History of Canada

History of Canada

Canadian History

Mysteries of Canada was started in 1998 as a project to help Canadians better understand the history, geography, myths and legends of their own country.  The site has grown over the years into a major site attracting visitors from all across Canada and the rest of the world.  The site is used by 50+ schools across the country to help teach language, writing and history.  It is used internationally as a language training asset.  Certain stories and images from this site have been used in newspapers, TV, history books and other media.

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The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down; Season 6, Episode 16- Detour

The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down; Season 6, Episode 16- Detour The following is a Plot Summary and Analysis of Season 6, Episode 16 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.   [SPOILER ALERT!]    Plot Summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WU_BektqVMYThe Fellowship congregates in the War Room, where the boys inform Craig Tester via video conference of the results of the dye test conducted the previous episode. After some discussion, Marty Lagina concedes that the rust-coloured fluid discovered at Smith’s Cove is “consistent with a flood tunnel that’s plugged”. Paul Troutman then suggests that the supposed flood tunnel’s entrance might be beneath the concrete
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The Phenomenon of Lost Time in Canada

The Phenomenon of Lost Time in Canada I was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the summer of 1992, and spent my first four years growing up in the so-called "Rain City". In those days, many American movie and TV production companies shot their films in Vancouver and Toronto instead of Los Angeles or New York City, apparently in an effort to take advantage of the lowly Canadian loonie.One project which began filming in Vancouver and nearby Squamish, British Columbia, when I was fresh out of the incubator was a TV show called The X-Files. This science fiction drama revolves around
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The Traverspine Gorilla- A Wildman From Labrador

The Traverspine Gorilla- A Wildman From Labrador There is an old tradition among the various Inuit tribes of Alaska, Northern Canada, and Greenland which holds that the North American Arctic was once home to a race of primitive giants called Toonijuk. Physically, these people were said to be immensely powerful, and could easily carry full-grown seals on their backs. They did not live in tents or igloos, like the Inuit, but rather in circular stone pit-houses roofed with whale ribs and animal skins.Legend has it that, in ancient times, the Inuit began to hunt down the Toonijuk and greatly reduced their

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 15- Dye Harder

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 15- Dye Harder The following is a Plot Summary and Analysis of Season 6, Episode 15 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.   [SPOILER ALERT!]    Plot Summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUn0zKMUBtc&feature=youtu.beThe Oak Island crew meets with Danny Smith of ROC equipment at the Money Pit area, where a huge sinkhole has developed overnight in the vicinity of the H8 caisson. Smith explains that his boss, Vanessa Lucido, is currently discussing the situation with Mark Monahan of Irving Equipment Ltd. and that the two contractors are working on a solution to this new setback.Later, Rick Lagina
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The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 14- Voyage to the Bottom of the Cenote

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 14- Voyage to the Bottom of the Cenote The following is a Plot Summary and Analysis of Season 6, Episode 14 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.   [SPOILER ALERT!]    Plot SummaryRick and Marty Lagina meet with Terry Matheson and Laird Niven at Smith’s Cove, where the concrete wall discovered in Season 6, Episode 12 has been fully uncovered. It is revealed that the treasure hunters attempted to locate the end of the supposed box drain discovered in Season 6, Episode 10, but met without success. Marty Lagina puzzles over the
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