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FILIP KONOWAL

Corporal Filip Konowal, V.C. Credit: Vladimir J. Kaye / Library and Archives Canada / C-010023 As you look at this dramatic painting by artist Ross

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MALAK KARSH

Malak Karsh was born in Turkey in 1915 and followed his photographer brother Yousuf to Canada in the 1930s.  Malak had a deep appreciation for

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COLONEL BY EXCAVATION

In this beautiful watercolour of Bytown (later Ottawa) in 1841 by John Bainbridge, we can clearly see the home of Ottawa’s founder, Lieutenant-Colonel John By.

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DR. VALADE

Métis leader Louis Riel was placed on trial for high treason in July 1885 for his leadership of the North-West Resistance. Held in Regina rather

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HENRY J. FRIEL

Henry James Friel was an Irish Catholic who moved to Bytown from Montréal with his family at the age of three. Bytown became the City

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