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1812 – Part 14: Discovery Harbour and Penetanguishene

Even though the Treaty of Ghent had been signed at the conclusion of the War of 1812, the British were still concerned that the … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 11: The Sinking of the Nancy

A former Canadian fur trading vessel, HMS Nancy was the only ship left in the Upper Great Lakes after the Battle of Lake Erie. … Continue reading

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Canadian Beaver dines out on national emblem controversy

While the debate rages as to whether the industrious Beaver should continue to have pride of place as Canada’s national emblem, this guy is … Continue reading

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