I was born in 1961, stepping into a country being run by a generation that was rolling up its sleeves and preparing to launch Canada into its post-centennial incarnation. Those in charge of the world I entered were products of the world they’d grown up in. Their pre-centennial stories reach into Centennial Canada like tendrils, informing our contemporary stories.
February, 1919; Excerpts of letters from a Canadian delegate to the Paris Peace Conference.
December, 1920; Excerpts of letters from a Canadian delegate at the inaugural meetings of the League of Nations.
October 18, 1929; a significant day to do with Canada’s constitution.
A Southern Ontario Christmas in the 30s and 40s.
The effect of the new Canadian Flag.