We spoke with Dick Bourgeois-Doyle, author of George J. Klein: the great inventor about this amazing Canadian's life and approximately 1500 inventions.
This political prisoner arrived in Canada after being imprisoned for 42 years.
Back in 1999, Alberta government announced that it would compensate 242 people who had been sterilized under the Sexual Sterilization Act.
Dr. Royden Loewen of the University of Winnipeg explains to us the difference between the waves of immigrants coming to Canada from Hungary.
We spoke with University of Calgary Professor Dr. Patrick Brennan about Canada during the Great Depression.
William Hall is awarded the Victoria Cross in 1859.
The National Council of Women of Canada is Founded in 1893.
The original author of the Hardy Boys mystery series is born back in 1902.
To learn more about the railway that challenged the monopoly of the CPR, we spoke with Les Kozma, a Member of the Canadian Northern Society.
To learn more about Riel we spoke with Director of the Saint-Boniface Museum in Winnipeg, Philippe Mailhot.
Happy Tommy Douglas Day! Tommy Douglas was born on this day in 1904. To learn more about Tommy Douglas, we spoke with C. Stuart Houston, an historian and author of "Tommy's Team : the People Behind the Douglas Years". Dr. Houston is a professor emeritus of the university of Saskatchewan, and an Officer of the Order of Canada.
The St. Alban's Raid took place on this day back in 1864.
On this day back in 1929, women became "persons". Guest host, Jennie Palmer.
The passenger ferry was sunk off the coast of Nova Scotia back in 1942.
We spoke with Tim Cook, historian with the Canadian War Museum and author of The Madman and the Butcher: The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie.
The first ever policies regarding multiculturalism were announced on this date back in 1971.
Back in 1969, 46 nervous and excited performers stepped onstage at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Back in 1925, station opens in Aklavik, NWT as part of the North West Territories and Yukon Radio System.
Back in 1982, Laurie Skreslet became the first Canadian to reach the top of Mount Everest. Canadian Pat Morrow followed only days later.
Glenn Gould passed away on this day back in 1982. He was 50.