Marshall McLuhan’s work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. He is popularly known for the expressions “the medium is the message” and “global village”.
Date of Birth1897-04-23Place of birth:Newton Brook (Toronto), Ontario Date of Death1972-12-27Place of death:Ottawa, Ontario Also known as Mike Pearson Lester B. Pearson was the fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968. He was also awarded the Nobel Prize … Continued
Date of Birth1909-12-20 Date of Death1967-12-30 Place of death: Toronto, Ontario Also known as The Big Bomber Charlie Conacher was a hockey star in the NHL in the 1930s. He led the league in scoring for 5 season and was … Continued
Date of Birth:1845-11-10 Halifax, Nova Scotia Date of Death 1894-12-12 Windsor Castle, England Cause of death: heart attack Sir John Thompson was the fourth Prime Minister of Canada. He was only Prime Minister for 2 years when he suddenly died … Continued
Date of Birth 1795-10-05 Place of birth: Halkirk, Caithness, Scotland Date of Death 1873-12-14 Place of death: Halifax, Nova Scotia Alexander Keith was mayor of the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a Conservative member of the provincial legislature, and the … Continued
Date of Birth1804-05-12Place of birth:York (now Toronto), Upper Canada (now Ontario)Date of Death1858-12-09Place of death:at his home “Spadina”, Yorkville (Toronto), Ontario (Canada West) Robert Baldwin along with his political partner Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, led the first responsible ministry in Canada, regarded … Continued
Date of Birth 1915-01-18 Place of birth: Paris, Ontario Date of Death 1998-12-24 Place of death: Kingston, Ontario Cemetery: Mountview Cemetery. Exact location in cemetery is unknown Also known as Charles Joseph Sylvanus Apps and Syl Apps Sr. Syl Apps … Continued