This site is dedicated to the promotion of the Hon. James Cockburn, Father of Confederation for Northumberland County and Canada’s first speaker of the House of Commons.
- Honourable James Cockburn recalls Quebec Conference of 1864 August 2, 2021
- Happy Birthday, James! A special interview with a Father of Confederation, first speaker of the House of Commons February 13, 2021
- The Honourable James Cockburn Warts and All: A friendly chat about a local historic figure July 28, 2020
- Original speaker’s chair coming to Cobourg in February January 16, 2017
- James Cockburn’s chair will be on display in Cobourg January 6, 2017