Canadian History

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  • 28 May 2021
    David Staines

    A History of Canadian Fiction

    How did Canadian fiction, essentially a late-nineteenth-century/early-twentieth-century creation, come to be a major avenue of world fiction in little more than one hundred years?      More than a century ago, a few fiction writers published highly regarded and incredibly popular books. Writers such as Ernest Thompson Seton and Marshall Saunders, Ralph Connor and Stephen […]

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  • 4 Jan 2019
    Noah Riseman, R. Scott Sheffield

    Indigenous Peoples and the Second World War

    While accessing oral histories and autobiographical writings about Indigenous participation in the Second World War, I had a strange epiphany: very few firsthand accounts ever explicitly explained why they got involved in the war effort. There were some hints here and there about the economy or tradition, but many Indigenous men and women who enlisted […]

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