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May 26, 2023

Amid the tension of the Cold War, caught between capitalism and communism, Canada and the Soviet Union, young Canadian diplomat Gary J. Smith must navigate the rink, melting the ice between two nations skating a dangerous path.

May 19, 2023

 In the autumnal darkness of October 6, 1894, an unseen figure rang the doorbell at the Parkdale home of a well-to-do Toronto family and then shot Frank Westwood in his doorway.

Weeks later, Clara Ford, a Black tailor and single mother known for her impeccable work ethic, resolute personality, and predilection for...

May 12, 2023

Dennis interviews Tommy John and Rob Ehman at Shyster's Tavern in Langham,  Saskatchewan. 


May 5, 2023

What happened in 1907 that led to racist and violent demonstrations against the Asian immigrant communities in Vancouver? How can we make sure something like it doesn’t happen again? 

Based on his 360° Riot Walk, Henry Tsang has curated a book that combines essays and photography to shine a light on the darkness...