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A Cultural History of Canada

Jan 23, 2021

In which we use Lionel Kearns' book 'Convergences' to finally discuss the other side of Canada! Topics include James Cook's arrival in British Columbia, contact with the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Nootka, and the importance of understanding history as a narrative. It's a big one and we love it!



Jan 10, 2021

In which we cover the early life of famous Nova Scotian Joseph Howe; from his publishing endeavors that encouraged local talents to his 1835 libel trial that changed the game for free speech in Canada. All texts discussed are found below!


Major Sources & Further Reading:

  • Beck, J. Murray. “Howe, Joseph.” The...