Tag Archives: America

Canada: Fact or Fiction – Who was here first?

Stories from our archives: Over 20 years ago, On Top of the World reviewed the history of the occupation of Canada. Who was here … Continue reading

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USA: Massachusetts – In the footsteps of John F. Kennedy

We take a trip back to the 60s to Boston and Cape Cod to explore the villages, beaches, and family homes that inspired John … Continue reading

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Prince Edward Island – Confederation Circus, Green Gables and White Sands

A real live circus nearly scuppered the ambitions of politicians when they sailed into PEI and tried to negotiate Confederation – but booze and … Continue reading

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Florida — Wet and Wild

Our search for wildlife takes us to Florida to visit one of the largest zoos in North America. Here at Tampa Bay they built … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 15: Aftermath — Building the Rideau Canal

Although the War of 1812 is over there is still concern that the Americans might invade again and the British remain vulnerable to attack … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 4: The Battle of York

During the War of 1812 an American squadron attacks York (today’s Toronto) and burns the fort and government buildings. The British retaliate.

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