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The Nine Years’ War in Canada- 1688: Setting

Back to The Nine Years' War in Canada. The Nine Years' War in Canada- 1688: Setting The Political StageBack in 1688, the political landscape of Western Europe looked nothing like it does today. France was the world’s leading superpower, led by the powerful Catholic monarch Louis XIV. Although King Louis was on
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The Nine Years’ War in Canada

The Nine Years' War in Canada   1688 Setting   1689 The Acadian Theatre The St. Lawrence Theatre The Newfoundland Theatre The Hudson Bay Theatre   1690 The Acadian Theatre The St. Lawrence Theatre The Newfoundland Theatre The Hudson Bay Theatre   1691 The Acadian Theatre The St. Lawrence Theatre The Newfoundland Theatre The Hudson Bay Theatre   1692 The Acadian Theatre The St. Lawrence Theatre The Newfoundland Theatre The Hudson Bay Theatre   1693 The Acadian Theatre The St. Lawrence
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3 Canadian Mad Scientists

3 Crazy Canadian Inventors Although better known for its hockey players and comedians, Canada has a long and proud history of producing world-class scientists whose discoveries and inventions caused paradigm shifts in their respective fields. From Sir Frederick Banting, whose 1921 discovery of insulin revolutionized treatment for diabetes, to the engineers
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Canada’s Lost Worlds

Canada’s Lost Worlds All around the world, folklore is replete with tales of lost lands which modern explorers have failed to relocate. Since Classical Antiquity, Greek scholars have written about Atlantis, a bygone island continent in the Atlantic Ocean whose inhabitants besieged ancient Athens before their homeland sank into the sea.
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14 Magnetic Hills in Canada

14 Magnetic Hills in Canada Canada is full of strange places, from the Headless Valley in the Northwest Territories, where tales of lost gold, evil spirits, and headhunting monsters abound, to Oak Island, Nova Scotia, the site of Canada’s longest-running treasure hunt. Among the most mystifying of these creepy locales are
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Top 5 Canadian Conspiracy Theories

Top 5 Canadian Conspiracy Theories  When it comes to conspiracy theories, our southern neighbour is undeniably king. Did U.S. Naval Intelligence have advance knowledge of the attack on Pearl Harbor? Was John F. Kennedy really assassinated by a lone gunman? Was the moon landing a hoax? These questions hardly scratch the
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New 2019 Book- Mysteries of Canada: Volume I

Mysteries Of Canada: Volume I I'm very pleased to announce that my latest book, MysteriesOfCanada: Volume I, is now out and available for purchase on Amazon.This book is essentially a collection of articles that I submitted to the website MysteriesOfCanada.com in 2018, which I have altered slightly for the sake of
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The Great Canadian Myth

The Great Canadian Myth From Fox News to CNN, mainstream media outlets across North America are abuzz with the story of a tense encounter between a MAGA hat-wearing high school student and a drum-wielding Native American veteran which took place outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., last Friday (January 18,
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Prince Rupert of the Rhine

Prince Rupert of the Rhine The oldest name on our list of ‘Famous People who Canadian Places are Named After’ is that of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the namesake of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and of the vast district once controlled by the Hudson’s Bay Company: Rupert’s Land. The Winter Prince Prince
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Famous People Who Canadian Places are Named After

Famous People Who Canadian Places are Named After Like all countries that began as European colonies, Canada is filled with cities, regions, roads, and buildings named after once-influential people whose stories Canadians have largely forgotten. The names of these places appear so frequently in conversation that we seldom pause to consider
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