Sources (Activists)

Brunet, Lucie (1992) Almanda Walker-Marchand, Les Éditions L’Interligne Figler, Bernard (1961) Lillian and Archibald Freiman (Northern Printing and Lithography)

Sources (Writers)

Jean-Charles Falardeau, “Gérin-Lajoie, Antoine,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 11, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed March 3, 2017,érin-Lajoie Frenette, Y and Aubé, M.E. (2005) Marie Rose Turcot, Ontario Heritage Foundation Marcotte, Hélène : Benjamin Sulte, in … Read More

Sources (Businessmen)

Blair, Gladys (29 April 1972) “Kildare Annex” in the Ottawa Journal Byrne, Terry (2007) Where the Spirit lives. The History of St Joseph’s Parish 1856-2006 Clemson, Gaye (2005) Rock Lake Station, Trafford Publishing, Victoria Coristine, C and Browness I (2014) … Read More

Sources (Other Political Figures)

Betcherman, Lita-Rose (2002) Ernest Lapointe – Mackenzie King’s Great Quebec Lieutenant, University of Toronto Press McLeod, T.H. and McLeod I., (1987) Tommy Douglas The Road to Jerusalem (Hurtig Publishers) Miller, Carman (2010) A Knight in Politics: A Biography of Sir … Read More

Sources (Fathers of Confederation)

Bumsted, J.M. (1996) The Red River Rebellion, Watson & Dwyer Publishing Centennial Commission (1967) The Founders and the Guardians – A collection of biographical sketches and portraits (Queen’s Printer) Desbarats, Lillian (1957) Recollections, Re-printed by the Historical Society of Ottawa … Read More

Sources (Prime Ministers)

Borden, H. (ed) (1971) Letters to Limbo, University of Toronto Press Clarkson, S and McCall C (1997) Trudeau and our Times, Vol 1 (McClelland and Stewart) English, J (1989) Shadow of Heaven – The Life of Lester Pearson, Vol. I … Read More

John Hamilton Gray

1814-1889   Two Fathers of Confederation were named John Hamilton Gray, one from Prince Edward Island, the other from New Brunswick. It is the latter one who lived briefly in Sandy Hill. During his career, John Hamilton Gray was a … Read More

Napoléon-Antoine Belcourt

1860 – 1932  A lawyer and politician, Belcourt was an ardent defender of French Canadian rights who spearheaded the legal fight against Regulation 17 in Ontario. Belcourt lived at several addresses in Sandy Hill during his long stay in Ottawa. … Read More

John Graham

1867 – 1921 Born in Ottawa on July 1, 1867, the day Confederation came into effect, John William Graham lived at 74 Laurier Ave. E, next door to the fire station (which has since moved). Shortly after Ottawa created its … Read More

Sir Lyman Duff

Duff served as a member of the Supreme Court of Canada for a record 38 years, 11 of them as Chief Justice. He retired at age 79, having had his term as Chief Justice extended twice.   Duff rented a … Read More

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