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The Discover Library and Archives Canada podcast episodes showcase treasures from our collection; guide you through our many services; and introduce you to the people who acquire, safeguard and make known Canada's documentary heritage.

 
Black and white photograph of a Nursing Sister beside two soldiers.

Episode 63 / 2020-09-21

Call to Duty: Canadian Nursing Sisters (length: 56:13)

We speak with LAC archivist Laura Brown about the exceptional role of Canadian Nursing Sisters in the First World War.

Download MP3 of episode 63 (54 MB)

 
Black and white photograph of a young boy playing the trumpet.

Episode 62 / 2020-08-06

Upcoming Episodes, 2020 (length: 4:09)

Here's a sneak peek at the exciting episodes we are currently preparing for you!

Download MP3 of episode 62 (4 MB)

 
Profile photography of a young woman wearing a Javanese headdress.

Episode 61 / 2020-05-14

I leave you Éva Gauthier (length: 51:10)

Influenced by her journeys abroad, Canadian singer Éva Gauthier helped shape modern music in North America.

Download MP3 of episode 61 (48 MB)

 
Black-and-white photograph a man wearing boxing gloves.

Episode 60 / 2020-01-29

Tommy Burns: The Hanover Heavyweight (length: 49:08)

Explore the exciting journey of Canadian boxer Tommy Burns, the shortest man ever to hold the world heavyweight title.

Download MP3 of episode 60 (46 MB)

 
Black-and-white photograph of a man smiling 

Episode 59 / 2019-12-23

Tom Longboat is Cogwagee is Everything (length: 1:03:37)

Explore the extraordinary life of Six Nations Indigenous runner Cogwagee, also known as Tom Longboat.

Download MP3 of episode 59 (61.1 MB)

 
Black-and-white photograph a man at war writing a letter 

Episode 58 / 2019-11-19

Canada's Continuing Memory (length: 0:55:30)

Discover how LAC acquires documentary heritage, by looking at some recently acquired Second World War items.

Download MP3 of episode 58 (52 MB)

 
Black-and-white photograph of two men in front of a microphone 

Episode 57 / 2019-11-07

Upcoming Episodes, 2019-2020 (length: 0:05:20)

Here's a quick rundown on some of the things we've planned for the coming months.

Download MP3 of episode 57 (5 MB)

 
Bill Miner's mugshot 

Episode 56 / 2019-08-28

Bill Miner: Last of the Old Time Bandits (length: 1:04:40)

A train holdup on May 8, 1906, set off one of the largest manhunts in Canadian history.

Download MP3 of episode 56 (59 MB)

 
Colour image of a puppet that resembles Prime Minister John Diefenbaker 

Episode 55 / 2019-06-27

Prime Ministers and the Arts (length: 47:33)

A new exhibition reveals a fascinating side to our former prime ministers and their relationship with the arts.

Download MP3 of episode 55 (44 MB)

 
Black-and-white drawing of a vehicle resembling a flying saucer. There are various annotations, measurements and dimensions written on the paper. 

Episode 54 / 2019-05-29

UFOs at LAC: The Falcon Lake Incident - Part 2 (length: 59:22)

Experts discuss the UFO sighting on May 20, 1967, at Falcon Lake, Manitoba.

Download MP3 of episode 54 (54 MB)

 
Black-and-white drawing of a vehicle resembling a flying saucer. There are various annotations, measurements and dimensions written on the paper. 

Episode 53 / 2019-05-15

UFOs at LAC: The Falcon Lake Incident - Part 1 (length: 1:02:17)

Experts discuss the UFO sighting on May 20, 1967, at Falcon Lake, Manitoba.

Download MP3 of episode 53 (58 MB)


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