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Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth catches adeptly a sovereign who has become a little tired and distracted behind the eyes. Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television Production UK

The Crown series 3 review: Olivia Colman shines as an older, frumpier Elizabeth

A first look at the new series of The Crown finds a changing of the guard, with a fresh cast. Increasingly, in this series, the public hold Elizabeth and the royal family more accountable.
Treaty 4, which covered present-day southern Saskatchewan and a small part of western Manitoba was negotiated and signed at Qu'appelle Lakes. Here Saulteux from Upper Assiniboine River, Oct. 16, 1887 were promised for every ‘man, woman and child $1,200 …blankets and other articles.’ (Library and Archives Canada/Natural Resources Canada fonds/PA-050799).

Historical lawsuit affirms Indigenous laws on par with Canada’s

A recent historical win for Ontario First Nations against the government of Canada is as significant for the legal process, which took into account Anishinaabe law, as it is for the win itself.
Claire Sermonne as Louise de Rohan in the television series Outlander. Left Bank Pictures, imdb

How accurate are the costumes in TV period dramas?

From The Crown to Outlander to classics such as Pride and Prejudice, clothes make a period drama. In The Crown, historical accuracy was crucial; other shows incorporate modern elements.

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