The Dionne Quintuplets born in 1934 are the first quintuplets known to survive infancy. It is believed they were all identical. Born to a poor family in Canada the government took custody and raised them in "Quintland" which became a popular tourist attraction. They later said "Our lives have been ruined by the exploitation we suffered at the hands of the government of Ontario, our place of birth. We were displayed as a curiosity three times a day for millions of tourists."

Dionne Quintuplets born at their home in Canada, 1934 and exploited by the doctor who attended. Their lives were tragic and they were treated as zoo inmates. A truly sad story.

Winnipeg the Bear, the inspiration for “Winnie the Pooh”, is seen here with Lt. Harry Colebourn when she was the unofficial mascot of a Canadian cavalry regiment in 1914.

Winnipeg the Bear, the inspiration for “Winnie the Pooh”, is seen here with Lt. Harry Colebourn when she was the unofficial mascot of a Canadian cavalry regiment in 1914 - [[MORE]] namraka: Winnipeg, or Winnie, August 1914 – 12 May was the.

The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km  (1,178 miles).

The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring km miles). I'm in Toronto and have driven on yonge st!

Orphan Children Bound for Canada In one of the most Draconian movements in the history of emigration, Britain's "surplus children," including orphans were sent to Canada as farm labour. (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/PA-41785).

unit 11 orphan children bound for Canada In one of the most Draconian movements in the history of emigration, Britain's "surplus children," including orphans were sent to Canada as farm labour. (courtesy Library and Archives

Laura Secord (September 13, 1775 - October 17, 1868) was a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams. Her name is now more often associated to the chocolate brand named after her.

Laura Secord (September 1775 - October was a Canadian heroine of the War of She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams.

Laura Smith was born to Quaker parents in Ontario, Canada. In 1825, she married Charles Haviland Jr., himself a devout Quaker. A few years after they were married, they moved to Lenawee County, Michigan.  Haviland and other members of the community helped Elizabeth Margaret Chandler organize the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society in 1832. It was the first anti-slavery organization in Michigan. The Haviland farm purportedly was the first station of the Underground Railroad established in…

Laura Smith Haviland, a devout Quaker and part of the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society. It was the first anti-slavery organization in Michigan. The Haviland farm purportedly was the first station of the Underground Railroad established in Michigan.

"1923 alleged picture of "Old Yellow Top" Reports of a large, hairy ape-like creature haunting the mining region near Cobalt in the northern reaches of Ontario are numerous and stretch back to the earliest years of human habitation. In fact, the first recorded sighting of the mysterious beast occurred just over 100 years ago, in September 1906, the same year in which the silver boom-town of Cobalt was founded..." #Sasquatch #Bigfoot

alleged picture of "Old Yellow Top" Reports of a large, hairy ape-like…

Day-tripping prospectors can ‘dig-your-own’ chunk of sparkling purple amethyst at the big rock field at Canada’s largest amethyst mine, Amethyst Mine Panorama. (Did you know amethyst has been Ontario’s official gemstone since 1975?)  Open seven days a week from May to October, a visit here is a multi-adventure of geology, history, nature exploration and hands-on digging for the perfect piece of purple rock. http://www.roamontario.ca/roam-blog/day-tripping-in-ontarios-north

Picture of purple crystals at the Amethyst Mine in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Farley Mowat was born (1921) in Belleville, Ontario. He is a conservationist and one of Canada's most widely-read authors. His works have been translated into 52 languages and he has sold more than 14 million books. He achieved fame with the publication of his books on the Canadian North, such as People of the Deer (1952) and Never Cry Wolf (1963).

Farley McGill Mowat born in Belleville, Ontario, May A conservationist and one of Canada's most widely-read authors. His works have been translated into 52 languages and he has sold more than 14 million books.

In Canada, there were ten internment Camps in total. They consisted of three road camps, two prisoner of war camps(POW), and five self supporting camps scattered throughout the country during the second World War. Prior to World War II, 22,096 Japanese Canadians lived in British Colombia; three quarters of them were naturalized or native born Canadians.

Governmental Notice to Japanese Canadians. What happened to Japanese-Americans in the US also happened in Canada to Japanese-Canadians largely due to public pressure.

The Donnelly Homestead, Lucan, Ontario, Canada  -  5 members of this family (parents & three children) brutally murdered by a mob here on Feb.4,1880 - former owners substantiate the story that horses will not pass this property on the trail, all family members have been seen over the years, footsteps and screams in the barn, objects move around

The Donnelly Homestead, Lucan, Ontario, Canada - 5 members of this family (parents & three children) brutally murdered by a mob here on Feb.4,1880 - former owners substantiate the story that horses will not pass this property on the trail, all family members have been seen over the years, footsteps and screams in the barn, objects move around

Francis " Peggy" Pegahmagabow famous Ojibwa sniper. 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He fought many battles and is a Canadian legend. Thank you for fighting for our freedom!

Legendary Ojibwa sniper unsung hero of WW I

Legendary Ojibwa sniper unsung hero of WW I.He was the most decorated First Nations soldier in the history of the Canadian military, but very few people have ever heard of Francis Pegahmagabow.

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