By John Robert Colombo

Did T.S. Eliot write homicide within the Cathedral in Canada?

What is the adaptation among the phrases "Indian" and "Native"?

Who have been the "Symphony Six"?

What is the identify of the oldest bookshop in Canada?

Is the greenback invoice nonetheless felony tender?

What is the "monkey-in-the-hat stamp"?

These are only many of the questions which are requested - and responded - in a thousand questions about Canada. each reader with an oz. (or a gram) of interest will locate those brief designated solutions attention-grabbing to learn and consider.

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In 1998 the three surviving Dionnes were successful in their application to the Ontario government for reimbursement. 31 1000 Questions About Canada 047. Who played Papa Dionne in the Hollywood movies about the Dionne Quintuplets? John Qualen, a Vancouver-born actor, created the role of Papa Dionne. He appeared alongside the Dionne Quintuplets (who played themselves) in Hollywood’s three “bio-pics” which capitalized on the sentimental appeal of the famous Quints from Northern Ontario. The movies are The Country Doctor and Reunion (both released in 1936) and Five of a Kind (1938).

Who are Canada’s Top 10 Female Athletes of the twentieth century? 61 1000 Questions About Canada A survey conducted of newspaper editors and radio and TV broadcasters by The Canadian Press/Broadcast News produced a list of the top ten female athletes of the twentieth century. Here is the list, in order of choice: 1. Nancy Greene 2. Silken Laumann 3. Barbara Ann Scott 4. Myriam Bédard 5. Marnie McBean 6. Bobbie Rosenfeld 7. Catriona Le May Doan 8. Sandra Post 9. Marilyn Bell 10. Elaine Tanner Source: “Canada’s Female Athletes of the Century,” The Globe and Mail, 23 November 1999.

Who is the artist who illustrated in watercolour the entire Gospel according to St. Matthew? There are 160 verses in the Douay or Roman Catholic Version of the Gospel according to St. Matthew, and each separate verse is the subject of a watercolour conceived and executed by William Kurelek (1927-1977). The self-taught, Ukrainian-Canadian artist dispatched the 160 watercolours at the rate of one panel a week over a period of three years, following a visit to Israel in 1959 to see the sites in the Holy Land associated with the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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