Apr 3, 2014 | 2:04Ron James Show Jessemee Video
Ron James Show Jessemee Apr 3, 2014 | 2:04In this webisode, Ron tells the story of Canada’s least lucky town: Jessemee, Ontario. Over the years, Jessemee faced floods, tornadoes and earthquakes, but finally hit some good luck in 1914 when it became the Syphilis Capital of Canada.
Apr 3, 2014 | 1:49Ron James Show The Cupcake Klondike Video
Ron James Show The Cupcake Klondike Apr 3, 2014 | 1:49In this webisode, Ron talks about the lesser-known rush that followed the famous Klondike Gold Rush – the Gentrification Rush – in which artists and young families flocked to the Yukon for cheap housing prices and affordable rent.
Mar 10, 2014 | 1:52Ron James Show Northwest Passage Video
Ron James Show Northwest Passage Mar 10, 2014 | 1:52In these Canadian History Minutes, history nut Ron James takes us on a tour of the real history of Canada, detailing fantastical tales about our nation’s past and the people who made it great. In this webisode, Ron tells the story of one Franklin Pud, a staple of the 1960s Toronto folk scene, who set out to pen the ultimate tribute song to St. John Franklin’s
doomed voyage, until he too became frozen in the icy seas of writer’s block.