Tag Archives: Montreal

Moving to Calgary

What I remember … Dad, like most of us children, suffered from allergies: hay fever and asthma. By the early 1950s, Dad’s asthma (and mine) were getting pretty bad. At that time, the common remedy was to burn and inhale the smoke from some twigs and leaves specially packaged and sold for the purpose from […]

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Judd Brehaut: The Beginnings

Judd Warren Brehaut was born on Ash Wednesday, February 17,1915 in Quebec City to Ada Frances, nee Judd, and Maynard Elijah Brehaut.  Judd was the youngest of their four children. His elder brother, Benjamin, at that time was already fourteen years of age and their sister, Constance Ada, nine. A baby brother, baptized Edward, had […]

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Betty Rutherford

Betty Rutherford was born in the London suburb of Carshalton, Surrey, June 17, 1919 to Ernest Rutherford and Dora Danks. Ernest was captivated by the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian government advertisements for settling the Canadian west. In 1912, he arranged to work for the Bank of Montreal in Canada. He returned in the […]

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