Canadian Pacific Railway


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Dedications Emmuska, Baroness Orczy
Emma, Baroness Orczy , published her novel Blue Eyes and Grey, dedicating it in all gratitude and friendship to the President, Directors and all connected with that marvellous organisation the Canadian Pacific Railway ...
Literary Setting Sarah Macnaughtan
SM 's Canadian stories all feature the Canadian Pacific Railway in some context or other: it was still quite a novel enterprise during the time of her visit.
Mary Augusta Ward had recently published a...
Literary Setting Mary Augusta Ward
The repetition in the British title of Pauline Johnson 's 1903 collection of poems may be coincidental, or it may constitute an imperialist challenge to the hybrid version of Canadian identity offered by Johnson as...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Sarah Macnaughtan
SM was in the process of writing My Canadian Memories during her visit to Canada when the Great War started. The work turns a particular spotlight on the Canadian Pacific Railway . SM writes: The...
Travel Rudyard Kipling
Travelling in Canada in 1907 as an apologist for empire, Kipling was treated like royalty by Sir William Van Horne , the head of the Canadian Pacific Railway , who gave the Kiplings a private...
Travel Emmuska, Baroness Orczy
The rapid growth of Monte Carlo had driven the Barstows to spend a good deal of time visiting Italy, where they then built a villa they called Padula, at Rezzola on the Gulf of Spezio...
Travel Flora Shaw
After setting sail from South Africa, FS arrived at Hobart in Van Diemen's Land (later Tasmania) on 15 September 1892. She travelled widely in Australia, especially in northern Queensland. She then went for just...
Travel Mary Augusta Ward
MAW was provided with a private Canadian Pacific Railway car for her journey across the continent; her trip is the basis for her Canadian Born.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.


26 March-2 July 1885: The North West Rebellion led by Louis Riel...

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26 March-2 July 1885

The North West Rebellion led by Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont (of the Métis), and Poundmaker and Big Bear (of the Cree tribe), was fought in Saskatchewan, Canada.

7 November 1885: The last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway...

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7 November 1885

The last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven in Eagle Pass, British Columbia, completing the transcontinental railway.


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