If you`d had the opportunity to ask shipbuilder Melancthon Simpson which was the best-known ship he`d ever built, he`d likely have had a hard time answering.
Tom Villemaire, Special to Postmedia Network
On Dec. 30, 1922, Angelina Napolitano walked out of Kingston Penitentiary, a free woman. She was 39.
Everyone knows about Billy Bishop, Canada’s First World War fighter ace. Bishop has two airports named after him — the original, near his hometown of Owen Sound, and the other in Toronto, downtown on Toronto Island.
George Washington enjoys a pretty good reputation today.
Canadians' enthusiastic response to the revival of the long-form census last month suggests statistics are cool again.
Despite being comparatively closer to Europe and home to many of Canada's early settlers, eastern Ontario was a tough place to make home.
It was during Holy Week in 1636 that Amantacha -- a young Huron man, who made a strong impression on his community and the Jesuit and Recollet priests he worked with -- was captured by a raiding party of Iroquois and disappeared.