Gaye Clemson

Life on Algonquin Park's Canoe Lake in the Pandemic Year 1918

Life on Algonquin Park's Canoe Lake in the Pandemic Year 1918

It was 1918, the first year of the Spanish Flu pandemic and a year after the artist Tom Thomson had died under mysterious circumstances on Algonquin Park's Canoe Lake. This episode focuses on what life was like at Canoe Lake at the time including challenges getting there, the landscape, community economics, insight into the lives of some of the key residents and a peek at healthcare challenges of the times. 

Duration: 48 min

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