Section Archive:
History

September 2012
Deconstructing Dieppe
Seventy years ago, Canada suffered 3,367 casualties in a battle whose name remains a metaphor for military disaster
January 2011
The Lost Canadians
They should be living in Manitoba, but due to a map-maker’s error they’re living in Minnesota. The Americans of Angle Township
October 2010
Faded Hero
How Canada forgot — and then rediscovered — Sir Sam Steele
September 2009
On the Plains of Abraham
A novelist recreates one of Canada’s greatest battles
May 2009
Brisebois Drive
In our noisy, wired age, the bit players of history are consigned to oblivion
January 2009
The Lynching of Louie Sam
In 1884, an American mob brought frontier justice to the Canadian border.
December 2008
The Lynching of Louie Sam
In 1884, an American mob brought frontier justice to the Canadian border.
October 2006
Bombs Over Cambodia
New information reveals that Cambodia was bombed far more heavily than previously believed
October 2004
A Ridiculously Brief History of Rwanda
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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