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Allison came from England to teach in the town of Hope and was the first European woman to make the dangerous journey across the Hope Mountains on horseback. Much 19thcentury Canadian fiction romanticizes the past, such as William Kirby’s (1817–1906) Golden Dog (1877), with its idealized view of 18thcentury Quebec. Epic novels of the time focused on native lives and cultures, notably Wacousta (1832) by John Richardson (1796–1852). Archibald Stansfield Belaney (1888– Internationally renowned poet and 1938) took on a new songwriter, Leonard Cohen identity as an Ojibway A P O R T R A I T O F C A N A D A 35 in a sparer style that mirrored author Mourning Dove (1888– the starkness of the Group 1936).

National ice hockey heroes in action during a league game ICE HOCKEY The popularity of ice hockey in Canada knows no bounds. Every town has a rink, and every school, college, and university a team. The North American National Hockey League (NHL) was founded in 1917, and its principal prize, the Stanley Cup, was instituted in 1892 by Canadian Govenor General, Lord Stanley. Today, the league has 30 teams, six of which belong to Canadian cities; the Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, and the Vancouver Canucks.

Over 80 teams compete in international races. Rossland Winter Carnival Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race (Feb) White- horse. Famous 1,600 km (1,000 mile) race from Fairbanks, Alaska to Whitehorse. Canadian Open Sled Dog Race (Dec) Fort St. John and (last weekend) Rossland. Snowboarding contests, a torchlit parade, and lots of music and dancing. Quebec Winter Carnival Fort Nelson. Snow sports and family fun-days as well as dogsled races. (Jan–Feb) Quebec. A famous canoe race across the St.

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