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July 1st is Canada Day. The first Prime Minister of Canada was John Alexander MacDonald, who shepherded the process towards their being considered an independent country. His second wife was named Agnes.
Tanglefoot was a band formed by schoolteachers, who wrote much of their own material, and much of it reflected history. For today’s Quote of the Day, I give you their song about the formation of Canada and the railroad built to bind the country.More