Horace Wallpole once said of Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Saunders, “No man said less and deserves more.” Most of us Canadians know the story of the Plains of Abraham. How British forces under General James Wolfe defeated French forces under the
Location: CBC Radio One Cue: Morningside Theme. Voice: “I’m Peter Gzowski. This is Morningside.” For 15 years it signaled the beginning of a radio show that imbued us with a greater understanding of Canada and the people who inhabit it.
December 31st, Quebec City 1775 Snow hisses and swirls through the streets, driven by gale force winds as Quebec City endures a late December blizzard. Major General Guy Carleton and the cities defenders are awaiting an attack by two American
“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” – Mary Pickford The word superstar gets tossed around a lot these days in the media. Some of Hollywood’s top actors and actresses have had the word ‘Superstar’
“The Cuban Missile Crisis was really exciting. I don’t think, still, the public are aware how near a thing it was.” – Captain F.C. Frewer Her keel was laid down on the 27th of November 1943 at the Harland &