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Episode List


Season 6

Oct. 2012
Richard Pierpoint
Richard Pierpoint was a formerly enslaved Black Loyalist who, at age 68, enlisted black men to fight in the War of 1812.
18 Jun. 2013
Queenston Heights
October 13, 1812, Mohawk Chief John Norton and 80 Grand River warriors surprised hundreds of advancing American soldiers and skirmished with them for hours until reinforcements arrived and the battle was won.
11 Jan. 2014
Sir John A. Macdonald
Sir. John A. Macdonald, George-Étienne Cartier and George Brown discuss how to go about uniting the colonies in British North America. The Charlottetown Conference is featured, and highlights the final push toward Canadian confederation.
11 Jan. 2014
Sir George-Étienne Cartier
George-Étienne Cartier was a dominant figure in the politics of Canada East (now Quebec) overseeing its entry into Confederation.
6 Nov. 2014
Winnipeg Falcons
A team of Icelandic-Canadians serve in the First World War before bringing home the very first gold medal in Olympic hockey.
14 May 2015
Nursing Sisters
Nursing Sisters serve at the No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital in France during the First World War.
21 Sep. 2015
Terry Fox
Terry Fox inspires the nation with his Marathon of Hope, a cross-country run to raise money for cancer research.
2 Feb. 2016
Viola Desmond
The story of Viola Desmond, an entrepreneur who challenged segregation in Nova Scotia in the 1940s.
21 Jun. 2016
Chanie Wenjack
The story of Chanie "Charlie" Wenjack, whose death sparked the first inquest into the treatment of Indigenous children in Canadian residential schools.
21 Jun. 2016
Naskumituwin (Treaty)
The making of Treaty 9 from the perspective of historical witness George Spence, an 18-year-old Cree hunter from Albany, James Bay.
20 Oct. 2016
Kenojuak Ashevak
As a founding member of Cape Dorset's famed print making cooperative, Kenojuak Ashevak introduced Inuit art to the world (1927-2013).
8 Mar. 2017
Edmonton Grads
The Grads challenge the self-proclaimed 'world champions' the Cleveland Favorite Knits to a two game tournament in 1923. They would go on to become the most successful team in Canadian sports history.
20 Jun. 2017
"Boat People" Refugees
A family escapes persecution in Vietnam, traveling by boat to a Malaysian refugee camp before finding a new home in Montreal (1980).

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