John A. Macdonald

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Belleville Intelligencer
Increased enrollment requires student shufflingre-organization within the schools is necessary. This comes just days after th
Increased enrollment requires student shuffling
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
re-organization within the schools is necessary. This comes just days after the news Grade 7 and 8 students at Sir John A Macdonald Public School are being relocated to neighbouring Centennial Secondary School due to a similar increase in... Read more
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Hamilton News
April 5, 1905: Hamilton loses a fire chief after fire rigs collideDesigners of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue were so pleased with their bronze
April 5, 1905: Hamilton loses a fire chief after fire rigs collide
Hamilton News / Posted 4 days ago
Designers of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue were so pleased with their bronze and stone triumph, they put it in the middle of King Street, just east of John Street. That decision had disastrous consequences for Hamilton Fire Chief Alexander... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Sir John A. statue unveiledPrime Minister Sir John Thompson pressed a button that lowered covering of flag
Sir John A. statue unveiled
Dundas Star News / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister Sir John Thompson pressed a button that lowered covering of flags to officially reveal the likeness of John A. Macdonald as the crowd cheered wildly. The statue was the first in Canada to honour Macdonald and has been a source... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Azeezah Kanji: ‘Canadian values’ conceal Canadian violencevalues. Canadian politicians once proclaimed the necessity of keeping out the
Azeezah Kanji: ‘Canadian values’ conceal Canadian violence
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 4 days ago
values. Canadian politicians once proclaimed the necessity of keeping out the “Africans and the Asiatics” (Prime Minister John A Macdonald), or the “lower races” that would “debase” Anglo-Saxon civilization (Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Sir John A students movingSome students at Sir John A Macdonald Public School are being relocated to neig
Sir John A students moving
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 6 days ago
Some students at Sir John A Macdonald Public School are being relocated to neighbouring Centennial Secondary School starting next week. On Tuesday students in Grade 7 and 8 were sent home with a letter for parents advising them of the move. “It is... Read more
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CBC.ca
Loud vehicles and 'pure anarchy': 2 drivers vent about Ottawa-Gatineau trafficBridge every day. He routinely sees people driving in the oncoming traffic lane
Loud vehicles and 'pure anarchy': 2 drivers vent about Ottawa-Gatineau traffic
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Bridge every day. He routinely sees people driving in the oncoming traffic lane of Lucerne and calls eastbound Sir John A Macdonald Parkway at Island Park "the worst drive in all of Ottawa." He says people routinely drive in the HOV lane... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Lamenting a language lostthe Indian people in all respects with the other inhabitants of the Dominion as
Lamenting a language lost
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
the Indian people in all respects with the other inhabitants of the Dominion as speedily as they are fit to change,” John A. MacDonald, Canada’s first prime minister, said in 1887. Cachagee also stresses that most of what has also protected... Read more
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The Sault Star
Lamenting lost languagethe Indian people in all respects with the other inhabitants of the Dominion as
Lamenting lost language
The Sault Star / Posted 10 days ago
the Indian people in all respects with the other inhabitants of the Dominion as speedily as they are fit to change,” John A. MacDonald, Canada’s first prime minister, said in 1887. Cachagee also stresses that most of what has also protected... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NDP veteran Karl Bélanger takes his leavewho are not white, or are not members of the former British Empire, is a Canadi
NDP veteran Karl Bélanger takes his leave
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
who are not white, or are not members of the former British Empire, is a Canadian value. Canada’s founding prime minister, John A. Macdonald, argued that Chinese immigrants to Canada were unfit to vote because they exhibited ‘no British instincts... Read more
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CBC.ca
Victims of communism memorial, Ottawa Hospital site on NCC board meeting agendaabout the Ottawa Hospital site, an update on the victims of communism memorial
Victims of communism memorial, Ottawa Hospital site on NCC board meeting agenda
CBC.ca / Posted 15 days ago
about the Ottawa Hospital site, an update on the victims of communism memorial and plans for a park along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. The CBC's Kate Porter and Joanne Chianello will be live blogging from the meeting. You follow in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
'Can-con bad boy' Matt Johnson: Meet the enemy inside TIFF’s gatesHis dream project, though? Why, every young Canadian filmmaker’s dream – a horr
'Can-con bad boy' Matt Johnson: Meet the enemy inside TIFF’s gates
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
His dream project, though? Why, every young Canadian filmmaker’s dream – a horror-mockumentary about Prime Minister John A. Macdonald. “It’s about H.P. Lovecraft’s father being taken in by a Quebec cult that is trying to use Canada to raise... Read more
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BC Local News
Police just miss funny money suspectthe number 10 and not 100. A close look also shows lines of the tape, instead o
Police just miss funny money suspect
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
the number 10 and not 100. A close look also shows lines of the tape, instead of a clean manufacture of a genuine note and John A. MacDonald is visible as opposed to Robert Borden. In August, two local businesses turned over counterfeit Canadian... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Police just miss funny money suspectthe number 10 and not 100. A close look also shows lines of the tape, instead o
Police just miss funny money suspect
Oak Bay News / Posted 17 days ago
