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In Depth Blog Post #6

These final few weeks, i’ve focussed on adding content into my site via blog posts. For years,  i’ve been unable to discerne the difference between a blog post and a page – still can’t! The answer differs between each theme used…. Continue Reading →

Isaac Brock: Larger than Life

“Isaac Brock is revered as a fallen hero and the saviour of Upper Canada in the War of 1812. But he did much more.” (Page 2) Though this quote came straight-out of the introduction, it resonated with me quite a… Continue Reading →

The 127 year old defendent: Sir John A Macdonald and his existence in Canadian Society

Macdonald was undoubtedly one of the most influential figures to ever set foot on Canadian soil, but his legacy is just as debated as it is revered. As the modern age continues to usher in new perspectives, some of Macdonald’s… Continue Reading →

SS Independent Study

For this independent assignment, I’ve decided to investigate the Canadian Pacific Railway, and its effect on the Canadian identity. I’ve formulated my inquiry question as such: “In what ways have the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway connected Canadians and promoted multicultural… Continue Reading →

in-depth post #5

With an extra two weeks to report on my project, this period has been exceptionally kind to me and my web quest. I’ve managed to: Get my site live Publish my first few blog posts Insert my first few lines… Continue Reading →

Is Canada a Post-National State? Doc #3

Justin Trudeau’s bold remarks of Canada’s being a “Post-National State” have received just as much support as criticism, spreading controversy within our hockey loving country. Although many Canadian values (such as multiculturalism, hospitality, etc.) give support to Trudeau’s statement, can they be justified… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Blog Week 7

It is officially week seven, and I’ve become quite confident in my project. Although I’ve slacked a bit compared to last week, I’m still ahead of the schedule I’ve created for myself. I’ve begun the overall design of the website,… Continue Reading →

Historical Thinking #2

Inquiry Question: What is the story of the framed sketch that sits on my desk? Source: This is primary source that was created at the height of my artistic endeavors. I drew this sketch in 2012, a point in my life where I… Continue Reading →

Historical Thinking

Following our class discussion, there has been one question that perplexes me more than others: What is History? Although this is not a question on the “Guideposts to historical Thinking” handout, I believe it is an essential prerequisite to ponder,… Continue Reading →

In-depth Post #3

Alright! This week’s progress motivated me more than it did frustrate – which is a statement I rarely get to associate with my TALONS projects! Here are my main takeaway’s from the past two weeks: WordPress is best CMS in terms… Continue Reading →

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