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Sunday, 02 April 2023 21:41

Ottawa-Bytown in 1847

What fate awaited the typhus-stricken Irish Famine refugees upon their arrival in early Bytown?

Michael McBane, author of 'Bytown 1847, Élisabeth Bruyère & the Irish Famine refugees', explores the shocking tragedy and inspiring heroism that emerged during that era of great crisis from Ottawa's past.

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