Author: Jeremy Jagusch

Alix Alberta, whats in a name?

In the history of Live History, we have performed in so many cities and towns that I had never heard of.  One of the coolest parts of the job was learning about these places! As with any of our shows, we try to learn as much about our short term adopted home away from home Read More

Legends of Laurier House

Did you know that one of the first speeding tickets issued in Canada hangs in Laurier House in Ottawa? It’s true! It was issued on February 8th in 1910 for going at a breakneck speed of over 16km an hour. Oh, it was issued to Zoe Laurier the wife of former Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier. Read More

Untold Secrets: HMCS Haida – Tribal Class Destroyer

I’m going to let you in on an old Live History trade secret… I dare say it’s my favourite of all of Live History’s secrets.  The entire crew of the Canadian of the tribal class destroyer ship HMCS Haida became honorary Texans. On November 9th, 1949 the ship saved the co-pilot and crew of a Read More

That phone call

By Jeremy Jagusch, Live History head writer It all started with a phone call. Anytime the subject of Live History comes up, either from seeing a shirt or hoodie I’m wearing (available at our online store found here) or whatnot, the natural question is always something to the effect of “how did you get involved Read More

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