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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 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)

 
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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)

 
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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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