- Welcome to the Acadiensis Blog. We are a forum for historians of Atlantic Canada to share their ideas and thoughts about Atlantic Canadian history and methods with each other and the public at large.
- Peter Toner reviews Anna Kearney Guigné’s The Forgotten Songs of the Newfoundland Outports: As Taken from Kenneth Peacock’s Newfoundland Field Collection, 1951-1961.
- Throwback Thursday: Robert McIntosh, “The Boys in the Nova Scotian Coal Mines: 1873-1923”
- No ordinary teacher: A remembrance of Terry Punch
- Andrew Parnaby reviews Andrew Molloy and Tom Urbaniak, eds. Company Houses, Company Towns: Heritage and Conservation
- Canada: The Story of Us panel discussion
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Category Archives: TBT
With the Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station receiving some bad press – it’s been dubbed a “disaster” on the CBC – today’s Throwback Thursday piece, “A River Runs Through It: Churchill Falls and the End of Newfoundland History,” is an … Continue reading
The devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray have displaced the population of an entire city, many of whom are expatriate Atlantic Canadians who left this region in search of better economic opportunities out west. Today’s Throwback Thursday piece – Patricia Thornton’s … Continue reading
In recognition that April 28 is Canada’s Day of Mourning for workers who have lost their lives on the job, today’s Throwback Thursday piece is Ian McKay’s “The Realm of Uncertainty: The Experience of Work in the Cumberland Coal Mines, … Continue reading
Canada’s immigration (and refugee) policies are once again in the headlines and attracting widespread public interest and commentary. In today’s Throwback Thursday piece, Heather Steel reminds us that concerns over immigration are, unfortunately, nothing new: https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Acadiensis/article/view/10600/11217
On Monday, November 9, Atlantic Canada lost one of its foremost historians when Ernest Forbes passed away. Ernie was a great champion of the place of the Maritimes in the Canadian historical narrative, and any historian of Canada – whether … Continue reading
With another Canadian federal election upon us, it is a good time to turn our attention to a previous campaign. In the Spring 1979 issue of the journal, Colin Howell examined “W.S. Fielding and the Repeal Elections of 1886 and … Continue reading