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Mightier than the sword: Newspapers in North Grenville

The rulers of New France had a very strong rule about the society that they wanted to see in Canada. For that reason, they...

London – the final conference

There had been so many highs and lows in the story of Confederation since 1864. What with the Fenian raid, the resignation of George...

Private Ernest Rupert Davie

Ernest Davie was the son of William and Charlotte Davie, of Oxford Mills, a mail carrier by profession, who enlisted in the 20th Battalion,...

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...

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...

The romance of history

While we mark Canada 150, a local resident celebrated something older, an amazing story of a family that has been part of North Grenville...

School days

With the recent announcement that Oxford-on-Rideau Public School is on the list of schools that are being considered for closure next year, the community...

The last invasion

In the summer of 1866, as British America moved slowly towards Confederation, one threat which had been hanging over the provinces for years seemed...

“Discover the story behind every door”

Ferguson Forest Centre, Limerick ForestNorth Grenville is blessed to have so much green space for residents and visitors to enjoy. Right in the centre...

The settlement that passed us by: Part 4

As the War of 1812 was ending, steps were taken to bring in immigrants and disbanded soldiers to the Rideau area to form a...

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