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RCMP officer posing with dog, 1950. / Un agent de la GRC photographié en compagnie d'un chien, 1950. Image: National Film Board of Canada. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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6-Shilly Shally Lodge 1 February 2014

Woman sweeps snow off the roof of Shilly Shally Lodge, Gatineau Park, Quebec (year unknown). / Une femme enlevant la neige du toit du chalet Shilly Shally, parc de la Gatineau, Québec (année inconnue). Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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Consultez la page l'histoire des Noirs au Canada pour des articles et des biographies sur un éventail de personnes, de lieux et d’événements liés à des communautés noires au Canada. L'Histoire du mois des Noirs est l'occasion d'évoquer et de découvrir les expériences, les contributions et les réalisations des Canadiens et des Canadiennes d'origine africaine. […]

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Check out the Black History in Canada page for features, articles and biographies on a range of people, places and events related to Black communities in Canada. Black History Month provides an opportunity to share and learn about the experiences, contributions and achievements of peoples of African ancestry. It was initiated in Canada by the […]

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5-Female worker in an asbestos factory 31 January 2014

Female worker handles asbestos fluff in an asbestos factory, Asbestos, Quebec, June 1944. / Une travailleus manipulant des fibres d'amiante dans une usine d'amiante, Asbestos, Québec, juin 1944. Image: Harry Rowed. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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A family their living room in Africville, 1965.  Bob Brooks/Nova Scotia Archives/1989-468, vol. 16 / negative sheet 1 image 11.

“I think we should have a chance to redevelop our own property as well as anybody else,” said Joe Skinner, railway porter and resident of Africville, Nova Scotia, in an interview with the CBC. “When you are in this country and you own a piece of property, you’re not a second-class citizen. […] But when […]

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4-Polar Bear Cub 30 January 2014

Polar Bear Cub, Southampton Island, Nunavut, between 1942-1944. / Un ourson polaire, l'île de Southampton, Nunavut, entre 1942-1944. Image: J. Philippe. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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3-Picnic at Niagara Falls 29 January 2014

Picnic at Niagara Falls, Ontario, 1960. / Un pique-nique au chutes de niagara, Ontario, 1960. Image: National Film Board of Canada. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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Chivalry is a poor substitute for justice, if one cannot have both. Chivalry is something like the icing on the cake, sweet but not nourishing. – Nellie McClung, 1915. Satire can be a powerful weapon for political change, and while the Rhinoceros Party has yet to make significant headway, one of the more important milestones […]

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2-Raven-Symone & Fred Penner 28 January 2014

Actress Raven-Symone playing a string game with family entertainer Fred Penner, between 1992-1997. / Actrice Raven-Symone jouant à un jeu de ficelle avec l'artiste Fred Penner, entre 1992-1997. Image: Scott Robinson. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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Today is the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. An official United Nations commemoration, this day gives us all pause to reflect on the devastation and destruction caused by war, racism, eugenics, and mass extermination programs. The Holocaust, with the unthinkable suffering and devastation it wrought on families and […]

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It is fairly rare that I discover an important artist I have never heard of before – especially one who has been dead for nearly 40 years. But that is exactly what happened on January 23rd. That night Art Gallery of Ontario Senior Curator Georgiana Uhlyarik held a talk on Canadian artist Kathleen Munn (1887-1974) […]