Richard Foot

Richard Foot

Richard Foot is Halifax-based journalist and author, he was a founding staff member of the National Post and a senior national affairs writer for Postmedia News. He has a special interest in Canada's military history, and has interviewed D-Day veterans on Juno Beach, Canadian peacekeepers in Kigali and soldiers in Kandahar. He's seen 12 of Canada's 13 provinces and territories and lived in five of them. He's been "Screeched in" by the mayor of Gander, Newfoundland, has wrestled a rodeo calf with his bare hands, and once received an $800 speeding ticket for driving too fast on an Ice Road in the Arctic.

Articles by Richard Foot

Photo of the wreckage of a fatal bus crash carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team
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Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash
Somalia Affair
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Somalia Affair
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Les Éboulements Bus Crash
Canadian soldiers at Vimy in German wire entanglements
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Battle of Vimy Ridge
Juno Beach
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D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
HMCS Fredericton
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Canadian Forces Bases
Canadian Prisoners of War
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Canada and the Battle of Hong Kong
Bourassa, Robert
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Robert Bourassa
Province of Canada, 1841─67
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Canada East
John Molson
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Molson Coors Brewing Company
Canadian Parliament
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Senate of Canada
Battle of the Somme
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Canada and the Battle of the Somme
Supreme Court and Parliament
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Singh Case
Minnie Affleck
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Canada and the South African War
Menin Gate
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Canada and the Second Battle of Ypres
Canada in Afghanistan
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Canada and the War in Afghanistan
Battle of Passchendaele
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Canada and the Battle of Passchendaele
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CP Rail Crew Bus Crash
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
René Lévesque
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René Lévesque
Halifax Explosion
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Halifax Explosion
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Ile Ste.-Croix: The Birth of Acadia
Infantry, near Nijmegen, Holland
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Stories of Remembrance: Alex Colville
Mulroney and Mandela
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Nelson Mandela: A soft spot for Canada
G.F.G. Stanley
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Editorial: The Stanley Flag and the “Distinctive Canadian Symbol”
Battle of Paardeberg
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Paardeberg Day
Charlie Martin
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Canada on D-Day: Juno Beach
The Abbaye Ardenne, in the Normandy countryside south of Juno Beach, 2012.
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Normandy Massacres
Victoria Cross
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Battle of Cambrai
Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Currie
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Battle of Mons
The Unknown Soldier Monument
Editorial
Canada's Unknown Soldier
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Motor Vehicle Disasters in Canada
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Canada West
King and Laurier
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Election of 1917
War Monument
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Stories of Remembrance: Arthur Hiller
Catriona LeMay Doan
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Stories of Remembrance: Catriona Le May Doan
Canada in Afghanistan
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Stories of Remembrance: Chris Hadfield
Wounded at the Somme
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Stories of Remembrance: Mary Walsh
Paul Gross
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Stories of Remembrance: Paul Gross
Mike Myers
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Stories of Remembrance: Mike Myers
Italian Campaign
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Stories of Remembrance: Farley Mowat
Norman Jewison
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Stories of Remembrance: Norman Jewison
War Monument
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Stories of Remembrance: John Ralston Saul
Unknown Soldiers
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Stories of Remembrance: Marc Garneau
Lynn Johnston
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Stories of Remembrance: Lynn Johnston
Vera Frenkel's Body Missing installation
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Stories of Remembrance: Vera Frenkel
Oil, Saskatchewan
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Saskatchewan Party
Giant Mine
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Giant Mine Murders
David Spencer
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David Spencer and Christine Lamont Case
Bathurst High School
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Bathurst High School Tragedy
Canada Pins
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Lost Canadians
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La Maison des Canadiens
Flag of the American Indian Movement
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Anna Mae Pictou Aquash
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Canadian Peacekeepers in Rwanda
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Eastman Bus Crash
Mike Duffy, November 2007.
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Canadian Senate Expenses Scandal
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Dorion School Bus–Train Crash
Somalia Affair
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Canadian Peacekeepers in Somalia