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John Mercer Johnson (October 1, 1818 – November 8, 1868) was a politician in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada and a Father of Confederation. He represented Northumberland in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1868 as a Liberal member.  He was born in Liverpool, England and brought at an early age to Chatham, New Brunswick by his father, where he became a lawyer in 1850. He represented Northumberland County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1850 to 1865.

John Mercer Johnson (October 1, 1818 – November 8, 1868) was a politician in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada and a Father of Confederation. He represented Northumberland in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1868 as a Liberal member. He was born in Liverpool, England and brought at an early age to Chatham, New Brunswick by his father, where he became a lawyer in 1850. He represented Northumberland County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1850 to 1865.

Robert Laird Borden, premier ministre de la Puissance du Canada ( 1911-1920 )  CONSCRIPTION : la Loi sur le service militaire conscrit tout Canadien adulte de 20 à 35 ans pour le service outremer

Le 1er avril 1918 — Émeute à Québec contre la conscription : résistance politique ou culturelle ?

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Sir John A. Macdonald  1st Prime Minister of Canada while still a Colony of Great Britain"We are a great country, and shall become one of the greatest in the universe if we preserve it; we shall sink into insignificance and adversity if we suffer it to be broken."

Sir John A. Macdonald 1st Prime Minister of Canada while still a Colony of Great Britain"We are a great country, and shall become one of the greatest in the universe if we preserve it; we shall sink into insignificance and adversity if we suffer it to be broken."

James Cockburn, QC (February 13, 1819 – August 14, 1883) was a Canadian Conservative politician, and a father of Canadian Confederation.  He was born in Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the English - Scottish border and emigrated to Canada with his family at the age of 13. After attending Upper Canada College and Osgoode Hall, he established a law practice in Cobourg, Ontario. In the 1850s, Cockburn was elected to the town council.

James Cockburn, QC (February 13, 1819 – August 14, 1883) was a Canadian Conservative politician, and a father of Canadian Confederation. He was born in Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the English - Scottish border and emigrated to Canada with his family at the age of 13. After attending Upper Canada College and Osgoode Hall, he established a law practice in Cobourg, Ontario. In the 1850s, Cockburn was elected to the town council.

Alexander Mackenzie, PC (January 28, 1822 – April 17, 1892), was a building contractor and newspaper editor, and was the second Prime Minister of Canada, from November 7, 1873 to October 8, 1878.

Alexander Mackenzie, PC (January 28, 1822 – April 17, 1892), was a building contractor and newspaper editor, and was the second Prime Minister of Canada, from November 7, 1873 to October 8, 1878.

William Lyon Mackenzie King - Wikiwand

William Lyon Mackenzie King | Wikiwand

William Lyon Mackenzie King OM CMG PC , commonly known as Mackenzie King, was a Canadian statesman who was the most influential politician in the country from the 1920s through the 1940s. He served as the tenth prime minister of Canada in 1921–1926, 1926–1930 and 1935–1948. He is best known for his leadership of Canada throughout the Second World War when he mobilized Canadian money, supplies and volunteers to support Britain while boosting the economy and maintaining morale on the home…

Sir Wilfrid Laurier, seventh Prime Minister of Canada, in 1906. Betcha $5 if you can name what $ bill he's on;)   (33 Colourized Photos That Make Canadian History Come To Life)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier, seventh Prime Minister of Canada, in 1906. Betcha $5 if you can name what $ bill he's on;) (33 Colourized Photos That Make Canadian History Come To Life)

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Today is Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers. The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual beings) were given by the Creator the responsibility of watching over human beings. The seven grandfathers sent a messenger to earth to assess the condition of…

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Fun Facts About Canada [Infographic]

Fun Facts About Canada [Infographic]

Check out our infographic on some of the most fascinating facts about one of our favourite countries!