|A Chinese Head Tax Certificate.|
|Rita MacNeil hails from Big Pond on Cape Breton Island. She is the nation's biggest country and folk singer..|
|Bridgetown, Barbados as seen from the harbour. Parliament is the building with the flag.|
|The $1000 bill will be withdrawn from circulation on May 8th, 2000.|
|This Hydro Quebec dam is located near the Cree settlement of Chisasibi.|
|The House of Commons in session.|
|In 1954, Woodward's opened an ultra-modern store in uptown New Westminster, BC.|
May 3: The nine justices of the Supreme Court of Canada rule unanimously that Angelique Lyn Lavallee of Winnipeg acted in self defence when she killed her long-time partner after years of abuse on August 30, 1986. The battered wife syndrome becomes a legitimate defence in murder charges.
May 12: Federal Environment Minister, Lucien Bouchard, is alarmed that changes may be made in the Meech Lake Accord. He resigns from the Tory government. In a few short months he will be back in politics as the leader of the newly formed Bloc Quebecois.
|“Sorry Charlie, Starkist doesn’t want tuna with good taste, but tuna that tastes good.”|
|Royal Air Force Panavia Tornados on a training exercise at CFB Goose Bay.|
|This the Oilers' fifth Stanley Cup victory in seven years.|
June 12: Rising in the Manitoba legislature, eagle feather in hand, Member of the Legislative Assembly Elijah Harper says “no” to the Lake Meech Accord. The Cree band chief and provincial politician objects to the constitutional package because First Nations people were not consulted.
|Miracle Food Mart in Windsor, Ontario.|
|Russ Munro reported the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.|
|The Right Honourable John Turner was the 17th Prime Minister.|
|Wayne and Shuster were Ed Sullivan's favourite comedy duo--appearing on his CBS variety show 67 times, more than any other performers.|
|Joseph Gaétan Robert Gérald (Gerry) Boulet|
|The 1991 Mercury Grand Marquis. The Mercury brand will be dropped in Canada at the end of the 1999 model year.|
|Robert Keith"Bob" Rae was Ontario's 21st Premier, serving from 1991 to 1995.|
|Craig Russell as Judy Garland.|
November 16: Northern Dancer is dead at the age of 29. Inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1965, the 1964 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner was the most successful thoroughbred horse of the 20th Century. Canada Post will honour the horse with a stamp in 1999.
|November 25: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers whip the Edmonton Eskimos at the 78th Grey Cup. The score is 50 to 11.|
December 9: The widow, Marguerite d'Youville, founder of the Sisters of Charity, a.k.a. the Grey Nuns, is the first Canadian to be canonized by Pope John Paul. St. Margeurite’s feast day will be every October 16.