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Oh Canada, Canada is a monthly Canadian history podcast wherein two best friends laugh, cry, and cringe (mostly cringe) as they recap and expand on Historica Canada’s Heritage Minute shorts.

Oh Canada, Canada is a monthly Canadian history podcast wherein two best friends laugh, cry, and cringe (mostly cringe) as they recap and expand on Historica Canada’s Heritage Minute shorts.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Oh Canada, Canada is a monthly Canadian history podcast wherein two best friends laugh, cry, and cringe (mostly cringe) as they recap and expand on Historica Canada’s Heritage Minute shorts.

Language:

English


Episodes

Oh Canada, Canada: Hold on a MINUTE

12/2/2020
We're taking a break but wanted to make sure you folks knew what was going on! Take care and keep loving.

Duration:00:04:00

Oh Canada, Canada: Myrnam Hospital Part 2

6/18/2020
Welcome to our Quarantine and Public Health Series! With the whole pandemic thing happening in the world, we thought we would take this time to knock out the health-focused heritage minutes and talk about the history of public health in Canada - with a little help from our friends, of course! Enjoy the second part of the Myrnam Hospital Heritage Minute podcast. Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/SDS4gD5LgKo Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook:...

Duration:00:41:58

Oh Canada, Canada: Myrnam Hospital Part 1

5/25/2020
Welcome to our Quarantine and Public Health Series! With the whole pandemic thing happening in the world, we thought we would take this time to knock out the health-focused heritage minutes and talk about the history of public health in Canada - with a little help from our friends, of course! This one ran long, so we chose to break it up into two parts: Here's part one! Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/SDS4gD5LgKo Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook:...

Duration:00:30:33

Oh Canada, Canada: Responsible Government

10/20/2019
The Canadian Federal election is on October 21st, we figured the RESPONSIBLE thing to do would be to cover the Responsible Government Heritage Minute! Heritage Minute Recap: (8:15) Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/SDS4gD5LgKo Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:08

Oh Canada, Canada: Lucy Maud Montgomery

8/2/2019
It's time for some Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute action as Kim and Jerry are joined by our resident LMM expert to talk about the life and times of the famous PEI author of Anne of Green Gables. Heritage Minute Recap: (7:10) Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/xiJJIacdF-E Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com

Duration:00:53:25

Oh Canada, Canada: James Naismith

5/30/2019
This episode, Jerry and Kim come on up and slam, as they're indeed welcomed to the jam. It's James Naismith, peach basketball! Heritage Minute Recap: (6:54) Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/xiJJIacdF-E Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:55

Oh Canada, Canada: Orphans

4/1/2019
This episode, Jerry and Kim are haunted once again by the undead spectre of colonialism. They talk about forced migration, false borders, and the potato blight. Heritage Minute Recap: (10:30) Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/H48gaLbJfxc Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com

Duration:01:16:42

Oh Canada, Canada: Laura Secord

2/22/2019
This week, Jerry and Kim talk about their favourite ice cream-maker, Laura Secord, who may have helped the British win the war of 1812. Heritage Minute Recap: (9:40) Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/_L-vL5NFkYA Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:21

Oh Canada Canada: Maple Leaf Gardens

1/13/2019
In this episode, Kim and Jerry discuss a big big hockey arena, the possible exploitation of immigrant labour, toxic masculinity in SPORT, and sexual abuse. Heritage Minute Recap: (4:45) Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/SegE6rL2m9A Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:51:40

Oh Canada, Canada: Jim Egan

8/26/2018
It's Season 2! More importantly, it's Pride week (in Ottawa)! This week, Kim and Jerry make a triumphant return to talk about the newest - and only LGBTQ2+- Heritage Minute, which is about the writer and activist Jim Egan. Heritage Minute Recap: (4:23) Heritage Minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3e5jC7yZeo Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:44:37

Oh Canada, Canada : Mailbag Edition!

10/17/2017
In this episode Jerry and Kim answer your burning questions from the ol' mailbag. Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:50:17

Oh Canada, Canada : The Avro Arrow

9/30/2017
In this episode, Jerry and Kim talk about the interceptor jet that got scrapped before it could fulfill all of Canada's aviation-based hopes and dreams, the Avro Arrow. Other topics include nuclear war, Diefenbaker's jowls, and Dan Aykroyd. Heritage Minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdOIn_IqwsE Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:56:13

Oh Canada, Canada : The Bluenose

9/8/2017
In this episode, Jerry is conspicuously absent, but Kim talks to her good friend Emily Pottie about the Bluenose Heritage Minute. Topics covered include East coast identity, bananas, the (mostly animal-based) imagery on Canadian currency, the local politics of restoring old boats, and the growing number of parallels between Justin Bieber and Bluenose II. Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/OGv0we4Z9G0 Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook:...

Duration:00:34:42

Oh Canada, Canada : Pride + Where Are The Queer Heritage Minutes?

6/30/2017
In this episode, Jerry and Kim celebrate Pride by wondering where all the queer Heritage Minutes are! They then construct a timeline of LGBTQ2S+ events throughout Canadian history, all of which would make for great Heritage Minutes. Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:42:12

Oh Canada, Canada: National Aboriginal Day and Indigenous Heritage Minutes

6/23/2017
In this episode, Kim talks about National Aboriginal Day and has a conversation with Carrington Christmas about the stories (or myths) that the Heritage Minutes tell about Indigenous peoples in Canada. Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:33:29

Oh Canada, Canada: Edmonton Grads

6/9/2017
In this episode, Jerry and Kim return to talk about the latest Heritage Minute - The Edmonton Grads. We learn more about these badass lady ballers and their road to international basketball domination. Heritage Minute: https://youtu.be/qxJcXsFxyLI Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:39:07

Oh Canada Canada: What's up, Heritage Minutes?

5/5/2017
In this episode, Kim spends *a lot* of time categorizing the Heritage Minutes so that we can talk about representation. Turns out, there's a few problems, and they are called racism, anglocentricism, non-intersectionality, and the patriarchy - but things are getting better! Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Email: ohcanadacast@gmail.com Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration:00:27:54

Oh Canada, Canada: Viola Desmond

4/20/2017
In this episode, the competent business visionary who was Viola Desmond tries to see a movie and ends up taking the Nova Scotia government to court for being racist jerks. We talk about Canada's little-known civil rights movement, segregation, Carrie Best, and about the overall story the gender imbalance in the Heritage Minutes tells us. Heritage Minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie0xWYRSX7Y Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook:...

Duration:00:39:44

Oh Canada, Canada: Jacques Plante

4/6/2017
In this episode, Kim puts up with Jerry's hockey fanboying as they discuss this week's Heritage Minutes topic: Jacques Plante aka "Jake the Snake" (Not to be confused with Jake Roberts). They get into the history of the Montreal Canadiens goaltending legend and how his decision to wear the first goalie mask would change how hockey would be played forever. Heritage Minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcolbkAAgag Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook:...

Duration:00:33:23

Oh Canada, Canada: Joe Shuster

3/23/2017
In this episode, Kim and Jerry© discuss the life and legacy of Joe Shuster, the Canadian co-creator of Superman and human cautionary tale for copyright. In addition to being the quintessential immigrant story, Superman inspired (and continues to inspire) generations of tight-clad crime-fighting brawny dudes. Heritage Minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScFwRoLhR2s Website: ohcanadacast.com Twitter: twitter.com/ohcanadacast Facebook: facebook.com/ohcanadacast Intro and outro music...

Duration:00:25:32