Flag of the 114th

The independence battalion

How the Six Nation men of the 114th Battalion in World War I shaped indigenous relations in Canada for decades to come as they asserted their independence.

Baron de Hirsch or Starr Street Synagogue

The time the kosher butcher was put on trial

It was called “one of the greatest misfortunes which ever befell Canadian Jewry” when the kosher butcher in Halifax, Nova Scotia, was found guilty of using inhumane practices to animals. What did the trial mean and how did the community turn the conviction on its head?

The man who had a C-section

Robert Baldwin was one of Canada’s most important leaders and an architect of “responsible government”. But this “man of courage” also battled severe depression.