|Canada Year Book 1988. 120th Anniversary. Published by authority of the Minister of Supply and Services, 1987.|
|The Irish Canadian, March 6, 1872.|
Established in Toronto in 1861, followed by schools in five other Ontario locations. General Sir Sam Steele (who headed the Yukon Detachment of the North West Mounted Police during the Klondike Gold Rush) was one of the school's most famous students. Below, from an early syllabus. The final sentence could just as well apply to today.