Dec 30, 2019
He was there when the Red Baron was shot down, saved hundreds of lives in the Race Against Death, participated in The Hunt for the Mad Trapper and above it all, had an immense impact on the history of aviation in Canada, and the history of Canada itself.
Today, I look at the legendary Wop May.
Music by Kevin Macleod...
Dec 25, 2019
It was a pretty amazing year for Canada in 1874. Two future prime ministers were born, Riel was denied his seat in the House of Commons and some guy named Bell invented the telephone.
Music by Kevin...
Dec 23, 2019
George Orton was born and raised in Canada, but he would compete in the 1900 Olympics for an American university.
One of the greatest runners of his time, he took home first place in the steeplechase and would become Canada’s first Olympic champion.
Unfortunately, no one really knew for 77 years.
This is his...
Dec 20, 2019
Magog and its history dates back over 200 years, all thanks to the American Revolutionary War. Along the way since then, they have had some great people, and some interesting characters, pass through the community.
That isn’t even mentioning the monster that lives below the waves along the shores of Magog.
Dec 18, 2019
It started off as a plan to get 300 NWMP officers to the Canadian west to bring law and order.
It became a legendary ordeal for those officers and recruits thanks to plagues of grasshoppers, dying horses, near starvation and much, much more.
This is the story of the March West of 1874, a near disaster that threatened to...