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In a special shout out for International Women's Day, The Secret Life of Canada asked listeners to share stories about the amazing matriarchs hidden in their family histories. Ah, dock life—a crackling fire and the sound of loons on the water. The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't. They do a great job at talking about heavy stuff but offering some humour when appropriate to lighten the load. Ipperwash beach is one of the longest freshwater beaches in Ontario. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Skiing at Lake... – Listen to The Secret Life of Banff by The Secret Life of Canada (Archive) instantly on your tablet, phone or browser - no downloads needed. But where does cottage country come from?
How did Banff come to be? Meet Beryl Potter, an early activist and advocate for rights of persons with disabilities who didn't take no for an answer. The Secret Life of Canada explores how Canadian Mounties became cultural heroes.
But where does cottage country come from? What is Aboriginal title? This unconventional podcast is for "people who want to have a critical discussion about Canadian history — but not fall asleep," according to Leah-Simone Bowen and her co-host Falen Johnson. Justin Chandler is TVO.org's Hamilton-Niagara reporter. Before sending his mail-in ballot, Myeengun Henry, of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, reckoned with questions of citizenship and identity — and the complexities of the 1794 Jay Treaty. The crisis is the amount of time that the friction has been boiling. It’s all just very bureaucratic. He doesn’t understand his history. TVO.org spoke with her about the play, the Ipperwash anniversary — and what has and hasn’t changed in the past quarter-century. The crisis is never the crisis. A podcast about the untold and undertold history of Canada - with a twist. These things have been heating up for so long.
Have you heard? As a history teacher, this podcast is a great additional resource and always engaging. But where does cottage country come from? Meet Kenojuak Ashevak, the world-renowned and multi-award winning artist and first lady of Inuit Art.
I really try to deconstruct what those words mean and what those policies are and explain them in very basic, understandable ways. The Secret Life of Canada's first mailbag episode! A lot of people were and still are really impacted by Ipperwash. I guess funny and sad, because that’s how some people think.
Maud without an E). And why is it still on the books? *Note: This version contains translated interviews. Meet Abby Hoffman former Olympian and trailblazer. Get Current Affairs & Documentaries email updates in your inbox every morning. First, we explore the falls’ geological formation and how they were divided between Canada and the United States. Sure, there’s the Underground Railroad and the jazz prowess of Oscar Peterson—but what else? Uploaded by TVO.org: When you co-created the play, you chose to start the story well before the 1995 boiling point, as you called it. My cohost Leah-Simone Bowen and I do this in the podcast, too. Introducing: Recall: How to Start a Revolution, The 1950s & 60s saw a wave of radical movements. In the latest episode of The Secret Life of Canada, co-hosts Leah Simone-Bowen and Falen Johnson look at the historic connection between Canada and a number of islands and countries that make up the Caribbean. I think people are now starting to recognize the pattern. The Canadian government has always been really good at dragging its heels when it comes to resolving issues with Indigenous people. Sasquatch and Ogopogo are legendary creatures of land and sea — but how exactly did they go from sacred figures in Indigenous oral histories to terrifying beasts and dopey-looking mascots?
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Leah and Falen talk to Dr. Cheryl Thompson and look at the grim legacy of the minstrel show, what “O, Canada” has to do with it, and how Canadian universities are connected.
Visit the country’s only bilingual province and meet the Acadians, the Maliseet, and generations of migrant workers. EMBED. Bonus! (Archived) S1: The Secret Life of Ipperwash Audio Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. This episode might be the strangest piece of Canadiana we’ve found yet: and warning, it’s not suitable for children. How did Banff come to be? S3: The Mounties Always Get Their Land (Part 1). ‘I know who I am’: Why this former chief voted in the U.S. presidential election, Why this First Nation bought a shipping container during COVID-19, How Moose Cree First Nation and Moosonee quelled a COVID-19 outbreak. Hosted and written by Leah-Simone Bowen & Falen Johnson, produced by Katie Jensen. So that’s how we wanted to frame this piece.
We dive into one of Canada’s most-visited tourist destinations—and self-professed honeymoon capital of the world—Niagara Falls, Ontario. Dr. Uchida went on to become a groundbreaking geneticist, transforming maternal and fetal health ... What do you have to do to get a statue in Canada? What is the rule of law? These “crises” will keep popping up because nothing is really being done. It’s so much more. Canada is full of its own weird and wonderful snacks. There was one who came back from the war after it ended. Be the first one to, (Archived) S1: The Secret Life of Ipperwash, Advanced embedding details, examples, and help, https://thesecretlifeofcanada.libsyn.com/rss, Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014). This feed contains only episodes made for Passport 2017. Following her family's forced relocation, she's used traditional skills and artistry to keep Inuit culture alive. Next, we explore first- and second-wave feminism and the lives of women in Canada during Bear’s time. Ipperwash delves into Canada’s dark colonial identity — without feeling like a history lesson. The Secret Life of Canada looks at the changing face of caregivers in Canada. What went through your head when you heard the premier say about Indigenous protesters, “You just can’t go in and just take over people’s future homes?”. How would we get anything done if not for New Brunswickers? A look back at how Indigenous people were kicked off their land—and then how the national park was built by the forced labour of interned Ukrainian-Canadians. Johnson says that Canadians need to better understand that famous conflicts, such as Ipperwash and Oka, and more recent ones in Wet’suweten and Caledonia all have roots in colonialism. Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution. In the first full episode of Season 3, Leah and Falen explore the truth behind two very old stories. Hosted and written by Leah-Simone Bowen & Falen Johnson, produced by Katie Jensen. With the help of Dr. Winona Wheeler, we dive into the early years of the North-West Mounted Police (precursor to the RCMP) and look at their complex relationship with Indigenous people that, for better or worse, continues to this day. The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't. Nunavut has the largest landmass out of all the provinces and territories in Canada - and yet, it is an area that many of us know the least about. We dive into one of Canada's most-visited tourist destinations — and self-professed honeymoon capital of the world —Niagara Falls, Ont. How we speak, how our languages sound, is informed by our environments and what’s around us. There are so many times I have found myself saying “Why didn’t I learn about this in school in Canada?” I urge every Canadian to listen to these episodes! The Mountie is one Canada’s most enduring symbols.
Land is language. He lay down in the ditch and slept beside the reserve, because he didn’t know what to do. Falen Johnson: The director, Jessica Carmichael, did a great job of doing rehearsals in the community, which is about an hour away from Blyth [home to the festival at which the play was staged]. What is the Indian Act?
Lead from the shooting range, grenades and bombs are littered throughout. Secret Life of Canada's Falen Johnson reflects on the not-so-distant past, a story told through two objects she found at her great-grandmother's house. TVO.org: When you think about the Ipperwash crisis today, 25 years on, what comes to mind? I’m trying to make the tools I wish I had growing up. John Ware’s life took him from enslavement to legend. The Secret Life of Ipperwash. Today we look into the life of Lucy Maud (L.M.) Meet Beryl Potter, an early activist and advocate for rights of persons with disabilities who didn't take no for an answer. A Japanese Canadian scientist, she was one of thousands of Japanese Canadians who were imprisoned as part of the Japanese Internment during WW1.
By October 1970, there were soldiers in the streets, communities on edge, kidnapping and terror in the headlines. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. You've never heard Leah and Falen quite like this before. But I think we do have more allies now. Bonus!
When it comes to land reclamation, protests or peaceful occupations, we don’t know what it means.