history

Hydro, capitalism and tragedy

Capitalism and Canada’s historic treatment of Indigenous peoples help explain the atrocities committed against them by Manitoba Hydro





Parsing the Canadian history wars

Among the list of grievances critics of Prime Minister Stephen Harper inevitably trot out as further evidence of his profound, Machiavellian evil is the way…



Ure(k)a!

Vitalism is the doctrine that processes of living organisms are governed by unique principles due to a “vital essence” that is separate and distinct from…



The Iceman cometh

On Sept. 19, 1991, Erika and Helmut Simon, vacationers from Nuremberg, Germany, discovered a man’s body protruding from the ice in the mountains of the…


A wearable history

History is written in many forms – through buildings and books, our everyday lives, and the clothes we wear. In the latest exhibit from the…