April 24, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1779 – North West Company cooperative chartered as a formal company.  1962 – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology achieved the first satellite relay of a television signal. PHOTOS OF THE DAY Tourists visit the medieval city of […]

April 23, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Carolann is out of the office this afternoon, I will be writing the newsletter on her behalf. PHOTOS OF THE DAY The French national air display team, Patrouille de France, performs during the 2018 Red Bull Air […]

April 20, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Earth Day is Sunday. On this day in… 1534 – Jacques Cartier departs St-Malo on his first voyage to Canada.  1968 – Pierre Trudeau sworn in at Rideau Hall as Canada’s 15th Prime Minister. 2008 – 26-year-old Danica […]

April 19, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1904 – Great Toronto Fire rages for two days, destroying 104 buildings in the city’s business core.  Go to article » 1897 – 15 runners competed in the first Boston Marathon. The 24.5-mile race was inspired by the […]

April 18, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1775- Paul Revere’s midnight ride. 1906- San Francisco earthquake and fire kills over 500. 1955- Albert Einstein died. 1999- Ranger Wayne Gretzky plays his last game and retires from hockey.  Go to article » Superman was introduced […]