Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for November 2014

Canada’s Seven Books of Remembrance

Placed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill, the Books of Remembrance honour the soldiers who sacrificed their all for others. World War One claimed tens of thousands of Canadian lives, lost in the battles far away in overseas war theatres. To recognize the great sacrifices made, the government of Canada… (read more)

Russell Motor Car, Luxury Built in Canada

Overtaking horse and carriage, motor vehicles surged as means of transport. T.A. Russell built cars for the wealthy with quiet engines and luxurious interiors While other men were building cars for the masses in the early 1900s, low-priced vehicles that almost anyone could afford, Thomas Russell had his eye set on the well-to-do. Though he… (read more)