Canadian delegation to the League of Nations, Geneva 3 Sept, 1928. Prime Minister W L Mackenzie-King third from right
Photo Credit: Library archives Canada MIKAN 31931

Canadian History: Learn more with Marc Montgomery

Marc Montgomery brings back forgotten chapters of canadian history to Radio Canada International. Read his latest contributions below. 

Canada history: Jan 10 1920- Founding of the League of Nations

Canada history: Jan 9, 1953 The last woman hanged in Canada

Canada history: Jan 6 1990, When “art” went too far

Canada history : Jan. 5, 1998 – the deadly ice storm of the century

History: Jan. 04, 1908: Death of Canada’s legendary, and first, international sports hero

History: Dec.23, 1900, the real father of radio

History: December 6, 1941 – War, spies, even James Bond

History: Nov 22-26 1951 Korea: We will not retreat

History: Nov 10, (1913, 1975) the deadly Great Lakes gales

Portland Press Herald (Maine, USA) Nov 10, 1965 ©

History: Nov 9 1965: The great northeast blackout

About 35 million people left in the dark By the 1960’s, North America was becoming heavily reliant on electricity.  A relatively prosperous economy meant people were buying a lot more of the increasing variety of electric and electronic gadgets that» 

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