Canada

Victoria Tower Bell – The original bell of the Canada’s first house of Parliament stands in Ottawa

The 55-meter tower was the centerpiece of Parliament Hill, built from 1859 to 1866 by Thomas Fuller. The Victoria Tower was the prominent main bell tower of the original Centre Block parliament

Jim Carrey – The “acting machine” makes first appearance in Toronto

A Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and artist. Although largely typecast as a comedic actor, the famous actor has had success in dramatic roles. Carrey first gained

Marconi National Historic Site – The point of the first official transatlantic wireless communications in Glace Bay

The historic site commemorate the efforts of Guglielmo Marconi to transmit transatlantic radio signals between North America and Europe in the first decade of the 20th century.

Laurier Palace Theatre fire – Flames and panic kills angels in Montreal

Opened in 1912, the Laurier Palace was the scene of a tragic fire on January 9, 1927 which claimed the lives of seventy-eight children because the number

“Wait for me daddy” – One of the best pictures of the 1940s was taken in New Westminster

A photo taken by Claude P. Dettloff on October 1, 1940, of The British Columbia Regiment marching down Eighth Street at the Columbia Street intersection, New Westminster,

Nadia Comăneci – The perfect 10 in Montreal

On July 18, 1976, Comăneci made history at the Montreal Olympics. During the team compulsory portion of the competition, she was awarded the first perfect 10 in

HABITAT 67 – The “stacked bricks” housing complex in Montreal

Designed by Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie. It was originally conceived as his master’s thesis in architecture at McGill University and then built as a pavilion for Expo

Château Frontenac – The jewel historic hotel in Quebec

The hotel is situated in Old Quebec, within the historic district’s Upper Town. The Château Frontenac was completed in 1893, and was designed by American architect Bruce

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