by Diana FIler

  1. Kingston, Ontario, was named Canada’s first province in 1841, and remained so until 1844.
  2. Justin Smoak is an American professional baseball first baseman, who currently plays for the Toronto Blue Jays.  Before this, he played for the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners in the major league.
  3. Melania Trump was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, in 1970.
  4. Christa Deguchi this month became the first Canadian woman to win a medal at the World Judo Championships which were held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
  5. The Crawford Purchase of 1789  refers to the purchase of land from the Mississauga First Nations for Loyalist settlers, from the north shore of the St Lawrence River and Lake Ontario west, including Kingston.