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Oh Canada, Canada! is a bi-weekly 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 bi-weekly 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.
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Canada

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Oh Canada, Canada! is a bi-weekly 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.

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English


Episodes

Oh Canada, Canada : The Bluenose

9/8/2017
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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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=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
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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 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
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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 Intro and outro music credit: www.intoinfinity.org

Duration: 00:33:29


Oh Canada, Canada: Edmonton Grads

6/9/2017
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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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=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 Podcast Episode 5 - What's up, Heritage Minutes?

5/5/2017
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Duration: 00:25:32


Oh Canada, Canada: Jacques Cartier

3/9/2017
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In this episode, Jerry and Kim introduce themselves before retracing the steps of Canada’s “founder” Jacques Cartier, from his early days as a competent sailor to his true claim to fame as a bumbling, colonizing kidnapper. visit www.ohcanadacast.com for all of our show notes and references for this episode. Intro and outro music credit www.intoinfinity.org

Duration: 00:48:18