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”.
Born July 18, 1926 Died January 5, 1987 Margaret Laurence was a Governor General Award winning novelist for A Jest of God (1966) and The Diviners (1974). Her novel Stone Angel (1964) is also widely read in schools across Canada.She … Continued
Born July 12, 1884 Died October 29, 1957 Louis B. Mayer was one of the founders of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He grew up Saint John, New Brunswick after having immigrated from Minsk … Continued
aka R.B. Bennett R.B. Bennett served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada during the worst of the Great Depression years. Following his defeat as prime minister, Bennett moved to England, and was elevated to the House of Lords.”;” June … Continued
Date of Birth 1900-07-23, Frontenac County, Ontario Date of Death 2010-02-18, Spokane, Washington Also known as John Henry Foster Babcock, Jack Babcock John Babcock was the last known surviving veteran of the Canadian military to have served in the First … Continued
Date of Birth 1821-07-02 Place of birth: Amherst, Nova Scotia Date of Death1915-10-30 Place of death: Bexleyheath, England Cause of death: Heart failure Sir Charles Tupper. 6th Prime Minister of Canada,Canadian Prime Minister and Premier of Nova Scotia, Father of … Continued
Also known as: Viola Irene Davis Date of Birth: July 6, 1914 in Halifax Nova Scotia Date of Death: February 7, 1965 in New York, USA Viola Irene Desmond was a Canadian civil rights activist and businesswoman of Black Nova … Continued