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In which we dive into the history, cultural significance, and controversies surrounding Canada's (and Quebec's) National Holidays! Please consider subscribing and help us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadia…
 
In which we use Guy Vanderhaeghe's novel 'The Englishman's Boy' to discuss the Cypress Hills Massacre (1873) and how, in its aftermath, Canada fast-tracked the creation of the North-West Mounted Police. --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended readi…
 
In which we take a peak behind the paywall. We offer up an interview that Patrick conducted with a professor he and Mack had while at Concordia, Daniel O'Leary. Prof. O'Leary's research has focused on transnational and transatlantic Canadian genre and print culture studies, intellectual and academic culture in Canada, and the print culture of Canad…
 
In which we talk about the early days of Canada's other, more famous, national sport, with discussions about its cultural and metaphorical importance. --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/boo…
 
In which we dive into the history, cultural significance, and controversies surrounding the famous Canadian (?) dish! Please consider subscribing and help us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the reco…
 
In which we talk about one of Canada's national sports - how it started, how it got so popular, and what it represents in the national myth of the country! --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.co…
 
In which we return to some caricatures to talk about Canada's second Prime Minister: Alexander Mackenzie, who served from 1873-1878. Find the caricatures in order in the sources below! --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com…
 
In which we offer a glimpse of what we do on Patreon! This time, we discuss the sexiest Canadian - nay, person in the world! Please consider subscribing and help us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); t…
 
In which Patrick sits down with Ryan Uytdewilligen to discuss one of his latest books: The History of Lethbridge! It's a great self-published book about a fascinating Alberta town that has much more to offer than meets the eye! Find out about the book and the author: https://ryanuytdewilligenauthor.com/the-history-of-lethbridge/ --- Contact: histor…
 
In which Mack gets mad as we go through the context and major parts of the infamous piece of Canadian legislation. Topics include the White Man's Burden, racism, racism, sexism, and racism. Cover caricature by Dale Cummings. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- S…
 
In which we offer a glimpse of what we do on Patreon! We talk about Canada's most famous author! What do we think of her writing? Her politics? And especially, of the backlash she has gotten over the last few years? Please consider subscribing and help us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/his…
 
In which we discuss cultural practices that emerged in and about Plains Natives communities before, during, and after early colonization! Topics include powwows, the Ghost Dance, and Paul Kane. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon (https://www.pa…
 
In which we discuss the changes happening in Canada's music scene at the end of the 19th century, before going over the country's first international sensation: Emma Albani! You know you've hit it big when Queen Vicky becomes your friend. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitH…
 
In which we offer a glimpse of what we do on Patreon! We talk about - well... the title is pretty self-explanatory. Please consider subscribing and help us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recomm…
 
In which we put our chronology on hold as Patrick sits down with Dominique Prinet to discuss his new book 'Flying to Extremes'. Recounting his adventures as a bush pilot in the Northwest Territories, 'Flying to Extremes' is steeped in historical knowledge and first-hand experience of the Canadian Arctic, the Canadian aviation sector, and bush pilot…
 
In which we look at how the now-extinct Beothuk population helped the creation of a distinct Newfoundland identity that actively rejected Canada. Other topics include painting, poetry, and the attempted entry of Newfoundland into Confederation in 1869. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebo…
 
In which we offer a glimpse of what we do on Patreon! We talk about - well... the title is pretty self-explanatory. Please consider subscribing and helping us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other Support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the rec…
 
In which we look at many forms of free speech (and how it was limited) in mid-19th century Canada! From newspapers to workers movements to the censoring of a literary association by the Church, this episode starts the new year off strong! --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitH…
 
In which we reach 50 episodes with a bang! Listen in to our last episode of the year as we talk about the second half of the Red River Resistance and the creation of Manitoba. Happy holidays all! --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon (https://www.…
 
In which we offer a glimpse of what we do on Patreon! In this Pop Canada holiday special, we talk about Christmas history in Canada and our own holiday traditions. Please consider subscribing and helping us reach our goal of 10 patrons! It could be a great gift for that Canada nerd in your life. Find the full episode and more here: Patreon (https:/…
 
