Dominion Day had been a federal holiday that celebrated the enactment of The British North American Act which united four of Britain's colonies - Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Upper and Lower Canada (which became Ontario and Quebec), into a single country within the British Empire, and named that country The Dominion of Canada.
Christian History On Parliament Hill Friends, The Centre Block and Peace Tower of the Parliament Buildings were built between the years of 1916 and 1927. The original building was destroyed by fire during the First World War. The Scriptures in The Peace Tower spoke the language of the people at that time. The Stained Glass… Continue reading Look to The Hill: The East Window (Call to Arms)
Since 1867, the Criminal Code has been enshrined in our laws. Thanks to John A MacDonald who wrote MOST of the BNA ACT, because few of the Fathers of Confederation lacked the credentials and skills to propose Bills of the calibre needed for debate in the British House of Commons. The BNA Act brought us… Continue reading Pastors & Criminal Code Section 176
Britain’s claim of Rupert’s Land by the Doctrine of Discovery, proved to be one of their most lucrative investment opportunities for the fur trade. That led to expansion of colonization into the heart of North America, giving rise to a level of agricultural production never seen before. Eventually, the purchase of Rupert’s Land by Canada… Continue reading Rupert’s Land: Part 1 From Fur Trade To Rebellion
The story of Canada started in the mind of God, long before the French landed on our shores... that is, if you believe that God is the one who sets up and takes down nations (Daniel 2:21).
The proponents of the 'cancel culture' seek to remove statues and memorial stones from our view in an effort to expunge from our collective social memory those people they deem to be 'blots' to our history. The positive and valuable contributions to our country made by these men, are portrayed as insignificant compared to their 'shortcomings' as judged by today's standards.
Colonel John By. Builder of The Rideau Canal Waterway. In our household, we have been doing 'Staycations' for many years. For those who do not know what that is, it is a vacation 'in your own backyard' as it were, not many hours away from your home. In July of 2019, we had one of… Continue reading Happy Colonel John By Day
This is the first installment in a series that I will call, Look to The Hill. This is a ‘tongue in cheek’ reference to Parliament Hill, but at the same time it points to Psalm 121 - The hill from where our help comes - as Christians. There is a song I like that quotes… Continue reading Look To The Hill – Part 1
The Centre Block of The Parliament Buildings Built By John A Pearson In many places, like legislatures and schools, the Bible is considered ‘hate literature’. Counseling someone to live up to the Biblical standards of gender identity as articulated in Scripture is now a criminal offense. The current political climate in Canada is VERY anti-Christian.… Continue reading CHRISTIAN Legacy-25 Scriptures on Parliament Hill
The Two Virgins Two virgins were called by God to fulfill 2 different purposes. They were called from two different eras, two different time zones, two different cultures and from two different families. One was in the BC era, the other in the AD era. One was from the Middle East, the other from Europe. … Continue reading The Tale of Two Virgins