The Secret Life of Canada (Archive)

The Secret Life of Canada (Archive)

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We’ve Joined CBC Podcasts!
Oct 4 • 1 min
Have you heard? We joined CBC Podcasts! All new episodes will be published in our new feed. Subscribe here: http://hyperurl.co/secretlifeofcanada.
Shout Out to Kenojuak Ashevak
Aug 29 • 2 min
Bonus! Meet Kenojuak Ashevak, the world-renowned and multi-award winning artist and first lady of Inuit Art.
The Secret Life of New Brunswick (Translated)
Aug 29 • 41 min
How would we get anything done if not for New Brunswickers? Visit the country’s only bilingual province and meet the Acadians, the Maliseet, and generations of migrant workers. Hear local French dialects, and learn for yourself why NB’s “drive-through”…
The Secret Life of New Brunswick (Bilingual)
Aug 29 • 42 min
How would we get anything done if not for New Brunswickers? Visit the country’s only bilingual province and meet the Acadians, the Maliseet, and generations of migrant workers. Hear local French dialects, and learn for yourself why NB’s “drive-through”…
Shout Out to Beryl Potter
Aug 29 • 3 min
Bonus! Meet Beryl Potter, an early activist and advocate for rights of persons with disabilities who didn’t take no for an answer.
The Secret Life of Niagara Falls
Aug 29 • 33 min
We dive into one of Canada’s most-visited tourist destinations—and self-professed honeymoon capital of the world—Niagara Falls, Ontario. First, we explore the falls’ geological formation and how they were divided between Canada and the United States.…
Shout Out to Les Mouches Fantastiques
Aug 29 • 2 min
Meet Elsa Gidlow and Roswell George Mills, creators of North America’s first LGBTQ publication, Les Mouches Fantastiques.
The Secret Lives of Subversive Women
Aug 29 • 30 min
This episode might be the strangest piece of Canadiana we’ve found yet: and warning, it’s not suitable for children. First, we go deep down a rabbit hole to investigate Bear by Marian Engel, a novella that won the Governor-General’s Literary Award decades…
Shout Out to Abby Hoffman
Aug 29 • 2 min
Bonus! Meet Abby Hoffman former Olympian and trailblazer.
The Secret Life of Birchtown
Aug 29 • 38 min
What we do really know about the history of black people in Canada? Sure, there’s the Underground Railroad and the jazz prowess of Oscar Peterson—but what else? How about 200 years of slavery in Canada; the first race riot in North America; the false…
Shout Out to Susan Olivia Poole
Aug 29 • 1 min
Bonus! Meet Susan Olivia Poole, the first Indigenous woman to receive a patent with an invention that has been sold all over the world.
The Secret Life of Ipperwash
Aug 29 • 31 min
Ah, dock life—a crackling fire and the sound of loons on the water. But where does cottage country come from? In one part of Ontario, we look at how the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation were pushed off their land to make way for cottages,…
Shout Out to Rosemary Brown
Aug 29 • 2 min
A new episode is coming soon! But before that happens, we need to shout out someone wonderful named Rosemary Brown.
The Secret Life of Banff
Aug 29 • 35 min
How did Banff come to be? A look back at how Indigenous people were kicked off their land—and then how the national park was built by the forced labour of interned Ukrainian-Canadians. Skiing at Lake Louise will never feel the same again.
Introducing The Secret Life of Canada
Aug 28, 2016 • 0 min
A podcast that looks at all the people, places and events regularly left out of Canadian history. Hosted and written by Leah-Simone Bowen & Falen Johnson, produced by Katie Jensen.