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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 22nd 2017, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 23rd 2016, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … 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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2015: In Review

As we approach the New Year, I’d like to reflect on some of the events that have occurred over the past year. January Canada celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of its first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald.

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Queen Elizabeth II Sets New Record

September 9th, 2015 will go down as the day Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning Monarch in the history of Canada and 15 other realms.  Her Majesty’s reign surpasses the reign of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria who reigned for … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 18th, 2015, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria.  Since 1957, Victoria Day also … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 19th 2014, is Victoria Day in Canada.  This is a public holiday for most of us. While many consider Victoria Day to be the ‘unofficial’ start of summer, it is actually to celebrate the first Monarch of the … Continue reading

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