Monel now Trademarked in Canada

Monel is an alloy of copper and nickel (Ratio of 31.5% copper, 66% nickel and 2.5% trace amounts of other metals). Continue reading

A Woman becomes Prime Minister of Canada

Oh man what a day that was Eh! On June 25th 1993, Kim Campbell(Avril Phaedra Campbell) became the Prime Minister, and she was not votes in neither. Continue reading

First woman hockey player – She is a Canadian

For What It’s Worth’s opinion is that not only is hockey a Canadian Sport, but us Canadians make the best hockey players like the great one, Gretzky and Rocket Rochere, but the fact that we created a great woman hockey player too blows my mind. Continue reading

Service in the Dining Car

In 1867, the Great Western Railway of Canada began to offer passengers of the Sleeping Cars, the ability to have a warm meal on long trips across Canada, in the Dining Car. Continue reading

First Prime Minister of Canada… Sir. John A. MacDonald

At the time Canada was called Dominion of Canada and John Alexander MacDonald became our first Prime Minister. Continue reading

Stadium with a retractable roof constructed in Canada

The Skydome (Now called Rogers Centre) was the first stadium with a retractable roof, located in the downtown of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, home to the Toronto Blue Jays and right next door to the CN Tower. Continue reading

First Pugwash Conference held in Canada

Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, an international conference of Atomic Scientists was first held at the estate of the American Philanthropist by the name of Cyrus Eaton, located in the village of Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada. Continue reading

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