I lost a bid at an auction. It was on an old vintage board game that I thought was somewhat different and looked interesting. After reading the instructions on the label, I noticed the HISTORY and significance of this family game. This board game was printed and distributed by the Government of Ontario, Canada, around the 1930’s.
This kid’s or family vintage board game looks harmless enough but it had a wider mentality and thinking. The implications on Canada’s Dark past as a whole and how people thought then and unfortunately some still think today, was printed for all to see.
Canada’s Dark Past Printed on a Board Game
Like I said, this Vintage Transportation Board Game was put out by the Ontario Transportation Department and the first paragraph reads like this: Continue reading