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John Redpath, the Whispering Dam, and Sugar

Hard work, dedication to the task, and development of industry, commerce, and community; these are the qualities that many Canadian immigrants, past and present, have brought us. The story of immigrant John Redpath is a story of success, driven by hard work, dedication to task, and development of industry, commerce,
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Ten Famous Black Canadians

Famous Black Canadians: One of the first Famous Black Canadians that comes to mind is Harry Jerome.  Long before Ben Johnson or Donovan Bailey, Harry Jerome was Mr. Canada and the world's fastest man and one of our best-known athletes despite an injury-prone career. Born in Prince Albert, Sask., and residing
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Yosef Karsh on Winston Churchill

We all marvel at the work of Yosef Karsh, Canada's foremost photographer.  Did you ever wonder what technique Karsh used to capture Winston Churchill? One of Churchill's trademarks was his cigar.  When Karsh posed Churchill, he allowed Churchill to hold his cigar.  Karsh, in his informal style, walked up to
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