In which we start talking about the 1869-70 Métis resistance that led to the creation of Manitoba and represented many of the issues that Canada still faces today. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); …
 
In which we each power through a concussion and antibiotics to discuss how mid-19th century modernization affected Canada and talk about folk tales once more! Topics include life in the country and the city, child labour, and of course Karl Marx. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com…
 
In which we unlock our latest episode of Pop Canada to the public! Listen in as we discuss how nature appears in Canadian culture and then segue into a talk about the current climate crisis. If you want to find more (and complete) episode of Pop Canada you can support us on Patreon for 3$ a month! --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (…
 
In which we talk about the dark side of Macdonald's legacy and the latter part of his life, again using caricatures (but ones that make us go "yikes..."). Caricatures: https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/2021/10/30/j-a-macdonald-caricatures-the-darker-side/ --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://w…
 
In which we examine the legacy of Canada's first PM through caricatures! This episode focuses on his early life and what is considered to be J. A. Macdonald's more 'positive' legacy...and how that is certainly a double-edged sword. Caricatures: https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/2021/10/17/some-caricatures-of-sir-john-a-macdonald/ --- Contact:…
 
In which we talk about an acclaimed fantasy series - 'Malazan: Book of the Fallen' - written by two archeologists from Ontario and Manitoba. We also delve a bit into the genre as it developed in Canada! Find the full episode and more here: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana) Other Support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/his…
 
In which we we discuss the officialization of the British North America Act, its immediate impact, and much more as Canada takes on its first kind of independent form! We also discuss photographer William Notman as a case study for how culture is changing in the new country. It's an episode of debates, dirty tricks, exclusions, and parties! --- Con…
 
In which we talk about the conferences in Charlottetown and Quebec that laid the groundwork for Canada and the British North America Act! We also end on by analyzing some artistic depictions of those moments. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon …
 
In which, we discuss the early-2000s TV show Total Drama, its spin-offs, and the creators' other endeavours (like 6teen). We get to talking about Americanization, Canadian parodies, and have a general fun time! Find the full episode and more here: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana) Other Support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/payp…
 
In which we discuss a famous poet and politician that allows us to address the Fenians, the further establishment of Irish-Canadians, and who fully leads us into Confederation!! NOTE: I forgot to mention that the person who was accused of shooting McGee was called Patrick J. Whelan. Thought it was important to include it. --- Contact: historiacanad…
 
In which we talk about the 1858 Fraser River gold rush, its part in the creation of the colony of British Columbia, and a modern take on the event in Raymond Maher's 'The Deadly Five' novel. --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patre…
 
In which we discuss the ways that the Great White North is shown in various media - from the Simpsons to Kevin Smith films! It's a veritable popluck of topics... I don't regret the joke. Here are the first 10 minutes of our talk! --- Find the full episode and more at: www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support at: - Paypal (https://www.paypal.…
 
In which we have Native American, Himanish Goel, join us to talk about the Trickster figure as a way to open on a central part of many Western Indigenous myths and British Columbia generally! We use Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster to help us with some of the themes. Somewhat relevant tangents include Loki and To Kill A Mockingbird. Check out Cra…
 
In which Mack stays awake long enough to talk about Canada's "Colonial Poet Laureate" and rising English-Canadian nationalism. Topics include Gothic literature, the formation of Canada's military, and reciprocity treaties! --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Sup…
 
In which we give a taste of what goes on over on our Patreon sister show: Pop Canada! Here are the first 10 minutes of our talk on the many Degrassi shows before having an extensive talk about their legacy! --- Find the full episode and more at: www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support at: - Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiaca…
 
In which, on our road to Confederation, we discuss he who was once known as 'French-Canada's National Bard'! Topics also include the situation in 1850s Canada, reflections on Confederation, and the Annexation Manifesto! Patrick translated some of the French poems here: https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/2021/06/28/translation-of-selected-octav…
 
