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Louis St. Laurent

By 1948, Canada was 81 years old and in all that time, it had only one francophone prime minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. That would finally change upon the retirement of William Lyon Mackenzie King, who chose Louis St. Laurent to succeed him in the...

Newsy Lalonde

One of the first stars of the NHL and arguably one of the greatest players of the first half of the 20th century, Newsy Lalonde would go down in hockey history as not only a great player, but also a very colourful one. The man who would become known...

Frederick Loft

Called one of the greatest Indigenous activists of the first half of the 20th century, the name Fred Loft is not known as well as others in Canadian history. Despite this, he is still impacting Canadian and Indigenous life to this very day. Today, I...

R.B. Bennett

From 1921 to 1948, three men served as Prime Minister of Canada. By far the longest was William Lyon Mackenzie King, who was in charge for over 21 years, but it was not a continuous stretch for King. Instead, King saw his time in office broken up by...

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