Good leadership is hard to come by. Was Franklin the leader he was made out to be? A true leader emerges but is discredited by England's Author of the Day!
In 1819, John Franklin led 22 men on a journey that would claim 11 of their lives. The North would pay him back in 1845 - taking his life.
What was the fate of the Vikings in the Arctic? Death laid around every corner. The Vikings would be the first Europeans into the North, but they would not be the last...
With a hungry American wolf to the South, and an apathetic Crown across the sea, Canada set out to try to define itself. Confederation - like all Canadian history - is complex at its core. This land has 2 very unique perspectives and history. Regardless of the narrative in 2021, the world is a better place with Canada in it.
Big Forge Blacksmithing is out of Northern Ontario. Self-taught blacksmith, David Pinn, joined The Supper to talk about his journey in blacksmithing. From almost burning down his uncle's house to making amazing blades.
Canada invented what?! Tractors, bras, the lightbulb, the telephone, bloody peanut butter! You're welcome, world.
Japanese-Canadian internment: One of Canada's darkest moments. What happens when your government has absolute power? Your life changes forever - regardless of the citizenship you hold. We explore what happens when fear dictates policy. The Canadian government would intern 22,000 Japanese-Canadians - seizing their property and selling off all they had!
A house divided. Looking at 2 hockey clubs that mean so much to so many Canadians.
The history of how 2 brothers from Montreal changed the world of fitness and American culture forever.
A history we will struggle to come to terms with. Their influence in Canadian society very well kept us from being American - but it would come at a heavy cost.
The history of curling, maple syrup, and poutine. How these 3 things would go on to play a large role in forming the Canadian identity and aspects of its culture! BUT, ARE THEY EVEN CANADIAN?!
In 1917, Halifax would be brought to its knees. The city endured one of Canada's most horrific events. The Halifax Explosion destroyed a city, but it didn't break it.
The tragic life of L.M. Montgomery. She gave us Anne of Green Gables - putting a Canadian story on the map. Her life would end in crippling drug addiction.
What drove 20,000 citizens and WW1 Veterans to try to destroy Toronto's Greek community?!
The history of lumberjacks in Canada & how they forged a piece of our Canadian history.
Canada has some fantastic pirate folklore. Yes - the Canadian coast isn't as sexy as The Caribbean! We have our fair share of murder, rum, and booty!
The Irish are coming! The Fenians' role in MURDER and the confederation of Canada!
Was he a trapper or a fugitive on the lamb? We do know he was a murdering bushman with nothing to lose.
That Night in Toronto: The History of Boxing in Canada
Hockey... Is it who we are, or who we used to be?
A tale of clowns & firefighters beating the living hell out of each other in Toronto, 1855... as well as burning Lindsay to the ground...
It was really easy to die or get maimed 150 years ago in the KL.
The Tales of 2 Forgotten Scottish-Canadian Strongmen of Olde
Hangings in the Kawartha Lakes: A Look at Canada's long history with the death penalty.
Drunk teachers...classrooms in taverns... School was wild in the 1830's! Education has always been a Canadian value - find out why!