Halftone photo of Prince Arthur in Canadian Illustrated News

The first issue of Canadian Illustrated News featured a halftone photograph of Queen Victoria’s son, Prince Arthur on October 30th 1869. Continue reading

Fields Medal, is a Mathematician’s Nobel Prize.

The Fields Medal was the will of a Canadian born, research mathematician of the University of Toronto, by the name of John Charles Fields. Continue reading

Canada hosts a Land Mine Treaty

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada hosted representatives of over 120 nations for a signing of a Land Mine Treaty on December 3rd, 1997. Continue reading

The Nisga’a have a Tribal State with in Canada

Picture this, the date is July 16th, 1998, on one side is the federal government of Canada, the other side is the Nisga’a Native Americans. Continue reading

Clouds and Darkness will not stop Radarsat 1

The Canadian Space Agency launched Radarsat 1 on November 4th 1995 from NASA’s western range facility in California, USA. Continue reading

Guelph, Ontario, Canada a cashless community experiment

In September 1997 an experiment of a cashless community began by Mondex Canada, a subsidiary of Mondex International who had introduced this concept to England 2 years earlier. Continue reading

Jackie Robertson, First Black Baseball Player

One year before the USA, Canada started a racial integration into professional baseball, which up to 1946 had always been a white man’s sport. Continue reading

Breast Cancer: A conference in Canada

Some 600 people from professions such as Health professionals, Activists, Scientists, Breast Cancer Survivors, Environmentalists, and women coping with breast cancer, descended on Kingston, Ontario, Canada, for the World Conference on Breast Cancer, July 13-17, 1997. Continue reading

International Airmail Service between Canada and United States of America…

The first international airmail service between Seattle, WA, USA, and Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, a 74 mile (118 km) trip by air, was on March 3rd, 1919. Continue reading

Canada wins World Series

The Toronto Blue Jays, a Canadian baseball team wine the World Series in 1992. Beating the Atlanta Braves in 6 games. Continue reading