Air Canada: The History by Peter Pigott

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By Peter Pigott

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Air Canada: The History explores a contemporary miracle that has made advertisement air shuttle in our state a regular incidence. The airline used to be born in 1937 as "Trans Canada Airlines," a ward of the Canadian nationwide Railway. Renamed "Air Canada" in 1964 to mirror its prestige as a jet-age airline, it survived devastating air crashes, monetary deficits, self-serving politicians, moves, privatization, and the Airbus scandal.

It was once reviled within the nineties by means of the likes of Peter Newman, who joked, "If God had intended guy to fly, he wouldn't have invented Air Canada." this day it's a a lot enjoyed nationwide icon. lucky now and then to be run by way of nice CEOs like Gordon McGregor and Claude Taylor, Air Canada has fought off a adverse takeover, merged with its arch-rival Canadian airways, and touched numerous lives in the course of its 75-year history.

This is its tale.

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Because there was a lack of women, especially young females who wished to "take to the stage", he was forced to cast young men in the roles that normally women would perform. This did not seem to bother the young fellows who enthusiastically lined up to audition. Although the plays went off without a hitch, they usually went off without Mr. Grindley, who spent his time under the stage in the jail cell, 56 THEATRE, MUSIC AND SPORTING FEATURES 57 drunk. He always managed to see the actors through every rehearsal without hitting the bottle, but he could never make a performance in a sober state.

He has been familiar with the progress of Fergus since his boyhood, and is, probably, the best authority still living on the early settlement and development of the village. The writer found him genial and entertaining and an hour spent in his office was both helpful and enjoyable. C. A. Ross. John Moffatt has for many years been the chief contractor. A. , J. M. L. Harrison, boots and shoes; McClannaghans tin ship; and Robert Kerr stoves and tinware are to be noted, as well as the fancy and millinery store of Miss Bonthron.

1895, was operated for almost 70 years by James Wilson and his son of the same name. 48 FERGUS: A SCOTTISH TOWN BY BIRTHRIGHT mentioned the Royal Alexandra Hospital, a beautifully situated, well equipped institution, the property of Dr. A. Groves, open to the public. The foundry of Beatty and Sons; the Fergus and Monkland Mills of Jas Wilson and Sons, established in 1856; Templin Carriage Works; the Massey-Harris agency of R. J. D. Groves, ex-reeve of the village; the Egg Emporium of W. Richardson and Sons; the Fergus Cold Storage building; and John Chapman's Farming Implement establishment are major contributors.

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