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Paul Martin Sr.

Paul Martin Sr.

You can support Canadian History Ehx with a donation at 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...

Canada and Polio

During the first half of the 20th century, one of the most feared diseases for parents was polio. While polio could strike anyone, at any age, it was the children under the age of five who were most at risk. From 1910 to 1955, polio upended lives...

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