Old Winnipeg, A History in Pictures

Old Winnipeg CTV interview

Christine Hanlon, joins CTV News Winnipeg to talk about some surprising discoveries she made researching the history of Winnipeg for her new book Old Winnipeg, A History in Pictures.

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New book explores demolished buildings, sites of Winnipeg's history

CBC News · Posted: Oct 11, 2020 7:09 AM CT | Last Updated: October 11


The Transcona Cordite Plant, one of the places featured in Christine Hanlon's new book, stood from 1941 to 1945. People who worked there helped make explosives during the Second World War, Hanlon said. Those explosives were used to blow the building up after the war ended. (Submitted by Christine Hanlon/Manitoba Archives)

A book launching later this month shows a new side of Winnipeg by diving into its history.

"It was a real voyage of discovery," said local author Christine Hanlon, who spent hours combing through archives to find the more than 140 photographs that would make up her new book, Old Winnipeg: A History in Pictures.

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Book of Donair serves up history and more about iconic kebab

Donair GLobal Halifax

Global News chats with author and "food nerd" Lindsay Wickstrom about her new book the documents the donair. In Book of Donair, Wickstrom explores the history of the donair, and the people who shaped this Halifax-born kebab into the iconic Canadian street food it has become.

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