I, John Hamilton Gray, as the son of a Loyalist refugee believe, contrary to popular views in PEI, that Confederation will be beneficial for our country and province. My father escaped from America posterior the revolution and came to the newly developing British North America. The ideas of confederacy and preventing the manifest destiny from […]

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In-depth night is approaching quickly and I feel a little nervous about performing a song that I’ve written in front of many people. As I said right from the start, I knew it would be more nerve-wracking to perform a song that I wrote versus a cover of a different artist’s song. Currently, I am […]

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Quote Number 1: “Well aware that most of the musicians engaged to accompany him mocked his lack of experience and felt no love for his gloomy melodies, he preferred to record his own tracks alone in the studio, singing and playing guitar by himself and allowing the sound engineers to retroactively wed his work to […]

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Morris Humanities 10 April 18th, 2018 Fulfilling our Canadian Duties: Macdonald Must Stay The deeply rooted struggle to find our Canadian identity can be dated back to John A. Macdonald, one of Canada’s founding fathers, and his controversial yet progressive ideas. As Canadians, it is our duty to learn about the past in attempts of […]

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What kinds of learning opportunities does the mentor provide to expose you to new learning? Claire is very open and willing to share her songwriting experiences. This is very helpful in terms of being able to learn by listening to others share their stories to do with something we both share a passion for. She […]

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Event: 1916 – Women win the vote in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta                               Choose an event from Canada’s past or present (social, political, environmental, or economic) and describe / illustrate (show cause and effect) how this event influenced / influences all […]

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Concentrating our socials classes on the question, “Why do events happen, and what are their impacts?” will create deeper understanding of the cause and consequences our world has faced. By focusing on the domino effect, we will hopefully be able to eliminate any negative repetition, and find insight as to how to better the world […]

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What went particularly well during your mentoring sessions? I think that Claire and I clicked well and had good open communication. It felt a little awkward at first however, after a little while it started to feel more casual. When we started talking about song inspiration (around 20 minutes into the mentor session) the conversation […]

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