A.Y. Jackson was a Canadian painter and founding member of the Group of Seven.
Date of Birth1966-10-12 Toronto, Ontario Date of Death2015-04-15 New York City, USA Cause of death: brain hemorrhage Jonathan Crombie (October 12, 1966 – April 15, 2015) was a Canadian actor. He was best known for playing Gilbert Blythe in CBC … 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 Birth1873-10-20 Date of Death1951-09-01 Nellie McClung was a Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. She was a part of the “The Famous Five” who launched the “Persons Case,” which ultimately declared women “persons” under Canadian law. She helped … Continued
Sir Byron Edmund Walker was a wealthy banker who is best remember for his philanthropic support of the arts. He was a patron of many Canadian educational and cultural institutions such as the University of Toronto, National Gallery of Canada, … Continued