The politician Charles Tupper died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
One of Canada’s founding fathers who played a pivotal role in introducing Nova Scotia into the Canadian Confederation in 1867. He also served as Minister of Public Works and Minister of Railways and Canals.
He and his wife Frances Morse had six children: Orin, Charles, William, Emma, Lilly, and Sophy.
That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.
I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools.
It is idle to waste time and discuss whether it was within our power and duty to see whether we could prepare a Bill better than the Remedial Bill.
It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890.