The Little Emperor of Rupert's Land: George Simpson
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
3w ago
For four decades, George Simpson was The Little Emperor of Rupert's Land as the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company. He guided the company through a transformative time in its history, but many of his policies came at the expense of the First Nations. Artwork/logo design by Janet Cordahi Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Merch: https://www.ohcanadashop.com/collections/canadian-history-ehx Donate: buymeacoffee.com/craigu Donate: canadaehx.com (Click Donate) E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: twitter.com/craigbaird Threads: https://www.threads.net/@cdnhistoryehx Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.c ..read more
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Introducing... Crime Beat | Out of the dark
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
2M ago
In the summer of 2006, a young Calgary woman was on top of the world. She had a supportive family, amazing friends and a great job. But life as she knew it came to an abrupt stop in the middle of the night on August 6, 2006. In this episode, Global News senior crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares details of a violent attack- a story that’s every woman’s worst fear. www.calgarycrimestoppers.org - reference case # 06274598 https://newsroom.calgary.ca/sexual-assault-case-from-2006-has-new-lead/ Contact: Instagram: @nancy.hixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email:&nbs ..read more
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Canadian History Ehx introduces: Canadian TIme Machine | Champagne in Charlottetown: PEI and the Road to Confederation
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
3M ago
In this episode, we travel back with the Canadian Time Machine podcast to look at the moment Prince Edward Island entered Confederation. Historian Dr. Edward MacDonald takes us back to the Charlottetown Conference, where it’s said that discussions about the Dominion of Canada flowed over several glasses of champagne. He’ll also help us understand why PEI joined the country six years after it was formed. This episode also features reflections on reconciliation from Julie Pellissier-Lush, an actress, knowledge keeper, storyteller, and the first Mi’kmaq Poet Laureate for PEI. More episodes are a ..read more
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Introducing... Among Equals | New Ways of Seeing
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
6M ago
Among Equals | New Ways of Seeing Norval Morrisseau explodes onto the Canadian art scene with his inaugural exhibit at Toronto's Pollock Gallery. Daphne Odjig nurtures her gift as a precocious visual artist, and struggles with her identity as an First Nations woman in 1930s Parry Sound. Hosted by Soleil Launière Produced by Ryan Barnett, Maia-Foster Sanchez and Nahka Bertrand Artwork by Caleb Ellison-Dysart Theme by Justin Delorme This series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle Lavallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk a ..read more
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Introducing... Uncharted: Crime and Mayhem in the Music Industry | The Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash | 1
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
7M ago
The old days of air travel were quite risky…compared to today, the chances of your flight going down were far greater …every airport had kiosks and coin-operating vending machines where you could buy life insurance before you headed to the gate—you know, just in case you thought you weren’t going to make it to your final destination… 1977 was one of the worst years for accidents in aviation history…in addition to several violent hijackings every month—sometimes with fatal results—There were also passenger plane crashes with great loss of life…including the worst aviation disaster of all time w ..read more
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Introducing... Black and Blue: Behind the Badge | Catching Hell
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
8M ago
It’s 1986 and Michael Morrison is offered the opportunity of a lifetime. A chance to leave his life of poverty in Newark and start afresh. It’s a job offer he can’t afford to refuse. Michael has no idea what this new job has in store. But he soon realizes: he’s just joined ‘the biggest gang in America’. Join Seren Jones to hear Michael’s story and find out what it means to be both Black and Blue. Want to hear more? You can follow along on your favourite podcast app here: https://link.chtbl.com/blackandblue-rssdrop Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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The Story of a National Crime, Episode Four
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
8M ago
**This is a bonus episode provided by Knockabout Media, rather than Canadian History Ehx** He became the Chief Medical Health Officer of Ontario. He wrote the very first Health Code in Ontario. He was president of the American Public Health Association. He was a North American expert on public health. Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce wanted to become Canada's first public health officer. When an opening came up at Indian Affairs, he decided it would be a good stepping stone. In this series, we look at the practices, policies, and official correspondence to reveal the intentional actions and acts of i ..read more
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Toronto's Baby Boom: The Great Stork Derby
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
9M ago
For ten years, from 1926 to 1936, many couples in Toronto attempted to win a fortune. The money came from the will of an eccentric millionaire, who was giving most of his fortune to the woman who had the most children in that ten year span. Artwork/logo design by Janet Cordahi Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Merch: www.canadaehx.com/shop Donate: canadaehx.com (Click Donate) E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: twitter.com/craigbaird Mastadon: @canadaehx@canada.masto.host Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cdnhistoryehx YouTube: youtube.com/c/canadianhistoryehx Want to send me something? Craig Bair ..read more
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The Story of a National Crime, Episode Four
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
9M ago
**This is a bonus episode provided by Knockabout Media, rather than Canadian History Ehx** He became the Chief Medical Health Officer of Ontario. He wrote the very first Health Code in Ontario. He was president of the American Public Health Association. He was a North American expert on public health. Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce wanted to become Canada's first public health officer. When an opening came up at Indian Affairs, he decided it would be a good stepping stone. In this series, we look at the practices, policies, and official correspondence to reveal the intentional actions and acts of i ..read more
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Toronto's Baby Boom: The Great Stork Derby
Canadian History Ehx
by Craig Baird
11M ago
For ten years, from 1926 to 1936, many couples in Toronto attempted to win a fortune. The money came from the will of an eccentric millionaire, who was giving most of his fortune to the woman who had the most children in that ten year span. Artwork/logo design by Janet Cordahi Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Merch: www.canadaehx.com/shop Donate: canadaehx.com (Click Donate) E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: twitter.com/craigbaird Mastadon: @canadaehx@canada.masto.host Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cdnhistoryehx YouTube: youtube.com/c/canadianhistoryehx Want to send me something? Craig Bair ..read more
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