Get the inside scoop! Fascinating stories about the people and artifacts behind your national human history museum.
We’ve only just found his baptismal certificate. We are still looking for his place of burial. We have no real portrait of him. Still, Samuel de Champlain has left many other traces. In this year marking the 400th anniversary of his exploration of the Outaouais, why not reflect on the life journey of this fascinating character?
For a century, the cap served as a nurse’s badge of professional honour, part of a uniform whose metaphorical and material aspects are explored by historian Christina Bates in her new book, A Cultural History of the Nurse’s Uniform.
History is about people. We can tell a lot about a nation by the individuals it admires or vilifies, puts on a pedestal or ignores. Double Take – Portraits of Intriguing Canadians prods us to take a second look at 59 Canadians we thought we knew.