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The Secret Life of Canada
The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't.
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4.6 stars from 1,403 ratings
Perfect blend of fun and facts
These hosts never get silly but they have a good time while sharing some hidden, boggling historical stories that have had a huge affect on our society. They bust some of our more self delusional ideas.
Advild via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/13/21
A must-hear
If you have time only for one podcast in all the universe of podcasts, this is the one. It makes me cry, and laugh and always thinking. I am learning so much.
veroniquenin via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/23/20
Amazing
This podcast is so informative and important to understand Canada’s history. The hosts are incredibly talented at telling these stories.
cjray123 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/23/20
Recent Episodes
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Published 01/13/21
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