Thanking God for 150 Years

by Ken Gehrels Did you know that it was a last minute decision? It happened in London, England, shortly before parliament was to pass the...

Vigorous encouragement

The story of Confederation had reached a dead end. New Brunswick had voted against the entire scheme, and, without New Brunswick as a physical...

Echoes of Kemptville past

by Melanie Low One of my hobbies that was boxed up and put in storage when baby raising started was a curiosity for tracking inscriptions...

Obstacles and opposition

When the delegates returned home from the Quebec Conference in late 1864, they must have felt that they were on the brink of achieving...

Revolutionary resolutions

The Quebec Conference of October, 1864 is where the famous 72 Resolutions were drawn up. These, in turn, became the basis of the British...

CIBC mark 150 years with community BBQ

The Kemptville branch of the CIBC will be having a special day on May 15. In fact, the staff intend to make it a...

On the brink of war – again

As the Maritime delegates arrived in Quebec City in October, 1864, ready to continue the talks that had begun in Charlottetown, they were in...

Return to Vimy 2017

by Brian Reid On April 9, 2017, as I gathered with thousands of other Canadians on Vimy Ridge, I reflected on the moment and the...

Charlottetown

It is probably fair to assume that most Canadians have heard of the Charlottetown Conference and its role in bringing about the Confederation of...

One hundred and ninety years 1827-2017 Homecoming 190

by Doug MacDonald On Sunday May 7, 2017, at 10:30 am, St. James Anglican Church will celebrate 190 years in the community. The congregation invites...

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