5 Frontiersmen of the Canadian Wild West Back to 5 Frontiersmen of the Canadian Wild West 3. John J. Healy Every good western story needs its heroes and villains. If the history of the Canadian Wild West was dramatized in print or film, the officers of the North West Mounted Police would almost certainly be
Benedict Arnold in Saint John, New Brunswick America’s most notorious traitor, Benedict Arnold, was a merchant in New Haven, Connecticut. In his youth he volunteered to serve in the British colonial militia but after the revolt of the Americans following the Boston Tea Party he joined the Continental Army and distinguished
Progress happens when men stand on the shoulders of other men. When Marc Garneau became the first Canadian in space he rode on the shoulders of John Glenn, Gus Grissom and many others. Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier on October 14, 1947. He had been a pilot for only six
We recently wrote a story of the 54 Canadians or Canadian-born recipients of the US Medal of Honor. There have been five Americans or America-borne recipients of the Victoria Cross, four of whom served in Canadian regiments.Captain Bellenden Seymour Hutchison served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps of the CEF.