History

January 21, 2022
On what would have been his 100th birthday, we remember the legacy of former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Lincoln Alexander with former Ontario premier Bob Rae and Erika Alexander.
Published On: January 20, 2022
The city’s first Chinatown developed in the early 1900s, but the roots of the city’s Chinese community go back even further.
January 19, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way people documenting their lives with photographs.
Published On: January 19, 2022
An 1883 crime led to a dubious conviction and botched execution. Twenty years later, would another suspected killer hang?
Published On: January 06, 2022
Valerie Andrews was 16 years old when she entered a Toronto home for unwed mothers. Now, she’s making sure that stories like hers won’t be forgotten.
Published On: January 05, 2022
In life, Morris Wohansky ran a dry-goods business. In death, he shocked Ontario with a gravestone that adjured workers to unite — and sparked an anti-communist panic.
Published On: December 21, 2021
From lordly turkeys to Bill Davis’s famous cheese ball, Christmas dinners have modernized with the times.
December 13, 2021
Honouring the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong and the Canadian soldiers who became prisoners of war in that battle.
Published On: November 30, 2021
In 1996, the most unlikely Liberal contestant emerged victorious at Maple Leaf Gardens.
November 17, 2021
Author Michael Ignatieff discusses his new book, "On Consolation: Finding Solace in Dark Times."
November 11, 2021
What's being done to bring Afghan interpreters to Canada?
November 11, 2021
Marc H. Stevens discusses his book, "Escape, Evasion and Revenge: The True Story of a German-Jewish RAF Pilot Who Bombed Berlin and Became a POW."
November 11, 2021
Forensic anthropologist Sarah Lockyer discusses the painstaking task of finding and identifying lost soldiers.
Published On: November 11, 2021
On the hunt for draft dodgers, military police led an incursion at a seminary near Guelph — generating front-page headlines and divisive religious debate.
Published On: November 11, 2021
Military squads participated at all levels of the sport — but a partnership with the National Hockey Association caused drama on and off the ice.
Published On: November 10, 2021
You may not have heard of her — but her act of resistance helped lead to the first anti-slavery legislation in Canada.
Published On: November 08, 2021
Sixty years ago today, John P. Robarts became Ontario’s 17th prime minister — and started transforming the province.
November 03, 2021
Michael Coren discusses his new book, "The Rebel Christ."