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This Week in Canadian History (March 26-April 1)

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

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This Week in Canadian History (Feb 27-Mar 4)

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

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Toronto’s Built & Unbuilt Heritage

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:

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Cenotaph Project: Little Trinity Anglican Church

To the glory of God and in loving memory of 70 men from this parish who laid down their lives in The Great War 191419 and in grateful remembrance of those who shared its dangers.

Erected A.D. 1921

Major Canon H.C. Dixon

Rector

Little Trinity Anglican Church

King Street E at Trinity Street, Toronto ON.

The Cenotaph Project is an effort to record as many Canadian war memorials as possible. If you have a photo you’d like to share, please visit the About section to contact me.

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