A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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A LAND AS GREEN AS THE SEA
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Question 2
Canada's first Pulitzer Prize was awarded to a Scottish Canadian.

True. Arthur Balmer-Watt, as editor of the Edmonton Journal, challenged the press censorship law of William Aberhart, the Social Credit premier of Alberta. Aberhart threatened to throw Arthur in jail. But Arthur Balmer-Watt stood his ground and in 1938 the paper was awarded the first Pulitzer Prize ever given outside the United States.

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