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Visiting Author – Ryan Eyford

Mark your calendars, because author Ryan Eyford will be here, Saturday, May 27th at 2:00-3:30pm to talk about his new book “White Settler Reserve: New Iceland and the colonization of the Canadian West. Location: Bloor-Gladstone Library, Toronto, ON Time: 2:00-3:30pm  

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What do grasshoppers have to do with it?

What do grasshoppers have to do with it? It is an interesting fact that grasshopper considerations were at the top of the list concerning a location for Icelandic settlement in Canada where our Icelandic Canadian story begins.  “In 1872, Sigtryggur Jonasson travelled to the Muskoka region of Ontario and a group of 100 Icelanders later […]

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