Discover Library and Archives Canada: Your History, Your Documentary Heritage

Library and Archives Canada

The Discover Library and Archives Canada: Your History, Your Documentary Heritage podcast is where Canadian history, literature and culture await you. Each month, we will showcase treasures from our vaults, guide you through our many services and int...Show More

57:38 | Dec 18th, 2017

Ever wonder where Library and Archives Canada (LAC) stores, protects and preserves Canada’s diverse and rich documentary heritage? Join us for this episode as we take you on a walking tour of LAC’s Pr...Show More

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For architects and design fans, absolutely fascinating discussion of the technical challenges in building Canada’s National Archives buildin...Show More

47:20 | Nov 29th, 2017

As Canada marks its 150th year as a nation, we look back on our past with immense pride, but also with a critical eye. In this episode we teamed up with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Cou...Show More
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42:50 | Sep 7th, 2016

In this episode, we sit down with Erika Reinhardt, archivist at Library and Archives Canada, to discuss LAC’s cookbook collection. We discuss how culture and technology have shaped these books and rec...Show More

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I shared a link to this episode on the Culinary Historians web page and it had had more reshapes than anything else I’ve ever posted. Descr...Show More

49:08 | Jan 28th

Our guest today, Dan McCaffery, believes Tommy Burns is considered one of the best pound for pound boxers who ever lived. Measuring a mere 5’7”, Burns was the shortest man ever to hold the world heavy...Show More

1:03:30 | Dec 23rd, 2019

In the early 20th century, no spectator sport captivated the world like long distance running. And no runner captured the hearts of Canadians like a Six Nations Indigenous man by the name of Cogwagee ...Show More
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