Published On: Jul 06,2020
In 1897, Berlin, Ontario — now Kitchener — unveiled a bust of Kaiser Wilhelm I in a downtown park. After the First World War broke out, the statue disappeared, and the city reckoned with its Germanic ties.
Published On: Jun 27,2020
1879, Emily Stowe was criminally charged with administering poisons to induce a miscarriage — the courtroom battle that followed was marked by sexism, hypocrisy, and gross incompetence.
Published On: Jun 08,2020
On April 5, 1912, Rosenthal was beaten to death with a hammer. Gibson was convicted of the crime, but a large group of Canadians — some from the victim’s own family — started a movement for clemency.