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December 8, 2016

In 1946, Viola Desmond’s stand at a segregated Nova Scotia movie theatre made her into a civil-rights icon for black Canadians. Now, the federal government has announced that she’ll be the new face on the Canadian $10 bill.

December 6, 2016

Scientists have used lasers and high-energy beams from the Canadian Light Source in Saskatoon to illuminate the last few months of the Franklin expedition, the doomed 19th-century British voyage to the Northwest Passage.

December 4, 2016

The first major exhibition of artifacts from the sunken Arctic wreck of HMS Erebus is planned during Canada's 150th birthday next year — but Canadians will have to travel to Britain to see it.

October 27, 2016

Scientists having been studying the mysterious reservoirs of ancient water that occasionally come bubbling up out of boreholes in the rock 2.4 kilometres deep in a Northern Ontario mine.

October 27, 2016

The Canadian Museum of History has announced its acquisition of the William James Roué Collection, which includes significant pieces related to his most famous ship, Bluenose.

October 25, 2016

Despite the Halifax community of Africville having been designated a National Historic Site, access is still limited for those who travel from across Canada and the world to learn its history.

October 18, 2016

More than 80 years after the Dionne quintuplets were whisked away from their family and transformed into human tourist attractions that drew millions, the North Bay, Ont., home where they were born could be on the move.

September 12, 2016

Researchers believe they have found in the waters off Nunavut the remains of HMS Terror, the second of the two missing ships of Sir John Franklin’s doomed 19th-century Arctic expedition.

September 7, 2016

In 1922, in the final months of the prohibition era, two bootleggers gunned down Const. Stephen Lawson in front of the Alberta Provincial Police Barracks Building in Coleman, Alta. Now, the Crowsnest Historical Society has launched a project to restore the famous barracks and preserve the memory of the tragedy.

September 7, 2016

A house built for Toronto Maple Leafs founder Conn Smyth in a posh pocket of the city’s west end should be designated as a heritage building, Etobicoke York Community Council said on Wednesday, voting to protect the home over the objection of the property’s new owners.

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