An honoured filmmaker in Canada. In his lifetime he received literally hundreds of awards and prizes for his work.
A warts-and-all portrait of one of Canada's most colourful and controversial characters.
Known as the first Coureur de Bois, he went on many expeditions for Champlain and the fur traders, and explored land west of Quebec.
The rags to riches story of Roy Thomson, also known as Lord Thomson of Fleet.
Biography of the influential Metis leader and father of Manitoba.
Comprehensive site about John Rodgers Jewitt, his travels, and writings while a captive of Chief Maquinna of Nootka Sound in British Columbia.
All about David Thompson, land geographer and one of Canada's explorers. Includes articles and links about aboriginal impacts, new discoveries, life at the Rocky Mountain House forts, and Thompson's treks through the mountain passes.
The legendary Canadian, Joseph W. Boyle (1867-1923); gold miner and adventurer.
Biography, diary and pictures of Helen Fowlds, a Canadian nurse in World War I
Describes the vision and life of Engineer Richard Birdsall Rogers who helped design the Peterborough Hydraulic Lift Lock in Peterborough, Ontario.