Norman McLeod Rogers
Norman McLeod Rogers, PC (July 25, 1894 – June 10, 1940) was a Canadian lawyer and statesman. He served as the member of parliament for Kingston, Ontario, Canada and as a cabinet minister in the...
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Waldo Von Erich
Walter Paul Sieber (October 2, 1933 – July 5, 2009) was a Canadian professional wrestler under the ring name Waldo Von Erich. He was billed as the brother of Fritz Von Erich, but was not actually rela...
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Émilie Mondor
Émilie Mondor (April 29, 1981 – September 9, 2006) was a Canadian Olympic athlete, who was a two-time national champion in the women's 5,000 metres.She was born in Mascouche, Quebec in 1981. Mon...
Spence Caldwell
Spencer "Spence" Wood Caldwell (born 1909-December 10, 1983) is a pioneer in the history of Canadian broadcasting.Amongst his notable achievements are as manager of the Dominion Network, S.W. Caldwell...
Greg Curnoe
Greg Curnoe (19 November 1936 – 14 November 1992) was a Canadian painter known for his concentration on subjects associated with regionalism and London, Ontario. Curnoe is part of the Canadian art mov...
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Ipperwash Crisis
The Ipperwash Crisis was an Indigenous land dispute that took place in Ipperwash Provincial Park, Ontario in 1995. Several members of the Stoney Point Ojibway band occupied the park in order to assert...
Edmund Burn
Edmund Holcroft Miller Burn (6 October 1922 in Lincolnshire, England – 22 October 1969 in Grimsby Beach, Ontario, Canada) was a Canadian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-sp...
Jeff Krosnoff
Jeffrey John Krosnoff (September 24, 1964 – July 14, 1996) was an American race car driver. A competitor in the CART PPG Indy Car World Series, he was killed in a racing accident during the 199...
Charley Fox
Charles William Fox, DFCand Bar, CD (b. 16 February 1920, Guelph, Ontario; d.18 October 2008, Tillsonburg, Ontario) was a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II. He attende...
Manfred Winkelhock
Manfred Winkelhock (6 October 1951 – 12 August 1985) was a German racing driver. Born in Waiblingen, he was the brother of Joachim Winkelhock and father of Markus Winkelhock, also both racing drivers....
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Scott Patterson (curler)
Scott Patterson (1969 – January 25, 2004) was a Canadian professional curler, from Pembroke, Ontario Canada. Patterson was the only man to skip two North Bay rinks to the Brier - 1994 and '99. He als...
Garry Hoy
Garry Hoy (1955 – 9 July 1993) was a lawyer for the law firm of Holden Day Wilson in Toronto. He died in an act of accidental autodefenestration.
In an attempt to prove to a group of prospective a...
Marion Dewar
Marion Dewar, CM (February 17, 1928 – September 15, 2008) was a prominent member of the New Democratic Party (NDP), mayor of Ottawa from 1978 to 1985 and a member of the Parliament of Canada fro...
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David William
David William (24 June 1926 – 28 July 2010) was a British Canadian actor and director.He was born Bryan David Williams in London, the only child of Eric Williams and Olwen Roose. His family was Londo...
Charles W. Boland
Charles William Boland (c.1939 – May 5, 1961) was a Canadian jockey in thoroughbred horse racing who died as a result of a racing accident.Born in Old Chelsea, Quebec, he competed at racetracks in his...
Babe Siebert
Charles Albert "Babe" Siebert (January 14, 1904 – August 25, 1939) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and defenceman who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the ...
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Ed Delahanty
Edward James Delahanty (October 30, 1867 – July 2, 1903), nicknamed "Big Ed", was a Major League Baseball player from 1888 to 1903 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Infants and Washington...
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Tim Horton
Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (January 12, 1930 – February 21, 1974) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player, a defenceman for 24 seasons in the National Hockey League. He played for the Toronto Ma...
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Laurence Steinhardt
Laurence Adolph Steinhardt (October 6, 1892 – March 28, 1950) was a United States diplomat. He served as the U.S. Minister to Sweden and U.S. Ambassador to Peru, the USSR, Turkey, Czechoslovakia,...
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Christopher O'Kelly
Christopher Patrick John O'Kelly VC MC (18 November 1895 – 15 November 1922) was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face...
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Keith Magnuson
Keith Arlen Magnuson (April 27, 1947 – December 15, 2003) was a professional ice hockey defenceman from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) between 1969 and 19...
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Louis Hémon
Louis Hémon (12 October 1880 – 8 July 1913), was a French writer best known for his novel Maria Chapdelaine.
He was born in Brest, France. In Paris, where he resided with his family, he was enroll...
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Dalton McCarthy
Dalton McCarthy (October 10, 1836 – May 11, 1898), or D'Alton McCarthy, was a Canadian lawyer and parliamentarian. It was his firm, Boulton & McCarthy in Barrie, that was the first incarnat...
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Dugald Christie
Dugald Christie (1941 - July 31, 2006) was a Canadian lawyer and political activist. He was based out of the city of Vancouver. He was the grandson of Dr Dugald Christie (Christie of Mukden) - a Scott...
Bruce Lonsdale
Bruce Lonsdale (November 10, 1949 - January 22, 1982) was a Canadian politician. He represented the riding of Timiskaming in the Canadian House of Commons from 1980 to 1982. He was a member of the Li...
Stephen Peer
Stephen Peer (1840-1887) was a tightrope walker who, though he completed the feat successfully many times, fell to his death while walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls.
Peer had decided to becom...
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Avelino Gomez
Avelino Gomez (1928 – June 21, 1980) was a Cuban-born Hall of Fame jockey in American and Canadian thoroughbred horse racing.Born in Havana, Gomez began a career as a jockey at the urging of a f...
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Bill Barilko
William "Bashin' Bill" Barilko (March 25, 1927 – c. August 26, 1951) was a Canadian ice hockey player who played his entire National Hockey League career for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Barilko...
Nels Crutchfield
William Ian Nelson Crutchfield (July 12, 1911 – July 22, 1985), known as Nels Crutchfield, was a Canadian professional ice hockey player.Born in Knowlton, Quebec, he played defence and centre fo...