A day late, admittedly, but here’s the week! March 26, 1885 - The North-West Rebellion began at The Battle of Duck Lake, near modern-day Rosthern, Saskatchewan. Superintendant Lief Crozier and his force of approximately 100 North West Mounted Police and Prince Albert Volunteers were flanked by Gabriel Dumont and a larger Métis force. 12 Government forces […]
Feb 27, 1965 – Québec signs an international entente with France on co-operation in the education field; the entente is particularly important in light of issues surrounding sovereignty and power within a federal state. Feb 28, 1712 - Louis Joseph de Montcalm, Marquis of Montcalm, leader of the French forces at the Plains of Abraham, was […]
Last night I again found myself across the city at Fort York National Historic Site to attend another session in their “Parler Fort Speaker Series.” You may remember a previous post I did from another event – The Fenian Threat & Contribution to Canadian Identity. Last night’s session featured John Bentley Mays, author of Emerald City: […]
To the glory of God and in loving memory of 70 men from this parish who laid down their lives in The Great War 1914-19 and in grateful remembrance of those who shared its dangers.
Erected A.D. 1921
Major Canon H.C. Dixon
Little Trinity Anglican Church
King Street E at Trinity Street, Toronto ON.
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