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Murdered Midas : a millionaire, his gold mine, and a strange death on an island paradise —Gray, Charlotte, 1948- author.

On an island paradise in 1943, Sir Harry Oakes, gold mining tycoon, philanthropist and "richest man in the Empire," was murdered. The news of his death surged across the English-speaking world, from London, the Imperial ...

The promise of Canada 150 years-- people and ideas that have shaped our country —Gray, Charlotte, 1948- author.
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What do these people - from George-Etienne Cartier and Emily Carr to Tommy Douglas, Margaret Atwood, and Elijah Harper - have in common? Each, according to Charlotte Gray, has left an indelible mark on our country. Delib...

Gold diggers striking it rich in the Klondike —Gray, Charlotte, 1948-
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1896. With the discovery of gold, 100,000 prospectors headed for the Klondike. Dawson City became a place where desperados, saloon keepers, gamblers, dance hall girls, churchmen and law-makers were thrown together. Gray ...

Sisters in the wilderness the lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill

The story of pioneer Canadian writers Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill is one of staggering hardship and remarkable success. They migrated from England to Upper Canada in 1832, leaving behind their genteel lives ...

The Greatest Canadian

The Greatest Canadian series charts the nation's collective efforts to name the one Canadian who is the greatest of them all. CBC received over a hundred and forty thousand nominations from all corners of the country. An...

The Massey murder a maid, her master and the trial that shocked a country —Gray, Charlotte, 1948-
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In February 1915, a member of one of Canada{u2019}s wealthiest families was shot and killed on the front porch of his home in Toronto as he was returning from work. Carrie Davies, an 18-year-old domestic servant, quickly...

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