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One hundred years of Canadian accomplishments in aviation.
Compiled by Michel Groleau
Carrioles allowed trappers to transport supplies and furs throughout the winter. Pulled by dogs, they were sometimes used to transport high-profile people.
July 21, 1836, a wood-burning steam locomotive chugged out of La Prairie, Quebec, pulling the first train on the first public railroad in Canada.
From the Orient to New York via Vancouver, precious silk could only be transported one way — by rail. For Canadian railways, every minute counted.
Canada's worst maritime disaster is also its least known. Learn more about the forgotten tragedy of the Empress of Ireland.