In which we are joined by the great Liv and Kate ('Just Watch Me' podcast) to talk about Margaret Atwood's 1996 historical fiction novel, Alias Grace. We discuss Atwood's use of fiction and history, the novel's purpose, Victorian perceptions of women and crime, and much more! Patrick's opinion is majorly pushed back against and the episode is worth…
 
In which we give a taste of what goes on over on our Patreon sister show: Pop Canada! Here are the first 10 minutes of our talk on comedy: a staple of Canadian pop culture. We address the history of the genre, important figures, and why it developed in this country! --- Find the full episode and more at: www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other supp…
 
In which we discuss the famous Hudson's Bay Company in relation to R. M. Ballantyne's 'Snowflakes & Sunbeams' (1856) - a pioneer of boys' fiction! How did the HBC inform Ballantyne's writing? What is the relation between the HBC and the sense of wonder and imagination that the novel depicts? This one covers all those great questions and more! --- C…
 
In which Kevin Hutchings (Professor of English at the University of Northern British Columbia) joins us to talk about the once-famous Ojibwe Methodist writer, George Copway (Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh)! From Copway's relation to Romanticism to his resistance to European hegemony, this episode covers a lot! Kevin was great and allowed us to make one of our …
 
In which we use Brian Moore's 1985 novel Black Robe to discuss the use and creation of images by Jesuits missionaries in New France. This also acts as a kind of prelude to a very special episode in two weeks! --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Support: Patreon …
 
In which we give a taste of what goes on over on our Patreon sister show: Pop Canada! Here are the first 10 minutes of our talk on the popular depictions of the Klondike Gold Rush. --- Find the full episode and more at: www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support at: - Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); - Recommended re…
 
In which we cover a range of pre-Confederation plays, including Charles Heavysege's 'Saul', and discuss how they inform the performance of history, society, and culture. You can find 'Saul' in our recommended reading page below! --- Sources & Further Reading: Charlesbois, Gaetan, and Anne Nothop. “Canadian Theatre History,” Canadian Theatre Encyclo…
 
In which we cover mini topics as a way of setting up the Irish influence in Canada - and how ideas of sectarianism and unity within that population are more complicated than one might think. Topics include folk music, religion, politics, and St. Patrick's Day riots! Excerpts of the writings we discuss here: https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/2…
 
In which we discuss the 1847 long poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline! Topics include the Acadian Expulsion in the 1750s, the American 'Fireside Poets', and the impact of Evangeline on the Acadians of old and today. Content warning: We say 'fuck' a lot this episode as we read one of the modern reactions to the poem. --- Further Reading &…
 
In which we are joined by the delightful Craig (Canadian History Ehx, From John to Justin) to discuss the major changes in the Canadian government during the 1840s. Topics include the union of the Canadas, the gaining the responsible government, and the burning of Parliament in Montreal! You can find Craig's three podcasts (yes, three!) on all plat…
 
In which, in honour of Black History Month, we discuss the early development of African-Canadian literature by covering newspapers, religious narratives, literary networks, and slave narratives from 1785 to 1855. Topics include the Underground Railroad, Loyalists, and myth-making in Canada. It's a big, but great conversation! --- Further Reading & …
 
In which we flash back to 1769 for a one-and-done-episode on 'The History of Emily Montague', a book often considered to be the very first Canadian novel - and it was written by a woman! How's that for being radical? We talk about 18th century feminism, the author's politics, what the book tells us about Canada at the time, and of course, whether t…
 
In which we use Lionel Kearns' book 'Convergences' to finally discuss the other side of Canada! Topics include James Cook's arrival in British Columbia, contact with the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Nootka, and the importance of understanding history as a narrative. It's a big one and we love it! --- Further Reading: Francis, Daniel. "Jewitt, John Roge…
 
In which we cover the early life of famous Nova Scotian Joseph Howe; from his publishing endeavors that encouraged local talents to his 1835 libel trial that changed the game for free speech in Canada. All texts discussed are found below! --- Major Sources & Further Reading: Beck, J. Murray. “Howe, Joseph.” The Oxford Companion to Canadian History,…
 
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