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Frank Patrick

Through the early history of hockey and the NHL, two brothers would have a massive impact on the game. Their impact is felt to this day and their name’s are synonymous with hockey. They are Frank and Lester Patrick. Next season, I will talk about...

Julie Payette

Through its history, the Governors General of Canada had come from many backgrounds. There were academics, soldiers, broadcasters and politicians. Very little changed in regard to the profession of the vice-regal until Canada received its first...

The Expulsion of the Acadians

The Duke William was travelling across the Atlantic Ocean in October 1758, towards France, in a convoy of nine other vessels, loaded with 360 people who had been torn from their home and forced to find a home elsewhere. Those on the ship had spent a...

David Johnston

For the first time in the 21st century, Canada would have a male Governor General. In fact, when David Johnston took over from Michaelle Jean in 2010, he was the first male Governor General in 11 years. As well, in a marked change from the 20th...

Canadian History Ehx