He was only 24.
In what used to be part of the north end of Innisfil Township (today, the Town of Innisfil), is a short road called Copeman Crescent.
By 1826, many people were interested in taking advantage of the potential Canada offered, and there was a lot of vacant land - but how to get that land into the hands of the settlers?
One of the main commercial developments during settlement in Simcoe County — or anywhere in Upper Canada in the 19th century — was the tavern and hotel.
The Osler family name is famous in Simcoe County - mostly because of the three Osler brothers.
The North-West Transportation, Navigation and Railway Company (NWTNRC) was Collingwood’s introduction to the big time of commercial transportation.
Miller Worsley was not some cast-off from the Royal Navy, sent off to Canada to fulfill some half-hearted commitment to the defence of British North America when the United States declared war in 1812.
On March 22, 1902, Orillia council met to secretly plan the takeover of the Ragged Rapids generating station on the Severn River, north of the town.
Sir Thomas Wardlaw Taylor became one of the country’s leading legal lights, as Canada grew from provinces scattered across the top of the continent to a single united nation.