Happy 200th birthday, Sir John A. Macdonald!

January 11, 2015 marks what would have been Sir John A. Macdonald’s 200th birthday. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Macdonald’s family immigrated to Kingston (in Upper Canada) in 1820. A lawyer by trade, Sir John A. Macdonald became known as Canada’s Father of Confederation and was the first Prime Minister of Canada. Celebrate his birthday with Pat Hancock’s The Kids Book of Canadian Prime Ministers, published by Kids Can Press.