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.
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.
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…
The History of Canadian Thanksgiving (Infographic)
Today is Thanksgiving in Canada. Obviously, it's on a different day and month than our neighbours to the south who have theirs on the fourth Thursday in November. Ours is on the second Monday of October. But it wasn't always on Monday or even in October. In fact, Thanksgiving in Canada has been in April,…
Collection Croquis des symboles du Canada. la culture canadienne avait esquissé ensemble. illustration Voyage avec doodle lettrage.
Image de la catégorie Collection Croquis des symboles du Canada. la culture canadienne avait esquissé ensemble. illustration Voyage avec doodle lettrage. Image 56096529.
The Seven Grandfathers
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…