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MILLS, Sir THOMAS – Volume IV (1771-1800)

d. 28 Feb. 1793 in London, England


Responsible Government

Sir John A. Macdonald

From the Red River Settlement to Manitoba (1812–70)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir George-Étienne Cartier


The Fenians

Women in the DCB/DBC

The Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864

Introductory Essays of the DCB/DBC

The Acadians

For Educators

The War of 1812 

Canada’s Wartime Prime Ministers

The First World War

The Law

Called to the bar in 1864, Wilfrid LAURIER would practise his profession for three decades as well as pursue his political career. Among his teachers and mentors was the “radical Rouge” Toussaint-Antoine-Rodolphe LAFLAMME:

“It was at [Laflamme’s] invitation that the young Wilfrid Laurier*, who had studied under him at McGill and had articled in his law office, joined the Institut Canadien.”


For more detailed information on Laurier’s legal career, please consult the following biographies. 


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