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Author: Craig Baird

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From the simplest farmer to the craziest outlaw, there are many amazing stories to tell from Canada's history.
Join me as I delve into the many interesting stories that Canadian history has to tell.
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Canada and Polio

Canada and Polio

2021-01-1637:58

From 1910 to 1955, polio was an increasing threat that left thousands handicapped, killed hundreds and was an ever-present danger for Canadians of all ages. But Canada would play a huge role in ending this worldwide threat. Today, I look at Canada and polio. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37 YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/canadianhistoryehx  
Today, I speak with John Macfarlane, who wrote a book with Lynn Salmon about Capt. George Voss, the man who took a dugout canoe around the world, from Victoria, BC to London, England. Find this great book here: https://www.amazon.ca/Around-World-Dugout-Canoe-Captain/dp/1550178792 Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx for $3/month or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/canadianhistoryehx Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Today, I speak with acclaimed director Loretta Todd, whose film Monkey Beach premiered on Crave TV on January 6. We talk about Indigenous filmmaking, Monkey Beach, Coyote Science and much more. Find Monkey Beach on the Crave streaming app. Support the podcast for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @bairdo37 YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/canadianhistoryehx  
From the moment Europeans arrived, they brought with them a deadly disease called smallpox. For the next 350 years, the disease would spread through the continent, decimating the Indigenous populations that had no immunity. Today, I look at smallpox and the Indigenous Support the podcast for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @bairdo37
From the Battle of Cut Knife, to the noted artist who lived nearby, to the many historic sites around the community, Maidstone, Saskatchewan has a unique history that is well worth checking out. This episode is sponsored by the Town of Maidstone Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Since he first reached our homes as Sgt. Davis on Corner Gas, Lorne Cardinal has continued to stay busy. From a recurring role on FBI: Most Wanted, to his work with Corner Gas Animated, to his new production company Thru and Through Films, Cardinal is a busy man. Today, I spoke with him about his career. Thru And Through Films: www.throughandthrufilms.com  Lorne Cardinal: www.lornecardinal.com Monique Hurteau: www.moniquehurteau.com Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com  
Today, I speak with Bob Joseph, the president of Indigenous Corporate Training and the author of 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act.  Get the book here: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07BR968DH/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_liI8FbSNFZMT5 Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Kosmos 954

Kosmos 954

2021-01-0223:41

On Jan. 24, 1978 the residents of the NWT, Alberta and British Columbia saw something streaking through the sky. Little did they know that it was a Soviet satellite spreading radioactive debris across a 600-km long path. Today, the story of Kosmos 954. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @bairdo37
Today, I speak with Jeremy Torrie, the director of the The Corruption of Divine Providence, which was released this year and stars several notable actors including Tantoo Cardinal.  We talk about the film, making movies amid Covid and what is coming next for the director. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Today, I speak with environmental filmmaker and the creator of The Green Channel, Scott Renyard. We talk about the streaming service, what we can do to help the planet and how films and documentaries do their part in educating us. Learn more about The Green Channel at http://greenchannel.tv Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @bairdo37
Today, I take a different look at the Hudson's Bay Company and explore how it impacted the Indigenous people of Canada, from its founding in 1670 all the way up to today.  Support the podcast for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @bairdo37
Today, I speak with Professor Jean Barman of the University of British Columbia about her book On The Cusp of Contact, which is a collection of articles she has written about the history of the Indigenous people of British Columbia following joining Confederation. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Today, I speak with Canadian comedy legends Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, creators of the fantastic Kenny vs Spenny. We talk about their recent special on CBC Gem called Paldemic, as well as Kenny vs Spenny and their upcoming New Year's Eve special.  Get your tickets for their Jew Year's Heave special (Dec. 31 3pm EST - 5pm EST) here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kenny-spenny-jew-years-heave-live-stream-event-tickets-131086636659 Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
From Hannah Gale, the first woman elected to a city council, to Kim Campbell, our first female prime minister, Canada has had over a century of women reaching important political posts at all levels of government. Today, I look at some of those women. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Instagram: @bairdo37
Today I speak with actor, director, dancer and DJ Keilani Rose. Appearing in several television shows, she is also involved in many projects including new projects such as her film FLIMSY and her upcoming film project Breathe.  Visit her site at https://www.keilanielizabethrose.com Support for $3/month: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Website: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Today, I speak with Antonio Cayonne, who has starred on Prison Break, The X-Files, iZombie and more. This month, he is the lead in the Hallmark movie Christmas In Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing.  We talk about his life, career and how we can make the most of our time right now. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx ($3/month) Website: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/canadianhistoryehx Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Shanawdithit

Shanawdithit

2020-12-1217:05

She is the last-known full-blooded Beothuk in history and her drawings and stories helped preserve her culture from being lost to history. Today, I look at the fascinating and tragic life of Shanawdithit.  Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/canadaehx for $3/month or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
From the nearby site with hundreds of ancient Indigenous carvings, to dinosaur eggs, to a history that includes being under eight different flags, Milk River has a fascinating history that stretches right up to today.  Today, I look at that history. This episode is sponsored by the Town of Milk River. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @bairdo37
Today, I speak with Alan Doyle, the lead singer and songwriter of Great Big Sea. We talk about COVID-19, what he is up to and his new book All Together Now. Find his book here: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B08CTG3K13/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Support the podcast for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
Today on the podcast, I speak with Dr. Colin Read about the 1837/1838 Lower and Upper Canada Rebellions. While the rebellions had a massive impact on the future of Canada, they are largely forgotten by the general public today.  Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/canadaehx for $3/month or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird Instagram: @Bairdo37
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