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The Windsor, Québec, post office, 1982. /
Le bureau de poste de Windsor, Québec, 1982.
Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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The recording artists Sloan standing in front of a promotional billboard, Toronto, circa 1999. /
Le groupe Sloan debout devant un panneau promotionnel, Toronto, vers 1999.
Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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An Inuit family, Iqaluit, Nunavut, summer 1960. /
Une famille inuit, Iqaluit, Nunavut, l’été 1960.
Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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A chuckwagon musician attracts a crowd in Calgary during Stampede week, July 1949. /
Un musicien sur un chariot attire la foule à Calgary lors de la semaine du Stampede, juillet 1949.
Image: Frank Royal. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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A poster for the Centennial Birthday Party on Parliament Hill in 1967. Free cake and ice cream! /
Une affiche pour la fête du centenaire sur la colline du Parlement, 1967. Gâteau et crème glacée tout gratuits!
Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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A striking portrait of Miss I. Sloan, April 1917, Ottawa, ON. /
Un portrait saisissant de mademoiselle I. Sloan, avril 1917, Ottawa, ON.
Image: Topley Studio. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
History

It is odd that an armed force can be a peaceful one — odder still that we “fight for peace.” We know that war contradicts peace, yet we use the same set of language to describe both and deploy the same forces to engage them. But when I’m reminded of Canada’s contribution to the Suez Crisis 57 […]

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A young Inuk, Elijah, Iqaluit, Nunavut, summer 1960. /
Un jeune Inuk, Elijah, Iqaluit, Nunavut, l’été 1960.
Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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The note on the series proposal was succinct: “Nuts!” BBC television drama head Sydney Newman (1917-1997) wasn’t happy with several ideas outlined for a children’s science fiction show he wanted to run in a late Saturday afternoon ratings dead zone. While Newman approved of a protagonist equipped with a time machine, he rejected the lead […]

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A poster celebrating the centennial of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrant to Canada, 1977. /
Une affiche célébrant la centennale de l’arrivée du premier immigrant japonais au Canada, 1977.
Image: Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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A prisoner-of-war plays a guitar in Hull, QC, 7 February 1946. /
Un prisonnier de la guerre jouant de la guitare, Hull, QC, 7 février 1946.
Image: Alexander M. Dare. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.
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A postcard of buildings in Oshawa, ON, 1910. /
Une carte postale des immeubles d’Oshawa, ON, 1910.
Image: Henderson Brothers. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.