Sir Charles Tupper

Sir Charles Tupper 1821-1915   A former premier of Nova Scotia and Father of Confederation, Tupper held several important portfolios in Sir John A. Macdonald’s cabinets, including as Minister of Railways between 1879 and 1884 when the Canadian Pacific Railway … Read More

Sir John A. Macdonald

Sir John A. Macdonald 1815-1891  Macdonald was Canada’s first prime minister, serving from 1867 to 1873 and from 1878 to 1891. The Conservative governments he led expanded Confederation by admitting three new provinces (Manitoba, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island), … Read More

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