AuthorCraigBaird

Canada’s Year Without A Summer

On April 10, 1815, Mount Tambora in Indonesia erupted in the largest observed volcanic eruption in recorded history. The explosion was so loud that it was heard 2,600 kilometres away and it would send 41 cubic kilometres of dust and rock into the...

Chief Poundmaker

There were many important Indigenous leaders during the 19th century, across Canada, and today I am looking at one of the most important in the Prairies and a man whose legacy stretches into today. He is Chief Poundmaker and he is a fascinating...

The Battle Of Ridgeway

First, welcome to my new patrons, including Jason Hall and Spencer M., who join Iris Gray and Renee Belliveau as patrons. Also, a big thank you to Phil Maynard, another patron of the show whose support is greatly appreciated. The Fenian Raids are...

Canadian History Ehx

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