Louis Riel

Former Métis MP Dies In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. - The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples says a high profile Métis leader who was elected to Parliament died Friday in the south Okanaga...

LOOK: Rare Louis Riel Photos Turn Up In Australia

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Politics

Rare images of Louis Riel and Manitoba in the 1860s and 1870s turned up recently at an Australian auction of memorabilia from the American civil war. ...

Supreme Court To Hear Case 140 Years In The Making

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - More than 140 years after the guns were put away, the last battle in the rebellion that brought Manitoba into Confederation is about to be fo...

Canadian History Just Bunk to Make a Buck

Mark Bourrie | Posted 09.12.2011 | Canada
Mark Bourrie

Don't feel guilty if you couldn't pass the silly Canadian history trivia tests that ran in most of the country's newspapers recently. A lot of people in governments, universities and publishing companies make good salaries working with Canadian history every day don't care much about it, either.