Review: A Hot Time

On October 6, 1920 Ottawa prepared for a riot. In St. Patrick’s Hall 700 Canadian Catholics, Sinn Féiners and sympathizers rallied. Eamon de Valera sent a note: “No enlightened Canadian will be able to stand by and see an unoffending people massacred…” Outside, 3000 Protestants from nearby Carleton County threatened to descend on the hall and crack heads.

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