the number 10 and not 100. A close look also shows lines of the tape, instead of a clean manufacture of a genuine note and John A. MacDonald is visible as opposed to Robert Borden. In August, two local businesses turned over counterfeit Canadian... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Matt Johnson: The enemy inside TIFF’s gatesHis dream project, though? Why, every young Canadian filmmaker’s dream – a horr
Matt Johnson: The enemy inside TIFF’s gates
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
His dream project, though? Why, every young Canadian filmmaker’s dream – a horror-mockumentary about Prime Minister John A. Macdonald. “It’s about H.P. Lovecraft’s father being taken in by a Quebec cult that is trying to use Canada to raise... Read more
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The Sault Star
True meaning of Labour Day -ROBINSONIf you are working a nine to five job, you have unions to thank. Did you know i
True meaning of Labour Day -ROBINSON
The Sault Star / Posted 20 days ago
If you are working a nine to five job, you have unions to thank. Did you know it was Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald, who enacting the Trade Unions Act, which legalized and protected union activity? While the nine-hour... Read more
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Billboard
The Tragically Hip's Hometown Spreads The Love for Last Showthem as their own. The historic “Limestone City” — Canada’s first capital that
The Tragically Hip's Hometown Spreads The Love for Last Show
Billboard / Posted 20 days ago
them as their own. The historic “Limestone City” — Canada’s first capital that raised the country’s first Prime Minister, John. A Macdonald, and is the birthplace of another famous musician, Bryan Adams — is where singer Downie, guitarists Rob... Read more
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CBC.ca
Cyclists, motorists, pedestrians flock to new Booth Street bridgethat way? No need to take Preston Street detour https://t.co/iJ9zW3mz7j The ne
Cyclists, motorists, pedestrians flock to new Booth Street bridge
CBC.ca / Posted 22 days ago
that way? No need to take Preston Street detour https://t.co/iJ9zW3mz7j The new bridge reconnects Albert and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, crossing the O-Train tracks near the site of the future Pimisi LRT station.Hasn't gone... Read more
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The Coast
Hiking the lineGovernors Lake and crossing (4km), roughly parallel to St. Margaret's Bay Road,
Hiking the line
The Coast / Posted 23 days ago
Governors Lake and crossing (4km), roughly parallel to St. Margaret's Bay Road, then under Highway 103 (6km), past the John A. MacDonald High School and back to St. Margaret's Bay Road. (Cross the road again and you'll enter a trail system... Read more
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BC Local News
Labour Day holiday grew from unrestmade union membership illegal. But this wasn’t your average parade; marchers s
Labour Day holiday grew from unrest
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
made union membership illegal. But this wasn’t your average parade; marchers stopped at the home of then-prime minister John A. Macdonald, literally picked up the PM and took him to Ottawa city hall by torchlight. The prime minister was well... Read more
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BC Local News
WHAT'S IN STORE LANGLEY: Appreciative of hard-workersaction underway in Toronto. Thousands marched in support of the workers and in
WHAT'S IN STORE LANGLEY: Appreciative of hard-workers
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
action underway in Toronto. Thousands marched in support of the workers and in opposition to what Prime Minister-of-the-day John A. Macdonald called a “barbarous” law. He subsequently had it repealed and Labour Day was initiated. It was originally... Read more
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CBC.ca
The case of the curious fire hydrant in the middle of the Booth Street bridgeof the new Booth Street bridge was removed this morning, just days before the r
The case of the curious fire hydrant in the middle of the Booth Street bridge
CBC.ca / Posted 25 days ago
of the new Booth Street bridge was removed this morning, just days before the roadway connecting Albert Street and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway is expected to open. The road has been closed to traffic since December 2014 as part of LRT... Read more
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Torontoist
The Telegraph and the Early Career of John Ross RobertsonAfter Brown arranged the arrest of strike leaders, the federal government swung
The Telegraph and the Early Career of John Ross Robertson
Torontoist / Posted 30 days ago
After Brown arranged the arrest of strike leaders, the federal government swung into action. Within days, Prime Minister John A. Macdonald introduced the Trade Union Act, which legalized labour unions. The result left organized labour allied with... Read more
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CBC.ca
Trudeau to speak at Ottawa funeral for Mauril BélangerBarclay Easton, will deliver eulogies. Following the ceremony, family members
Trudeau to speak at Ottawa funeral for Mauril Bélanger
CBC.ca / Posted a month ago
Barclay Easton, will deliver eulogies. Following the ceremony, family members will depart for a reception at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building near Parliament Hill. Belanger's chief of staff, Alexandre Mattard-Michaud, left, and campaign... Read more
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CBC.ca
Botched Booth St. Bridge prime example of how LRT contingency fund is shrinkingWhen the new Booth Street bridge connecting Albert Street and the Sir John A. M
Botched Booth St. Bridge prime example of how LRT contingency fund is shrinking
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
When the new Booth Street bridge connecting Albert Street and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway opens on Sunday, Sept. 4, it will not include bike lanes — despite the fact that everyone, including Mayor Jim Watson, has acknowledged that omitting some... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Viewing platform pitched for Canada’s 150th23. “We’re all here tonight because of Confederation and Parliament. Under the
Viewing platform pitched for Canada’s 150th
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 1 months ago
23. “We’re all here tonight because of Confederation and Parliament. Under the Canadian federal government and under John A. MacDonald in May 1873, they established the Northwest Mounted Police. Our city is one of the few that can claim its... Read more

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