January 11: Geologists have discovered vast deposits of thick tar sands along the Athabasca River, 32 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. No one knows how to get the tar out of the ground or turn it into petroleum products but where there’s a will, there’s a way. One day we will need the oil.
|More than 22,000 Canadians of Japanese heritage were stripped of their homes, businesses and possessions and forced into labour camps in 1942.
|Fred Rose was MP for the Cartier Riding in Montreal.
|The most beautiful woman in the Dominion is Margaret Marshall, this year's reigning Miss Canada. She's being interviewed here by host Keith Sandy at CKEY in Toronto.
|Sentiments run high on all sides as the future of Newfoundland and Labrador are debated throughout the land.