Canadian Hero: Terry Fox, shown during his run across Canada to raise money for cancer research in had to stop his journey just west of Thunder Bay, Ont., when his cancer returned and spread to his lungs.
Source: Photograph, Foster Hewitt, Foster Hewitt was a broadcaster for the National Hockey League. The NHL was created in Most players were Canadian. This was a very popular pastime for people all over the nation.
Gordon Lightfoot and Anne Murray. Library and Archives Canada, MIKAN no.
Sir John A. MACDONALD ~ He was the first Prime Minister of Canada. The dominant figure of Canadian Confederation, his political career spanned almost half a century. Macdonald served 19 years as Canadian Prime Minister.
"Wait for me Daddy" by Claude P. Dettloff - October 1 A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father.
“When the White man came we had the land & they had the Bibles, now they have the land & we have the Bibles.” Chief Dan George – Indian chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada. He was also an author, poet, Academy Award-nominated actor & film director.