The primary purpose of H-Canada is to stimulate dialogue among scholars who study Canadian history. H-Canada enables scholars in history and related disciplines to: communicate current research and research interests; discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods, and tools of analysis; and test new ideas, and share comments and tips on teaching.

Recent Content

Call for Interviews: Canadian Working Women on Strike in the 1960s and 1970s

My name is Mason Godden and I am an M.A. student in the Canadian & Indigenous Studies program at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. My thesis explores mobilizations around key Ontario strikes involving women, or women as allies from 1965-1979. By looking at feminist labour support work, this study will contribute to an understanding of labour-community mobilizations, for example how women and men organized the families of strikers and the broader community to provide essential moral and political aid to striking workers.

H-Net Job Guide, week of 16 April 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Canada.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
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AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Pierre Trudeau, Trudeaumania 50 years later - new Champlain Society podcast

*NEW*
Pierre Trudeau, Trudeaumania 50 years later

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Patrice Dutil talks with Paul Litt (Carleton University) about his book “Trudeaumania” (UBC Press) on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Pierre E. Trudeau’s first day as Prime Minister, 20 April 1968. This podcast was produced by Hugh Bakhurst and Pernia Jamshed in the Allan Slaight Radio Institute at Ryerson University.

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Borealia: A House in New Orleans: The Le Moyne Family of New France and the Foundation of the Crescent City

Recently at Borealia, Michael J. Davis wrote about how one family with roots in New France, as well as imperial politics, shaped the early history of New Orleans--this year celebrating its tercentennial. Here’s a taste of the essay: 

“Indian-Hating” & “Massive Injustice of the Most Profound Kind”: Jury Colonialism Experienced by Indigenous People from Miserable Man (Kit-Ahwah-Ke-Ni), 1885 to Colton Boushie, 2018

Recent trending news in Canadian media surrounding the not guilty verdict (& specifically the means by which it was reached) in the Gerald Stanley second-degree murder trial occasioned by the shooting death of a young Indigenous man Colton Boushie stimulated the creation of the above titled essay.

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