Black History in Canada: Four Historical Figures
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1y ago
This week, we celebrate Black History Month by profiling the lives and achievements of four Black Canadians: Mary-Joseph Angelique, Portia White, Violet King Henry, and Albert Jackson. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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Oot and Aboot #10
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by Notice History
1y ago
Find out what one of our listeners noticed "oot and aboot" in Cobden, Ontario. This small town's claim to fame? The 1867 discovery of an astrolabe that allegedly belonged to French explorer Samuel de Champlain. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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Interview with Dan Conlin, Curator at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
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by Notice History
1y ago
In our last episode of 2019, we sit down with Dan Conlin, curator at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  ..read more
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The Life and Death of Sir Frederick Banting
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by Notice History
1y ago
Canadian icon Sir Frederick Banting is most famously known for his discovery of medical insulin. As guest host Tom Van Dewark explains, however, there is much more to Banting's life - and death - than you might have noticed. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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Cut It Out: Monoskiing and Long Walks on the Beach
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by Notice History
1y ago
While you wait for next week's episode, take a listen to what didn't make the final cut in previous episodes. This week, the hosts learn about the personalities attached to some of the Vancouver Olympic mascots ..read more
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Historic Castles & GIS Technology, with PhD student Ali Norton
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by Notice History
1y ago
Whether it is their history or architecture that captivates you, or whether you’ve encountered them in person or on pages, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who is not intrigued by castles. And someone who is particularly interested in these magnificent structures is Ali Norton. Ali is a PhD student studying at the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medieval Studies. Her thesis explores castles through the lens of local history, using GIS analysis to examine the relationships between castles and landscapes, lordly identities, and settlement nucleation in the East Midlands. Ali joins us ..read more
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Oot and Aboot #2
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by Notice History
1y ago
Check out what we've noticed oot and aboot this week. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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Summer Road Trip Series: Western Canada
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by Notice History
1y ago
Our summer road trip series continues with stops in Western Canada! We begin in Haida Gwaii in British Columbia before making our way across the prairies. Other stops include Dinosaur Provincial Park, Fort Battleford, Riel House, and Lower Fort Garry. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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Oot and Aboot #8
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by Notice History
1y ago
In this episode, we discuss digital engagement strategies used by museums like the Royal Ontario Museum to attract and engage visitors. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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Making Census of the Census
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by Notice History
1y ago
It might seem like just another piece of paperwork to fill out, but the census is an important document in both the present and the past. Join Notice History as we learn more about the history of the census, its use by historians today, and the impact that the return of the long-form census will have on future generations. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory ..read more
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