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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 65 years as Monarch

Today marks the 65th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s ascension as Queen of Canada, the United Kingdom, and 14 other nations.  She is also the head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne of Canada when her father, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2016

Today, November 11th 2016, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. Canadians have a long tradition of joining its allies in conflicts when required and … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada!  July 1st, 2016 marks the 149th birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create … Continue reading

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Bank of Canada Considers a Woman for Banknote

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the Bank of Canada will look into having a woman on a banknote starting in 2018.  Currently featured on banknotes are Sir Wilfred Laurier ($5 bill), Sir John A. MacDonald ($10 bill), Her … Continue reading

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57 Years Since Avro Arrow was Cancelled

February 20th, 2016 marks the 57th anniversary of the Canadian Government’s decision to cancel production of the CF-105 Avro Arrow. The Avro Arrow was originally conceived to be an interceptor plane for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), ready for … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 64 years as Monarch

Today marks the 64th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s ascension as Queen of Canada, the United Kingdom, and 14 other nations.  She is also the head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne of Canada when her father, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2015

Today, November 11th 2015, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. Canadians have a long tradition of joining the military when required and to successfully … Continue reading

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