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Islands of Malta: World War Two

The Islands of Malta were once again pivotal in the domination of the Mediterranean during World Wars 1 & 2. For their incredible resistance … Continue reading

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The Boreal Forest: 8. BOREAS 1992-2002

The view from space – revisiting BOREAS. While filming in the boreal forest, we connected with BOREAS one of a series of international projects … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 16: Aftermath — Fort Henry

It’s the Aftermath of the War of 1812. In 1832 the British are still concerned that the Americans might return to attack Upper Canada. … Continue reading

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Toronto #10: The Story of Government House

The story of Ontario’s Government House and the official residences of the Lt. Governor from Simcoe’s tent to the first solid structure burned by … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 14: Discovery Harbour and Penetanguishene

Even though the Treaty of Ghent had been signed at the conclusion of the War of 1812, the British were still concerned that the … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 11: The Sinking of the Nancy

A former Canadian fur trading vessel, HMS Nancy was the only ship left in the Upper Great Lakes after the Battle of Lake Erie. … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 10: Relief of Fort Michilimackinac

Following the Battle of Lake Erie when the British fleet was defeated by the Americans, Fort Michilimackinac in the Mackinaw Straits was isolated. The … Continue reading

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Billy Green and Balderdash

In the late 1790’s, the town of Newark (today’s Niagara-on-the-lake) was the capital of the Province of Upper Canada. During the American Revolution a … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 5: Rebuilding Fort York

After the Battle of York, the Americans destroyed the Fort, the Governor’s House and the Parliament Buildings. They then decided that the town of … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 3 – The Story of Billy Green

  During the War of 1812, when the Gage family was imprisoned in the basement and their Stoney Creek home taken over by American … Continue reading

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