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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: Alexander MacKenzie

Alexander MacKenzie was the second Prime Minister of Canada – leading the country from 1873 to 1878. A stonemason turned politician, his time in office came after Sir John A’s government’s scandal with the railroad building. There was financial hardship during Mr. MacKenzie’s leadership, and the still-new country struggled to find its footing and unity. …

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Prime Ministers of Canada Resources: John A. MacDonald

Sir John A. MacDonald was the first Prime Minister of Canada. Although originally against the idea of Confederation – as soon as he was on board with the idea, he became a strong advocate which led to his first term as leader in 1867. During his time in office, Sir John A. made significant advances …

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Prime Ministers of Canada Series

Did you know that Stephen Harper is the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada? How many of our former leaders can you name? I know, for me, I was quite surprised at how many I didn’t recognize at all. There are many names I just don’t know of that list of 22. So, I figured I’d …

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On The Mark Publishing

On The Mark Publishing started as S & S publishing by a Canadian primary school teacher named Ruth. She created lots of educational workbooks and materials specifically geared to Canadians. In 2005, the company merged with On The Mark, and today, their website has a HUGE list of Canadian subjects:

Canadian Prime Ministers

Since Confederation, there have been 23 Canadian Prime Ministers.  It can be hard to find resources to teach your children about the leaders of our country, so the goal of this post is to compile some quality tools to help.  {IMG}  Canadian Prime Ministers Reference Books: Our Great Prime Ministers from DK Books is for …

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