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The magnificent inland voyage of an Edwardian-era steamship

SS Keewatin may be moored in Kingston, Ont., now, but the stylish steamship used to offer a lavish lifestyle while cruising the Great Lakes

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The untold story of the Canadian Mayflower and the birth of New Scotland

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Here & There host Liz Beatty takes us on a journey of revelations that uncovers the other half of the story of one family’s part in the birth of Canada’s New Scotland. It’s a road trip deep into a sea-change moment happening across Nova Scotia, and to the precise intersection point of two cultures and two families that no one saw coming.

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The untold story of the “Canadian Mayflower:” A family roots journey in Nova Scotia

A pilgrimage to Kejimkujik reveals centuries-old connections between descendants of Nova Scotia’s first Scottish settlers and the Mi’kmaq who saved them 

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Here comes the sun: Canada’s first astronomical observatory

Fredericton, home to the William Brydone Jack Observatory, will be one of the few Canadian cities to experience the total solar eclipse that crosses North America on April 8

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Celebrating 50 years of the Little NHL

After five decades, the Little Native Hockey League tournament continues to thrive as the largest Indigenous youth tournament in Ontario 

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In the Name of Humanity: Recognizing 75 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On Dec. 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted an aspirational document articulating the foundations for human rights and dignity, but who was the Canadian that helped make it possible?

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Roy MacGregor – No Canoe, No Canada

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Award-winning journalist and best-selling author, Roy MacGregor discusses the history of the canoe and how it continues to capture the imaginations of people across Canada and beyond 

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Charlotte Gray

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The bestselling author and historian on why exploration is essential to understanding Canada’s history 

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New Heritage Minute reveals the secret life of Lucy Maud Montgomery

Though beloved for her books featuring plucky heroines, the celebrated novelist privately battled depression and the sexist attitudes of the early 20th century

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A Canadian soldier’s “war flowers” and the resilience of the human spirit

War Flowers, a new exhibition on now at the Canadian War Museum, tells the stories of Canadians in the First World War through floriography, sculpture, scent and sound

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Five companies that dominated the Canadian fur trade

Hooked on new TV show Frontier? Here are the real-life titans of Canada’s first industry.

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The little-known history of Halifax’s island hoosegow

Today it’s home to a yacht club, but two centuries ago Melville Island was packed with prisoners, not boats

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The resurrection of Upper Fort Garry

Upper Fort Garry Heritage Provincial Park aims to bring history to life with new technological installation

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