A forgotten memorial

Is there anything sadder than a memorial that no-one remembers? In the first half of the last century, Deek’s Quarry was a hive of...

Dead centres of the community

There would seem to be little to say about local cemeteries. But those gravestones contain the names of some of North Grenville’s famous citizens,...

A moment in time

For the historian, a document will come along that provides a unique opportunity to look at a particular moment in the past and a...

Canadians and the Russian Civil War, 1919

Canadian chaplains Harold McClausland and Jacques Oliviere, joined by other Canadian officers, at the dedication of the Canadian Memorial, Marine Cemetery, Vladivostok, Russia, 1...

Lords and Ladies of Oxford-on-Rideau

One of the strangest ideas to come out of the American Revolution, recently celebrated by our southerly neighbours, became fixed in the minds of...

The Indian Act

The Times is publishing a series of articles on Indigenous History as part of Indigenous History Month. The infamous Indian Act has been used by...

Who won the War of 1812?

The Times is publishing a series of articles on Indigenous History as part of Indigenous History Month. Most Canadians have heard of Laura Secord (no,...

Spanish Residential School: the good one

The Times is publishing a series of articles on Indigenous History as part of Indigenous History Month. Many of us have heard the terrible stories...

An Established Church

When the Province of Upper Canada, later Ontario, was established by the Constitutional Act of 1791, it was assumed that the Church of England...

Remembering Walkerton

Ken Graham, Chair Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee As we deal with COVID-19, we are reminded of the value and importance of our public health system. Twenty...
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