The revolution that turned the semi-arid Canadian prairies into practical farmland happened through the application of scientific methodologies to farming. One of the more prominent figures of this scientific revolution was agronomist John Bracken. John Bracken grew up in southern Ontario and was a graduate of the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph.
Do you remember the day that Fenton Hardy and his two sons, Joe and Frank, were walking with Aunt Gertrude and Chet Morton down the side-walk in downtown Haileybury, Ontario? Twig your memory? They were on their way to the post office to send in another manuscript for publishing. It
Given what is the state of our union today, there is a certain sense of irony in the fact that the most patriotic song in Canada, the National Anthem - O Canada, was written by a French Quebecer, who served as an officer in the Union Army during the American