By Mark Reid
Each Canadian is familiar with a handful of dates that modified our country—July 1, 1867; November eleven, 1918; September 28, 1972—but our nation’s historical past, now greater than 50,000 days lengthy, runs a lot deeper than these iconic moments. From politics and wars to ordinary mess ups, innovations and activities, this hugely readable and wonderfully designed album bargains an interesting and insightful portrait of lifestyles in all elements of Canada. that includes a beautiful array of color and black-and-white photos, a hundred Days that modified Canada is a sublime souvenir and a necessary addition to each library.
Contributors comprise Michael Bliss, Stevie Cameron, Adrienne Clarkson, Tim prepare dinner, Charlotte grey, Ken McGoogan, Dick Pound, Bob Rae, Peter Mansbridge, Rona Maynard, Peter C. Newman, Margaret Wente and Brian Williams.
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32. RG 8, Vol. 1303, Kirkland to Wetherall, 21 May 1849. 33. RG 8, Vol. 80, No. 15, Wetherall to James Leslie, 21 May 1849. 34. RG 8, Vol. 1303, Kirkland to Wetherall, 21 May 1849. 35. RG 8, Vol. 80, No. 10, Wetherall to Kirkland. 36. Punch in Canada (Montreal), 1 (1849): 96, 99. 37. Gazette, 9, 15 June; 14, 16, 18 August 1849. 38. Punch in Canada, 1: 124. 39. Gazette, 25 August 1849. 40. Pilot (Montreal), 25 August 1849. 41. Gazette, 5 September 1849. 42. Pilot, 25 August 1849 43. Gazette, 29 September 1847.
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