August 2007
Beaver;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p30
The article names several people in the history of Canada who were considered contemptible. British North America Governor General Jeffrey Amherst supported plans of distributing smallpox-infested blankets to First Nations people. Lieutenant-General Robert Monckton, a colonial administrator in British North America, implemented the exile of the Acadians in 1755. Civil servant and author Ezekiel Stone Wiggins manipulated the people's obsession with the weather and forecasted a storm that never came.


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