A History of the Biggest Mining Boom in Canadian History - The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History

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WITNESS TO YESTERDAY
The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History

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A History of the Biggest Mining Boom in Canadian History
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In this podcast episode, Greg Marchildon interviews Charlie Angus, the author of Cobalt: Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower. Published by House of Anansi Press in 2022, the book explores the silver mining boom in Northern Ontario radiating from the town of Cobalt between 1903 and 1921. Charlie Angus is an author, journalist, broadcaster, musician, and a politician who ran as a candidate for the leadership of the federal NDP in 2017. He was born in Timmins but moved to Toronto as a young adolescent, and then founded a punk rock band when was still in high school. He moved to Cobalt with his wife and young family in 1990 where he has lived ever since.

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WITNESS TO YESTERDAY
The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History

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