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New book clears up unsolved mystery of iconic painter Tom Thomson’s death

What really happened on Canoe Lake nearly 100 years ago? A new book by a York University instructor about the sudden and mysterious death of Canadian icon and painter Tom Thomson untangles myths from facts and offers a refreshing perspective. Drunken fights, lovers’ quarrels, German saboteurs and murder are part of the lore around Thomson’s […]