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Famous Black Canadians: 5/10: John Ware

John Ware In 1874, the North West Mounted Police marched from Manitoba to a lawless frontier- a land which would one day become Southern Alberta. With tact and diplomacy, they quickly brought law and order to Canada's Wild West. By the late 1870's, the buffalo which once dominated the Canadian prairies were
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Famous Black Canadians: 3/10: Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy If you live in Canada, America, or the United Kingdom, chances are you've heard somebody refer to something as "the Real McCoy." This strange idiom, synonymous with "the real deal," is used to describe things that are original and genuine. For example, if your friend questions the authenticity of
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General James Wolfe

General James Wolfe, the leader of the English forces in the conquest of Canada, died on the Plains of Abraham at Quebec.Wounded by musket shots he expired at the moment of victory over the French. After the battle on 13 September 1759, his corpse was removed from the battlefield, embalmed and
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