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Looking Back Week of August 16

70 Years Ago August 18, 1948 – A decision by the federal government to remove an embargo on beef exports was good news for farmers…




Looking Back Week of August 9

70 Years Ago August 11, 1948 – The Liberal Party of Canada selected external affairs minister Louis St. Laurent as its leader, replacing Prime Minister…




Looking Back-Week of August 2

70 Years Ago August 4, 1948 -Ulysses Lauzon, a 26-year-old convict who escaped from the Kingston Penitentiary after stealing $400,000 from the Royal Bank in…



Looking Back-Week of July 26

70 Years Ago July 28, 1948 – Lennox and Addington County council resolved a dispute over equalized assessment of its member municipalities. South Fredericksburgh was …


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