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Got a couple of minutes to celebrate Canada Day?

Canada Day, or any day such as today, is a good time to watch two of Historica Canada’s Heritage Minutes about Sir John A. Macdonald at the Charlottetown Conference in 1864, which launched Confederation, and about Sir George-Étienne Cartier’s incredible contributions to bringing … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème – June 14, 2014

A few of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs The Future of the Canadian Archival Community by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections. From Roscommon to Canada by Joe Buggy on Townland of Origin. “They Were Only Farmers” — … Continue reading

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