Here she wrote what may be described as the first Canadian novel, The History of Emily Montague (1769), which she enriched with descriptions of landscape and climate, current events and inhabitants of the new colony. Returning to England in 1768, she continued her literary career with 2 translations from the French and several novels. From 1773 she, with tragic actress Mary Ann Yates, managed the Opera House, and she finally achieved theatrical success with her tragedy The Siege of Sinope (1781) and 2 comic operas,
Author LORRAINE MCMULLEN
Besides hockey and the maple leaf, there is little as symbolically Canadian as the CBC – the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It grew out of a developing nation's need to express its identity and find its voice.