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MOLLY KOOL 1 WAS THE FIRST FE­MALE SEA CAP­TAIN IN NORTH AMER­ICA. SHE WAS FROM NEAR THE VIL­LAGE OF ALMA, N.B. AND RE­CEIVED HER PA­PERS AS A SKIP­PER IN 1939.

JUNE 28, 1886 THE FIRST TRAIN TO CROSS CANADA 2 LEAVES MON­TREAL AND THEN TORONTO ON ITS WAY TO PORT MOODY, B.C.

PEANUT BUT­TER 3 WAS PATENTED (REG­IS­TERED AS AN IN­VEN­TION) BY MON­TREAL’S MAR­CEL­LUS GIL­MORE ED­SON IN 1884.

THE FIRST CHINESE PEO­PLE 4 IN CANADA WERE MEN WHO CAME IN 1788 TO HELP SET UP A TRAD­ING POST FOR SEA OT­TER FUR. WHEN SPAN­ISH COM­PETI­TORS DROVE THE BRI­TISH CAP­TAIN OF THEIR SHIP AWAY, MANY OF THE CHINESE PEO­PLE STAYED.

9995 The num­ber for emer­gency help in Win­nipeg, start­ing in 1959. Win­nipeg was the first city in North Amer­ica to have such a num­ber, which changed to 911 in 1972.

THE FA­MOUS MCIN­TOSH AP­PLE 6 WAS FIRST DIS­COV­ERED IN DUN­DAS COUNTY, ONT., IN 1811.

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