From the big scrapbook of time, here’s a look at Canada in 1925--
|Supertest is based in London, Ontario. It will operate filling stations in Ontario and Quebec until it is sold to BP in 1971.|
|This Ford logo first appeared in 1912. The blue background will be added with the introduction of the Model A in 1927.|
|Denmark lays claim to parts of our Arctic. The dispute over who owns Hans Ilsand will be resolved in 1974.|
|The 1925 Chrysler Four bears a heavy resemblance to the Maxwell it replaces. Pitched to businessmen who require the maximum amount of carrying space, the Coupe promiseds to give “the utmost comfort for long hours behind the wheel.”|
|The winter temperature on Mt. Logan is -45C at 5,000 metres.|
|Canada House is seen on the left of the fountain, with our flag, the Red Ensign flying overhead.|
|This medal was struck to commemorate a sovereign treaty between Canadian Aboriginals and Queen Victoria.|
Sir Adam Beck is dead of anemia at the age of 68. Born in Baden, Ontario. He was known as the Hydro Knight because he brought affordable hydro-electricity to the people of Canada.
The Ontario Ministry of Education will expand its “train schools” from three to seven. Railroad cars are outfitted as schools with living quarters for teachers. The rolling schools serve children of fur trappers, lumbermen, prospectors and rail employees who live in remote parts of the province.
The first commercial crop of flue-cured tobacco is harvested on farms near Leamington, Ontario. Virginia tobacco has replaced the burley variety as the leaf of choice. It is believed that commercial tobacco farming may make farmers rich.
|In 2014, Memorial will be the largest university in Atlantic Canada.|
|The Court of Honour and the front steps of the League of Nations building.|
|The Trans-Canada Highway will open in 1962. It will be the world's longest road, more than 7,000 kilometres long.|
December 31: There are 952 cars, 102 commercial vehicles and 35 motorcycles registered in the Dominion of Newfoundland. The nation boast 1,297 licensed drivers.
|70,816 Fords were produced in Windsor, Ontario during the year.|