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History ‘n’ Hockey: Vimy Ridge

History ‘n’ Hockey: Vimy Ridge

On this day in Canadian history, the Battle of Vimy Ridge began. On April 9 ,1917, 70,000 Canadian soldiers along with British units, launched an attack against the German-held Vimy Ridge.
History ‘n’ Hockey: Newfoundland Enters Confederation (3 photos)

History ‘n’ Hockey: Newfoundland Enters Confederation (3 photos)

On this day in Canadian history, in 1949, Newfoundland entered Confederation, becoming Canada’s 10th province.

History ‘n’ Hockey: Millionaires cash in on Stanley

On this day in Canadian history, in 1915, the Vancouver Millionaires won the Stanley Cup. Prior to this season, the Stanley Cup was claimed through a challenge system among the country’s collection of amateur hockey associations.
History ‘n’ Hockey: The Maurice Richard Riot

History ‘n’ Hockey: The Maurice Richard Riot

On this day in Canadian history, in 1955, the “Richard Riot” erupted in Montreal.
History ‘n’ Hockey: Vollick takes flight

History ‘n’ Hockey: Vollick takes flight

On this day in Canadian history, in 1928, Eileen Vollick became the first licensed female pilot in Canada.
Hockey ‘n’ History: San Jose, sovereignty and halibut

Hockey ‘n’ History: San Jose, sovereignty and halibut

On this day in Canadian history, in 1923, Canada signed the Halibut Treaty with the United States.
Column: Japanese internment and tonight’s Lineup

Column: Japanese internment and tonight’s Lineup

On this day in Canadian history, in 1942, the Canadian government continued with its plans to forcibly removed Japanese-Canadians from coastal British Columbia to internment camps in the interior.
History ’n’ Hockey: Avro Arrow and tonight's lineup

History ’n’ Hockey: Avro Arrow and tonight's lineup

Canadians love hockey. It's part of our history. It's part of how we see ourselves and our place among the nations of the world. Canada is hockey country.