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The Annapolis Valley Also Has a Cornwallis problem

On January 31, 2018, Halifax removed the statue of its controversial founder and Nova Scotia Governor Edward Cornwallis. The Halifax Regional Council had voted the day...

70 Years of Students: SUB Showing its Age

Students have been Acadia’s raison d’être. Since 1838, students have been the driving force of change, be it social, economic, or physical, here in Wolfville....

Daggers at Xagħra Circle

3,500 BC no metals native to this ground but people who built their lives in...

Canadian History PSA: Sir Arthur Currie

As you may have noticed, posters pertaining to Canadian history have recently...

Faculty Feature

Dr. Jennifer Macdonald Dr. Jennifer MacDonald is our resident...

“Because It’s 2015” – A Canadian Moment

For my Post-Confederation Canadian History class (HIST 2783 x2), it was a...

Hot Chocolate: A History

Have you ever sat down at a coffee shop with your favourite cup of hot...

Origins of Halloween

Halloween is a fun time of year for many people. It is often a chilly season...