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Paul Martin Sr.

Paul Martin Sr.

His son served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006, but despite that high post, it can easily be said that Paul Martin Jr.’s father had a much bigger impact on Canada. For decades, he was the right-hand man to prime ministers, and he helped shape...

North of 60

In the early 1990s, when Canadians watched Road to Avonlea, Street Legal, or The Red Green Show they saw mostly white characters, living in Eastern Canada. That all changed Dec. 3, 1992, when a man moved from Vancouver to the Northwest Territories...

William Pipes

So, we have reached the fifth premier in our series for Nova Scotia. After this, we will be covering the first five British Columbia premiers. I skipped Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, the fifth premier of Nova Scotia since I covered his life in...

Henrietta Edwards

Only seven months after Alberta became a province in April 1906, a woman stood in front of the members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. She was presenting her Dower legislation, which if passed, would give new property rights to married women...

Simon Holmes

We have now moved on to our fourth premier of Nova Scotia. Over the course of the first decade of Nova Scotia, the province went through three premiers, which tends to be a lot in a decade. Our fourth premier, Simon Holmes, took the province into...

Charlotte Small

On Oct. 10 of 2022, I decided to do a day road trip to Rocky Mountain House, Alberta which is well known as the place of “Where Adventure Began” because it served as a launching point for many explorers. It is a small community, located...

Canada A Yearly Journey: 1893

On Feb. 7, Joseph Pearce was born in Brantford, Ontario. He would serve in the First World War, reaching the rank of Major before being injured and returning home to Canada. Back home, he earned a master’s degree from the University of Toronto and...

Philip Hill

Once again, I scoured what I could online, but there was little information and most of it just repeated what other sources stated. After Annand resigned as premier of Nova Scotia, Philip Carteret Hill succeeded him as premier of Nova Scotia...

Canada’s Space History

In November 1995, high above Earth’s atmosphere, 358 kilometres to be exact, a young mustachioed Canadian was at the controls of a device installing a 4,100-kilogram Russian-built docking module. While on the white blanketed surface of his homeland...

Canadian History Ehx

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