Canadian History Ehx

Canadian History Ehx

From the simplest farmer to the craziest outlaw, there are many amazing stories to tell from Canada's history. Join me as I delve into the many interesting stories that Canadian history has to tell.

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May 18, 2022 12 min

Located near a large glacial erratic, Hazlet has a history that dates back a century. Home to the legendary Hazlet Elks baseball team, it is also at the forefront of green energy with its very recognizable wind turbine.

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Located in southwest Saskatchewan, Shaunavon has had a deep history dating back to the Indigenous. From its water that was so pure it was given to the King and Queen in 1939, to its celebrated hockey players, to its many historic buildings.

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May 14, 2022 39 min

Expo 67 was the most successful world's fair of the 20th century, with over 50 million people coming to the exposition. It would be the centrepiece of Canada's Centennial, and it would change not only Montreal, but Canada, forever.

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May 11, 2022 20 min

What started as a small settlement in the Ontario bush would become one of the largest engineering projects of the 20th century. While its mining history was short, there is plenty of history to explore in Atikokan.

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May 9, 2022 16 min

Starland County features several important historical spots, including the ghost town of Rowley. It also home to a ferry and the first female reeve in Alberta history.

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For a period of 15 years, the Industrial Women's Softball League in Ontario thrived in places like London. Many stars would emerge, including Hazel Shackleton.

This episode was sponsored by Lionel Romain.

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May 7, 2022 34 min

The Canadian Constitution is a landmark document in Canadian history, which gave Canada full independence from Britain, was a long process that deeply divided the country. Nonetheless, it changed Canada forever.

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May 4, 2022 10 min

Once the biggest town in the Cariboo, this community still exists to this day, getting its name from the volcanic plug next to the town. It also has some historic buildings, and some great stories from its history.

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May 3, 2022 20 min

Carberry is not only the home to one of the few remainingWorld War One trench systems in the world, but it also has some impressive historical buildings, a great museum and a unique story regarding the Royal Family.

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May 2, 2022 20 min

A deep history that stretches back to the War of 1812, there are many historic buildings that still exist in the area that you can explore. On top of that, there are several wonderful museums to see!

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April 30, 2022 25 min

From 1989 to 2006, over the course of 932 episodes, Street Cents served as the only consumer affairs show for young adults in Canada. 

It would also have a big impact on the Halifax film industry, and even bring about another famous show, Trailer Park Boys.

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April 27, 2022 11 min

In Cabri, the birthplace of Bobby Gimby, you will find two historic churches, a great local museum and unique sand hills that were created as the ice sheets melted during the last ice age.

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April 26, 2022 28 min

The area of the Souris River has documented evidence of Indigenous activity going back thousands of years. On top of that, there are several famous women who came from the area, a swinging bridge, many historical buildings, a lovable river boat captain and much more!

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April 25, 2022 16 min

After nearly becoming a ghost town, Hinton would reverse that trend and become a thriving community. With two great museums, its history includes a lot of forestry, coal and one of the worst train crashes in Canadian history.

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April 23, 2022 28 min

What started as a melee on the ice, would become the Richard Riot in the streets of Montreal and the precursor to the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s that changed the Province of Quebec forever. 

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April 21, 2022 10 min

From its start as a resort community around one of Alberta's most popular lakes, to its powerplants, to an old log church and Canada's largest dragonfly, there is much to see in this community.

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April 20, 2022 12 min

The small foothills community of Bragg Creek was the site of a famous ranch, Canada's first-ever hostel, and also the filming location of the iconic CBC show, North of 60!

 

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April 16, 2022 17 min

On June 13, 1886, bush clearing fires merged and destroyed the new City of Vancouver in 45 minutes, burning down 600-1000 buildings & killing dozens in the process. The city was only two months old when it was completely destroyed.

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April 14, 2022 10 min

Nearby to the only Indigenous band who enfranchised in the 20th century, Villeneuve features a 737 sitting in a field that has been used for filming and training over the years.

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April 13, 2022 23 min

Home to the Indigenous for at least 9,500 years, Lumsden grew into an important community near Regina. Known for its famous duck derby and historic churches, it has also seen several terrible floods over the course of its history.

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