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Our Future Is In Our Past

When I was in grade school, the teachers didn't teach much about Canadian History and historical figures. We learned about the history of America, Plymouth Colony, William Penn, Ben Franklin, Paul Revere and George Washington and the Declaration of Independence. We didn't spend much time learning about Canadian historical figures such as John Butler, Sir Isaac Brock, John Graves Simcoe and the Simcoe Proclamation. If someone asked me ten years ago when the Acadian Expulsion was, I wouldn't have…

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