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In this segment from 2019, we looked at the relevance of the Indian Act. Created more than 150 years ago, the legislation has structured relations between the federal government and Indigenous people for generations. And in the eyes of many, its purpose was and still is, to assimilate, control, and even destroy the people and communities that come under its jurisdiction. In 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to scrap it. That hasn't happened. What should be done about the archaic laws?
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When the summer beach season ended, Port Dover became a sleepy little town. That changed in 1981 when a small group of motorcyclists came together on Friday the 13th. Now, over 100,000 bikers gather in this lakeside community every Friday the 13th.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.