November 29, 2020

History

Shirley Dysart
Biography, History

Shirley Dysart

Shirley Dysart (born Shirley Theresa Britt) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the eldest of eight children born to Leslie John Britt and Mary Agnes (née Donovan) Britt. She often cared…

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The Paris Crew
History, Sports, Video

The Paris Crew

The “Paris Crew” of Saint John is known as Canada’s First World Champions. They won at the International Rowing Regatta in Paris in 1867 — only days after Confederation. These…

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Mary K. Tibbits
Biography, History

Mary K. Tibbits

Mary Kingsley Tibbits was born in 1870 and attended the Collegiate School in Fredericton, where she earned the Governor General’s Medal. Mary K. Tibbits then travelled, in 1884 to Wellesley,…

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