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  • Sir John Franklin

    Sir John Franklin

    After Royal Navy captain Sir John Franklin disappeared in the Arctic in 1846 while seeking the Northwest Passage, the search for his two ships, Erebus and Terror, and survivors of his expedition be...

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  • Fire Canoes

    Fire Canoes

    Anson Northup, the first steamboat on the Canadian prairies, arrived in Fort Garry in 1859. Belching hot sparks and growling in fury, it was called "fire canoe" by the local Cree. The first steam-p...

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  • The Fur-Trade Fleet

    The Fur-Trade Fleet

    In mid-July 1925, the SS Bayeskimo ran into heavy drift ice at the entrance to Hudson Strait. The ice carried her north, squeezing the steamer and testing the strength of her rivets. Helpless until...

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  • A Long, Dangerous Coastline

    A Long, Dangerous Coastline

    On September 8, 1923, seven US Navy destroyers rammed into jagged rocks on the California coast. Twenty-three sailors died that night. Five years earlier, the Canadian Pacific passenger ship Prince...

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  • Polar Bears

    Polar Bears

    Around the Arctic Circle, polar bears are at the top of the food chain. They have no natural enemies and are fearless, living on the ice and hunting seals—their favourite food—with matchless cunnin...

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