A Year of Canadian History – May

In this post, I continue my project for 2017, discussing interesting Canadians who lived around 1867 (the time of Confederation) in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday this year.  For the month of May, I chose to do a little research into Adelaide Hoodless. Many of Adelaide’s important activities took place well after 1867, but sheContinue reading “A Year of Canadian History – May”

A Year of Canadian History – April

Welcome to the fourth instalment of my year-long blogging project celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday.  Each month, I am choosing something (or someone) new to learn about relating to Canada around the time of Confederation (1867).  In January, I looked at how Canada looked like from a geographical perspective in 1867 (much smaller than today).  Then,Continue reading “A Year of Canadian History – April”

A Year in Canadian History – March

For this month’s post in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday this year, I have chosen to write about Sir John A. Macdonald’s second wife, Agnes.  Much more is known about Agnes Macdonald than John A.’s first wife so I won’t go into a huge amount of detail about her life here.  Check out the links atContinue reading “A Year in Canadian History – March”