 1970. We spoke with Professor William Tetley, a member of the Quebec Provincial Cabinet at the time of the crisis as well as author of "The October Crisis, 1970: An Insider's View".
Author Robertson Davies passed away on this day in 1995 at the age of 82. To learn more we spoke with author of "Robertson Davies: an Appreciation" Elspeth Cameron.
Back in 1891, Canadian Dr. James Naismith worked on creating the game of basketball.
To learn more about the first Canadian General of of the Canadian Corps, we spoke with Dr. Tim Cook author of "The Madman and the Butcher: The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie."
We spoke with hockey historian Eric Zweig about the earliest days of the National Hockey League.
The British ship sinks in the Halifax harbour back in 1797.
Back in 1998, Canadian modern art icon Jack Shadbolt passed away at the age of 89
René Lévesque formed the Mouvement Souveraineté-Association on this date back in 1967. To learn more about Lévesque we spoke with Megan Durnford, author of "René Lévesque: The Fascinating Life of a Separatist Icon."
To learn more about the introduction of Standard Time and the Canadian who proposed it, Sandford Fleming we spoke with author and Officer of the Order of Canada, Clark Blaise.
We spoke with Dr. William Wicken, an associate professor at York University as well as author of "Mi'kmaq Treaties on Trial: History, Land and Donald Marshall Junior" to learn more about the historic Supreme Court case "R. v. Marshall."
Back in 1880, Edward "Ned" Hanlan defeated E.A. Trichett of Australia for the world singles rowing championship.
Back in 1975, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior.
The first documented game of football was played at the University of Toronto on this day back in 1861. To learn more about the history of football in Canada I spoke with Curator of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, Meghan Sturgeon.
In 1946, Viola Desmond was forcibly removed from a theatre in New Glasgow, NS for refusing to move from whites-only section.
Back in 1939, CBC first broadcasts the NRC (then Dominion Observatory) official time signal.