John A. Macdonald

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The Globe and Mail
Getting to know the lesser-known and forgotten Canadian influencesMost Canadians know the stories of John A. Macdonald, Laura Secord and Terry Fo
Getting to know the lesser-known and forgotten Canadian influences
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Most Canadians know the stories of John A. Macdonald, Laura Secord and Terry Fox. But Ronald Rudin, a professor at Concordia’s Department of History, doesn’t want to hear those histories. Instead, he has launched Lost Stories, an initiative to... Read more
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Dundas Star News
The story so far: 170 years of the Specparty yearned for a publication in town that would champion the conservatism of
The story so far: 170 years of the Spec
Dundas Star News / Posted 15 days ago
party yearned for a publication in town that would champion the conservatism of a promising young lawyer in Kingston named John A. Macdonald — not yet Sir John A. The sales pitch might not have sounded terribly attractive to Smiley: Hamilton... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Peninsula area grads net leadership awardsEight local high school grads received Sir John A. Macdonald Student Leadership
Peninsula area grads net leadership awards
Peace Arch News / Posted 17 days ago
Eight local high school grads received Sir John A. Macdonald Student Leadership Awards last week. The award is presented to students in their graduating year who have demonstrated excellence in their studies and have displayed leadership qualities... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jason Kenney, Alberta PC leadership hopeful, gets Stephen Harper's blessing, the biggest of all booststo the stage in the swansong of his political career, the end of the line for t
Jason Kenney, Alberta PC leadership hopeful, gets Stephen Harper's blessing, the biggest of all boosts
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 days ago
to the stage in the swansong of his political career, the end of the line for the longest-serving prime minister since Sir John A. Macdonald. In his short address to the enthusiastic crowd, Harper wants to take “a little moment on Alberta.” Here... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Verandah festival returns to Ridgetownporches, greeting guests and sharing some information about her life. In subse
Verandah festival returns to Ridgetown
Sarnia Observer / Posted 21 days ago
porches, greeting guests and sharing some information about her life. In subsequent years poet Archibald Lampman, Sir John A. MacDonald and Lewis Carroll - all brought back to life by Tom Butler - charmed luncheon guests. In 2010 Art in the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Get wild about science at the librarypolitical machinations of Kennedy, John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson during t
Get wild about science at the library
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 22 days ago
political machinations of Kennedy, John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson during the Cold War. Staking claims to a Continent: John A. Macdonald, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and the making of North America by James Laxer offers insight on an... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Abuzz with change3 – at the eastern end of the park – is expected to start in a couple of years.
Abuzz with change
Dundas Star News / Posted 25 days ago
3 – at the eastern end of the park – is expected to start in a couple of years. It will include moving the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald from the west side of John Street to the east side. As part of Phase 2, the city plans to erect a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Political parties are slowly dyinghas defied conventional wisdom and most of the elites by voting to exit the Eur
Political parties are slowly dying
Calgary Sun / Posted 28 days ago
has defied conventional wisdom and most of the elites by voting to exit the European Union. What, in the name of Sir John A. Macdonald, is going on? The ground that is shifting under the feet of corporate, political and academic elites is... Read more
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CBC.ca
Justin Trudeau's Canada Day debut and the patriotic debateConservatives embraced different icons: the military, hockey, the Arctic, the W
Justin Trudeau's Canada Day debut and the patriotic debate
CBC.ca / Posted 29 days ago
Conservatives embraced different icons: the military, hockey, the Arctic, the War of 1812, the Fathers of Confederation, John A. Macdonald, the Queen. The 30th anniversary of the charter was not particularly acknowledged. The citizenship guide... Read more

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