This history textbook for schoolchildren in grades 7 to 10, describes the city of
Cornwall, located along the St. Lawrence River. The chapter on geography deals with
regional and local names, climate and demography. The chapter on history speaks about
the presence of First Nation people, the arrival of the Loyalists, and the influx
of French-Canadian pioneers. The chapter on politics reviews the actors at the federal,
provincial and municipal levels. Other chapters deal with education and with the
economic, social, cultural, and religious life in Cornwall.