Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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

Archive for August 2016

“The Mad Trapper of Rat River,” a 1930s Mystery in Canada’s North

Surviving several gun battles and eluding manhunts by the Mounties for weeks, trapper Albert Johnson was cornered and shot dead. Who was Albert Johnson? The stark beauty and unusual possibilities draw adventurous spirits to Canada‚Äôs far north. Men – and women – make the arduous journey, some exploring for riches in gold or furs, others… (read more)