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This is a photograph of the first page of the Order-in-Council that recommended the establishment of the North-West Mounted Police (which would later become the RCMP). The recommendation was made by the Minister of Justice, and was approved two days…

From the CBC Digital Archives, online: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/canada-is-actually-tricultural:The Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism has forgotten one of the country's founding nations -- Native Canadians. Mrs. Monteur of the…

From the CBC Digital Archives, online: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/bilingualism-finally-a-report: French and English should be the two languages of government from airports to federal courts, recommends the commission studying bilingualism. The…

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This is a photograph of a stained glass window in Toronto's City Hall

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This is a photograph of a stained glass window in Toronto's City Hall

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This is a photograph of the interior of Canada's Supreme Court of Canada in 1890. At this time, the Supreme Court of Canada was not the highest court in Canada. Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada could be appealed to the Judicial Committee of…

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This notice appeared as an advertisement in Halifax in 1873. In the advertisement, the government of Canada sought twenty young men for service in the North West Mounted Police. The men were required to be of good character, single, between the…

This blog post tells the story of Lake Ontario. The blog as a whole focuses on the Aboriginal history of Toronto using story telling.

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From the website of the Government of Canada, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, "250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763": "On October 7, 1763, King George III issued a Royal Proclamation establishing a new administrative structure…

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This image is a timeline that illustrates key historic moments related to the development of bijuralism in Canada.
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