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.
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.
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?