The next portion of MosaiCanada is thematically titled A Journey Through Time.
In Flanders Fields is the title of this horticultural work, with two hands holding a poppy, evoking the First World War and John McCrae's poem.
This is a bit of Ottawa Valley folklore. Joseph Montferrand, known in English as Joe Mufferaw, is one of those figures of history whose life ends up taking on the stuff of legend. A voyageur of the fur trade era and lumberman, he was renowned for his strength and skill in a fight throughout the Valley. In time stories about him took on the level of tall tales. I featured a panel about him earlier in the month during my series from the Bytown Museum.
Here we see another point of view of the train.
This is The Voyageur. From the 17th century to the mid-19th century, these men would travel the rivers of the continent, trading with First Nations peoples, pushing into new corners, facing hardships as they went along.
A more recent iconic moment in our history is shown here. The Winning Goal, Summit Of '72 captures the final winning goal of the Canada-Soviet Union hockey series by Paul Henderson.
This one is shaped like a grand piano. Remembering Glenn Gould pays homage to the great Canadian classical pianist.