A celebration of service for the Kemptville Lions Club

As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, Lions Club members also celebrate a century of service. The first Lions Club was established in...

Strange bedfellows indeed!

It is not too much to say that George Brown and John A. Macdonald detested each other. This went far beyond the usual political...
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Dead man saves three

By Lyle Dillabrough One of the most bizarre events ever to occur in the Ottawa Valley happened on Nov 12, 1912 on Lake Kamaniskeg near...

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...

Hang together – or hang separately

It is said that the thought of being executed in the morning concentrates the mind wonderfully. The outbreak of the American Civil War in...

Emergency War Classes for women at Kemptville School

In 1941, women in the area were encouraged to apply for special Emergency War Classes being offered by the Kemptville Board of Education. But,...

North Grenville at Confederation

When Kemptville separated from Oxford-on-Rideau Township in 1857, its population was not officially large enough to qualify it as a village. That required a...

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...

The First Martyr

Thomas D’Arcy McGee had played an important role in bringing about Confederation. As the only Canadian delegate to have actually toured the Maritimes in...

The Union Forever!

The people of Ontario have been wondering for many years whether the various oil companies serving up the fuel that keeps our cars and...

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