Terry Fox : One Of The Most Famous Canadians Of All Time Running The Marathon Of Hope 1980

Terry Fox hoped to raise one dollar for each of Canada’s 24 million people, a goal he met despite being forced to end his run after 143 days and kilometers when his cancer spread to his lungs. He died nine months after being forced to end his marathon.

I've never seen the Queen with such a genuine smile!    (Queen Elizabeth II & Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre Trudeau)

In one of the iconic photos from the Star’s photo archives donated to the Toronto Public Library, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau appears reluctant to share Queen Elizabeth’s umbrella during a 1977 royal visit in Ottawa.

Three Fathers of Confederation: George Brown,  Sir George Étienne Cartier, and Sir John A. Macdonald. #canadianhistory #cdnhistory

George Brown Vs. Sir John A. Macdonald

Three Fathers of Confederation: George Brown, Sir George Étienne Cartier, and Sir John A.

Shaman and Disciples by Norval Morrisseau (1979). #canadianart #firstnationsart #woodlandart

Norval Morrisseau

Morrisseau’s “Shaman and Disciples,” McMichael Canadian Art Collection) was completed during an artist residency in Tom Thomson’s shack at the McMichael; Morrisseau identified the central figure in this painting as a self-portrait.

Despite the fact that George Brown and Sir John A. Macdonald hated one another, the two were able to come together for Confederation purposes. What started the feud and were they ever able to resolve their issue? #canadianhistory #cdnhistory

George Brown Vs. Sir John A. Macdonald

Despite the fact that George Brown and Sir John A. Macdonald hated one another, the two were able to come together for Confederation purposes. What started the feud and were they ever able to resolve their issue?

A look at Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George Étienne Cartier's friendship. #cdnhistory #canadianhistory

Macdonald and Cartier

Sir John A. Macdonald's birthday was last week, and Canada celebrates it. But why do we celebrate him and not Cartier?

Sir John A. Macdonald and his wife travelling to British Columbia.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Sir John A. Macdonald’s Complex Legacy

Sir John A. Macdonald and his wife travelling to British Columbia.

A drunk Macdonald trampling over Canada with “Send me another $10,000” written on his palm. (1873).

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Sir John A. Macdonald’s Complex Legacy

Taken from the cover of Jill Downie’s biography, A Passionate Pen: The Life and Times of Faith Fenton----one of Canada's first investigative female journalists.

Spotlight: Faith Fenton

Taken from the cover of Jill Downie’s biography, A Passionate Pen: The Life and Times of Faith Fenton----one of Canada's first investigative female journalists.

"George Brown" (Hark, a vagrant: 184) by Kate Beaton.

George Brown Vs. Sir John A. Macdonald

"George Brown" (Hark, a vagrant: by Kate Beaton.

The oldest version (May 21, 1844) of The Globe available online. Source: Archives of Ontario. George Brown founded the Globe.

George Brown Vs. Sir John A. Macdonald

The oldest version (May of The Globe available online. Source: Archives of Ontario. George Brown founded the Globe.

Spotlight: Dr. Norman Bethune – All About Canadian History

Spotlight: Dr. Norman Bethune

Spotlight: Dr. Norman Bethune – All About Canadian History

Spotlight: Dr. Norman Bethune

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