“Capture of the Sugar Refinery” by Fortunino Matania

| September 15, 2016

Authenticity, Accuracy in the Depiction of the Great War Today we reflect upon an event of a 100 years ago when the Canadian Expeditionary took part in its first major action of the Somme campaign during the Battle of Flers-Courclette. The Capture of the Sugar Refinery,┬áSeptember 15, 1916, was interpreted by Italian war artist Fortunino […]

A Silver Seven Legend and the Sugar Factory

| January 14, 2012

Frank McGee In 1967 the family Ferguson returned to Canada and for three years lived at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. There was much to learn and amongst the first rediscovered interests were hockey, the National Hockey League, radio broadcasting and Foster Hewitt, and black and white televised games. I recall tuning in the gentle tube radio […]