The Sunday Supper Podcast is Canadian history told by a meathead with shin tattoos on pre-workout. The Supper is focused on telling Canadian stories with guests and history episodes. Canadian history is complex, it’s horrific, and it's beautiful. We are a nation not descended from weak men and women. That Canadian "rise and grind" pushes us into the fray - or at least it used to.
In every generation, a voice rises up from the people to speak for the people. The aftermath of the 1914 sealing disaster saw the rise of William Coaker and the F.P.U. Find out the fate of Abe Kean and the merchant dogs.
In 1914, 251 Newfoundland sealers would die on the ice! For generations, Newfoundlanders were forced to live under a brutal system of credit and debt at the hands of the merchants. Education is freedom, and the merchants understood that and withheld it.
How can the world's most beloved bear be created out of the hell of war?