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13 octobre 1812 – Les Américains traversent la rivière Niagara et envahissent les hauteurs de Queenston. Le major général Brock brandit son épée et dirige les troupes lors de cette bataille. Il est blessé mortellement par un tireur d’élite américain. La bataille est presque perdue. Pendant plusieurs heures, des guerriers mohawks de la rivière Grand, […]

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13 October 1812 – Americans crossed the Niagara River and attacked the high ground of Queenston Heights. His sword drawn, Major-General Brock led troops into battle and was fatally wounded by an American sniper. The battle essentially lost, Grand River Mohawk warriors led by John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen) prevented American forces from retreating for several hours […]

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On Apprend!
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Lorsqu’on édite une encyclopédie, on apprend chaque jour quelque chose de nouveau. Parfois c’est banal, mais d’autres fois, on découvre quelque chose de fascinant qui se doit d’être partagé. Saviez-vous, par exemple, que certains castors n’ont pas de queue ? C’est pour ça qu’on rassemble toutes ces infos fascinantes quand on passe au crible et qu’on édite l’Encyclopédie […]

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When you edit an encyclopedia, you learn something new every day. Sometimes it’s mundane, but other times it’s something fascinating that must be shared, like the fact that not all beavers have tails. Therefore we’re collecting all of the fascinating things we’re learning as we comb through and edit The Canadian Encyclopedia. Here’s this week’s roundup of […]

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La chute Montmorency, située à 13 km à l’est de Québec, se trouve à l’endroit où la rivière Montmorency se jette dans le fleuve Saint-Laurent. C’est la plus haute chute de la province de Québec, et la huitième au Canada. La rivière Montmorency prend sa source dans la réserve faunique des Laurentides, au nord de […]

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Chute Montmorency, located 13 km east of Québec City at the mouth of Rivière Montmorency where it empties into the St Lawrence River, is the highest waterfall in the province of Québec and the eighth-highest in Canada. Rivière Montmorency rises in the Réserve faunique des Laurentides north of Québec City and courses 100 km before […]

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A truly Canadian cuisine is an elusive concept. Attempts to define it usually descend into either commercialized snacky stereotypes—all-dressed chips, Coffee Crisp, Smarties, etc.—or regional dishes. Some regional dishes, like poutine or Nanaimo bars, have become national, even international, taste sensations. Others, like fries with dressing and gravy (Newfoundland) or peameal bacon sandwiches (Toronto) have […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 2 squirrels 2 teaspoons salt Water 3 tablespoons flour ½ tablespoon minced parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper ½ cup fresh cut mushrooms 2 cups broth or milk 2 cups […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 2 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup shortening 1 egg ½ cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Jam Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together. Cream […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 1 pound elk, cut in 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fat 2 ½ cups boiling water 2 tablespoons chopped onion ½ clove garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon paprika […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. ½ cup wild rice 4 cups boiling water ½ pound sliced mushrooms 2 tbsps fat (or butter) 1 tsp fresh sage 2 egg yolks ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper optional (Duck liver and heart) […]

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TThis recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 4 hard cooked eggs 10 pitted, large ripe olives 1 raw carrot, scraped 8 grains cooked rice Toothpicks Slice bottom off large end of hard cooked eggs, so eggs with stand upright. Fasten a ripe […]