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Blessed Marie-Anne Blondin
Champlain, Samuel de
M. J. Coldwell
Woodsworth, James S.
Kids and Teens: People and Society: Biography: By Region: North America: Canada
Society: History: Historical Personages: By Region
- Biography of Annie Arniel, a Canadian Suffragist, who made historical contributions to the women's right to vote movement with Alice Paul and Lucy Burns in Washington, D.C.
Charles Templeton (1915-2001)
- Biographical information, articles, and an online version of the memoirs of this former evangelist turned atheist, politician, editor, broadcaster, journalist, author, philosopher and raconteur.
David Thompson Things
- All about David Thompson, land geographer and one of Canada's explorers. Includes articles and links about aboriginal impacts, new discoveries, life at the Rocky Mountain House forts, and Thompson's treks through the mountain passes.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- An index of biographies that presents persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.
- Known as the first Coureur de Bois, he went on many expeditions for Champlain and the fur traders, and explored land west of Quebec.
Famous Canadians Theme Page
- Provides links to curricular resources and instructional materials (lesson plans) related to the study of famous Canadians.
James Shaver Woodsworth - Canadian Heritage Gallery
- Portrait of the politician and clergyman.
Joseph Whiteside Boyle
- The legendary Canadian, Joseph W. Boyle (1867-1923); gold miner and adventurer.
- Biography of the influential Metis leader and father of Manitoba, from The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Northern Stars - Norman McLaren
- An honoured filmmaker in Canada. In his lifetime he received literally hundreds of awards and prizes for his work.
Nursing Sister Helen L. Fowlds
- Biography, diary and pictures of Helen Fowlds, a Canadian nurse in World War I
People - Canadian Confederation
- A collection of biographies for many of the people involved in the creation and building of Canada. Some of these people are well known, while others are relatively obscure.
The Poems of D'Arcy McGee
- The poems of D'Arcy McGee. Elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1858 as one of three members for Montreal. Strongly opposed the Fenians. Assassinated on April 7, 1868, a week before his 43rd birthday. Canada's first political assassination.
Richard B. Rogers : Life and Times of a Canadian Engineer
- Describes the vision and life of Engineer Richard Birdsall Rogers who helped design the Peterborough Hydraulic Lift Lock in Peterborough, Ontario.
- Details the achievements by, and tributes for this Canadian Hero, the first Canadian woman astronaut in Space. Also includes a guest book for visitors.
Roy Herbert Thomson (1894-1976)
- The rags to riches story of Roy Thomson, also known as Lord Thomson of Fleet.
Sir William Stephenson (Intrepid)
- Information about Canadian spymaster William Stephenson, who set up Great Britain's spy operations in the Western Hemisphere.
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