100 years ago yesterday on January 3, 1917, the O'Brien Business College was opened by William J. O'Brien in the Alma Block on the west side of Richmond Street between King and York streets. In 1925, it was purchased by Norman Stonehouse (1897-1975) who operated the college under the name of the London Business Institute until 1952.
At the time of his death, Christopher Hitchens was one of the most notorious atheists in the world. And yet, all was not as it seemed.
Sixty years ago on January 1st, 1957, Elvis Presley's first film, Love Me Tender, opened at the Capitol Theatre, 204 Dundas Street, London, Ontario. The Capitol was original Allen's Theatre which opened on February 23rd, 1920. Renamed in 1924, the Capitol continued to operate until it closed in 2002.
Well, after reading a great Christmas/romance/wedding novel that had all the quintessential trappings of an old-fashioned, small town Christmas story I decided to up the ante and go for a Christmas murder story
Dr. Oronhyatekha (Peter Martin) was one of the first indigenous physicians in Canada and the first to attend Oxford University. He shattered a lot of stereotypes.