Sinclair Lewis, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First North America presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1930
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Theodore William Richards, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1914
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Alexis Carrel, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1912
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Albert Abraham Michelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1907
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Theodore Roosevelt, first American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1906
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Take on the arctic by land… A Canadian thing Eh!

In 1770-72, while employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company, Samuel Hearne, an English Canadian was sent on an exposition North to see if he could find a path to Asia. Continue reading

Canadian fur trader reaches Pacific Coast

Leaving from Fort Chipewyan at Lake Athabasca (noa Alberta, Canada) following the Peace River, Parsnip River, Fraser River, along the Blackwater River and Bella Coola River, explorer and fur trader Alexander Machenzie, a Scottish born Canadian crossed the Rocky Mountains to reach what is now Dean Channel on the Pacific coast of British Colombia, Canada on July 22nd, 1793. Continue reading

Free trade for North America … Really?

On December 17th 1992, a free trade agreement called NAFTA (aka. North American Free Trade Agreement) was signed by Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, United States President George W. Bush and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari. Continue reading