Ep 1 - A Fortune Found

Northern Gold

Drawn to the area's newly discovered gold deposits, the immigrants that helped found the city of Timmins, Ontario faced immense prejudice and discrimination. This treatment led to the controversial practice of highgrading during the Golden Age of mining in the 1920s-40s. As miners continued to work in hazardous conditions, northern Ontario gold fueled the economic boom in the south. Coarse Language.
Aired:
Aug 16, 2019