This month’s Canada 150 post is about Emma Lajeunesse Albani, the first Canadian international superstar. I have to say that I had never heard of Ms. Albani before this, but she came up in a search for notable mid-19th century Canadians so I decided I would do a little research into her life. I haveContinue reading “A Year of Canadian History – August”
This month’s Canada 150 blog post is about Pauline Johnson, Canadian poet.
Tomorrow is July 1, 2017 and Canadians officially celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the beginning of our country as we know it today. 150 years ago, at noon, the Dominion of Canada was proclaimed, including New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada (now Ontario and Quebec). This is a celebration worth having, I believe, even though our past has notContinue reading “A Year of Canadian History – June”