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The foundations of Canada laid by wise, poor men, and their names are forgotten. The real work of making Canada a part of the Empire the work that was done by the plain people. The story of the settling of the Canadian wilderness. The incredible hardships faced to make the land valuable for the use of humanity. Canada added to the Empire acre by acre. A pioneer story of Neil McAlpine of Fingal. How the speaker addresses the Canadian boys fighting at the Front about their country.