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Province of Ontario Canada Map

Ontario is located in central eastern Canada and one of the ten provinces of Canada.  Almost 40 percent of Canada’s population lives in Ontario. Land wise it is the second largest province.

The Ouija Board of Cobden, Ontario

The Ouija Board of Cobden, Ontario Since at least the late 1800s, Western spiritualists have attempted to communicate with the spirits of the dead through so-called ‘talking boards’. These devices originally consisted of wooden boards on which were painted the letters of the alphabet, along with an essential accessory called a
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Famous Black Canadians: 8/10: Josiah Henson

Back to Ten Famous Black Canadians. Josiah Henson Although I’ve personally never heard anyone use the term in real-life conversation, every once in a while, I'll hear the name “Uncle Tom” while watching American news. This name is employed as a derogatory epithet, usually by left-leaning political pundits, against African-Americans whom they
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Famous Black Canadians: 7/10: Nathaniel Dett

Back to Ten Famous Black Canadians. R. Nathaniel Dett Robert Nathaniel Dett was born on October 11, 1882, in the village of Drummondville, Ontario, not far from Niagara Falls. His parents were both African American refugees who had fled from the U.S.A. to Canada via the Underground Railroad.Dett displayed an aptitude for music
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Vampires in Ontario?

Vampires in Ontario? There’s something special about childhood memories. Whether you like it or not, some of them are seared into your grey matter as indelibly as a rancher’s brand into a spring calf's hide. You may struggle to recall them at will, but every once in a while, certain experiences
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The Little Green Men of Steep Rock Lake

The Little Green Men of Steep Rock Lake Near the southern border of Northwestern Ontario, about three kilometres northwest of the tiny town of Atikokan, lies a body of water known as Steep Rock Lake. In 1950, this remote woodland retreat, nestled in the heart of what locals proudly refer to
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Legends of Cobourg’s Victoria Hall

Legends of Cobourg’s Victoria Hall If you drive fifty minutes south from Peterborough, Ontario, you’ll come to the lively little town of Cobourg. Despite its relatively small size (or perhaps because of it), this Canadian town on the northern shores of Lake Ontario has an exceptionally vibrant community, the members of
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