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The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't.

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The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't.

    Introducing: CBC Podcasts in Class

    Introducing: CBC Podcasts in Class

    Free teaching resources have been developed for select episodes of The Secret Life of Canada! If you — or someone you know — teaches high school history, geography, civics or Indigenous Studies, visit cbc.ca/teachingguides to learn more.

    • 1m
    S2: The Nanny

    S2: The Nanny

    Who has been looking after Canada’s kids? We find out that Indigenous women and women from all over the world took on this job, and none of their stories follow the plot line to Sound of Music. From Confederation to present day, has anything changed for these workers? For books referenced in this episode please visit our website at cbc.ca/secretlifeofcanada

    • 41 min
    S2: Shout out to Autumn Peltier

    S2: Shout out to Autumn Peltier

    It's our first shout out to a living youth leader! Meet Anishnabe-kwe Autumn Peltier. Greatly influenced by her great aunt Josephine Mandamin, Autumn has been using her voice to advocate for water rights since she was 8 years old. Today, we learn a little more about this phenomenal water warrior and International Children’s Peace Prize nominee.

    • 4 min
    S2: Your Letters

    S2: Your Letters

    A mailbag episode! You asked and we answered your burning history questions which took us to the Cowichan sweater, Cheezies, the legacy of Hawaiian Canadians in B.C and one guy named Portuguese Joe.

    • 29 min
    S2: Shout out to Atuat Akittirq

    S2: Shout out to Atuat Akittirq

    As Nunavut marks 20 years as a territory, Leah and Falen shout out mother, grandmother, educator, knowledge keeper and award winning artist Atuat Akittirq.

    • 3 min
    S2: The Indian Act

    S2: The Indian Act

    What is the Indian Act and why Canada still have it on the books? The Secret Life team looks at the roots of this complicated policy, which after 143 years is still embedded in Canadian identity, from the policy that led to the Act to how it still impacts Indigenous identities today.

    • 44 min

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