When Voice of Fire drew flames of criticism from (some) Canadians
The acquisition of a three-striped painting known as Voice of Fire provided the spark for a controversy in Ottawa in 1990.
When the Reform Party was still getting used to the spotlight
Five months after an election that boosted their numbers and status, the Reform Party was still not entirely comfortable in the House of Commons.
Vancouver's city archives aims to preserve history. It has a colourful past of its own
The City of Vancouver Archives houses enough five-inch acid-free boxes of records to stretch eight kilometres if placed end to end. It's a long way from the archive's modest beginnings, when a mercurial figure known as Major James Skitt Matthews packed up the city's collection and took it to his house in "a fit of pique."
How the director of the new MuchMusic documentary found gold in a treasure trove of archives
The late-winter blast that blew through the Prairies in 1982
The 1977 Iggy Pop TV performance that never happened
The beer lockout that led to long lineups in 1985
Topol, icon of Fiddler on the Roof, dead at 87
Signs, slogans and seals on International Women's Day in 1975
When Victorians didn't want 'eastern people' building a mall downtown
See what New Brunswick life was like around 1940, in the digitized work of a film pioneer
My Favourite Season
From Mary Pickford to Brendan Fraser, here's every Canadian actor ever nominated at the Oscars
When Ontario tried out health insurance for pets in 1973
Why 1983 was 'one of the worst years' for university students