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: Season 6, Episode 5- Homecoming

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 5- Homecoming The following is a Plot Summary and Analysis of Season 6, Episode 5 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.   [SPOILER ALERT!]    Plot Summary In the Money Pit area, Craig Tester watches as the men of Choice Drilling bore another exploratory hole called HI4. He tells driller Mike Tedford that he doesn’t the expect core samples to yield anything of interest until “at least 90 feet”. Tester’s expectation suggests that Borehole HI4 must be adjacent to Robert Dunfield’s backfilled Money Pit crater- a 100-foot-wide hole which reached a depth of
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The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 4- A Legacy Revealed

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 4- A Legacy Revealed The following is a Plot Summary and Analysis of Season 6, Episode 4 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.  [SPOILER ALERT!!!]   Plot Summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWZYhoWKY9IThe Fellowship of the Dig meets in the War Room, where Gary Drayton displays the supposed crossbow bolt which he and Mike West discovered on Lot 26 the previous episode. Laird Niven opines that the artifact is hand-crafted and “really finely made”. Craig Tester remarks that the artifact’s good condition is not necessarily indicative of modernity, as “the quality of iron back then just
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The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 3- Depth Perception

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 3- Depth Perception The following is a plot summary and analysis of Season 6, Episode 3 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.   [SPOILER ALERT!]    Plot Summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQAqxikSdCEJack Begley and Peter Fornetti watch as the crew of Irving Equipment Ltd. assemble a crane on a newly-constructed concrete pad at Smith’s Cove. The narrator explains that this crane will be used to build a cofferdam which will enable the Oak Island crew to excavate the beach. Marty Lagina then explain, in an interview, that a major problem with all previous Smith’s Cove cofferdams
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The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 2- Gold Rush

The Curse of Oak Island: Season 6, Episode 2- Gold Rush The following is a plot summary and analysis of Season 6, Episode 2 of the History Channel’s TV series The Curse of Oak Island.   [SPOILER ALERT!]    Plot Summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmKrQQ6jJgQRick Lagina and Gary Drayton pay a visit to Dan Blankenship’s home on Oak Island. In Blankenship’s kitchen, they find the veteran treasure hunter in conversation with Marty Lagina. Rick and Gary interrupt their companions to show them the bejeweled brooch discovered at the end of the previous episode on Oak Island’s Lot 21. As Dan and Marty examine the artifact, the narrator reminds us
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