As we remember Sir John A. next week, let us not forget another John

While Laurier’s House of Commons tribute to Sir John A. has become legend and is often recalled today, Abbott’s words have been forgotten by most. Until now, that is.

John Abbott, 1870.Photograph courtesy of Topley/National Archives of Canada.

PUBLISHED :Friday, June 3, 2016 8:35 AM

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