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CBC Radio airs First World War programming

In a previous article I criticized the CBC for being ‘missing in action’ when it came to First World War centenary coverage. However my claim was nipped in the bud by CBC Radio when they aired an excellent selection of programs in the week leading up to the 100th anniversary of the assassination of […]

Researching Canadian women of the Great War years

Ontario-based author Moushumi Chakrabarty is conducting preliminary research on Canadian women during the Great War years and is looking for diaries, letters, memoirs etc, of Canadian women during that period (1914-1918). Moushumi is primarily concerned with the lives of ordinary women affected by the War and explains that “there has been […]