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2015/07/01 20:42
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It was a birthday party of epic proportions as thousands of people celebrated Canada’s birthday throughout Prince Edward County. The star of the day without question was the nation’s first Prime...
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2015/07/01 02:41
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Paint is peeling off the porch of Les Rochers, the modest, yellow two-story cottage where Canada’s first prime minister would wheel his disabled daughter Mary out to give her a view of the magnificent...
2015/06/30 10:42
2015/06/30 10:42
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Macdonald statue not a gift The Sir John A. Macdonald statue, which will be unveiled on Canada Day on Picton’s Main Street is said to be a gift to Prince Edward County. Whether one thinks so or not,...
2015/06/30 10:42
2015/06/30 10:42
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The British North America Act, now known as the Constitution Act, was signed by Queen Victoria on March 29, 1867. It was proclaimed on July 1, 1867. Over the years July 1 has transformed into, simply,...
2015/06/30 05:48
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John Grubber, For The Sudbury Star As Canada Day approaches, and our 150th birthday as a country in 2017, it is important that we think not just of celebrations, national values, ideals and mythic...
2015/06/29 23:17
2015/06/29 23:17
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Bob and Doug McKenzie knew it, eh. The sages of malt beverage consumption from 30 years ago entertained North Americans with their SCTV skits featuring rows of Canadian stubbies. Those iconic little...
2015/06/25 16:12
2015/06/25 16:12
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Hanging on the walls of Kattie Lee Fontaine’s living room are two striking portraits of her cousin Tina, who was just 15 when she disappeared from the streets of Winnipeg, Manitoba, in August...
2015/06/24 19:43
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Two important anniversaries were celebrated at the Spirit of Canada Gallery on the grounds of the Drope Century Farm in Harwood last weekend. A large group of people gathered to celebrate the 200th...
2015/06/21 13:20
2015/06/21 13:20
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In his correspondence, Sir John A. Macdonald wrote about the "stubborn illness" that afflicted his first wife, Isabella, and puzzled doctors treating her. Was it tuberculosis? Or a mental...
2015/06/20 12:40
2015/06/20 12:40
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... Lemay doesn’t waste time getting to the point. She and her husband Eric have been visiting family on Rue Alexis-Carrel, a quiet suburban street across the river from the nation’s...
2015/06/17 17:47
2015/06/17 17:47
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Even before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report on Canada’s First Nations peoples was released, one could sense the injustices it was to reveal would be monumental. After all, it was to...
2015/06/14 04:20
2015/06/14 04:20
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Everything old is new again in Glasgow. Scotland's largest city has undergone massive changes over the past two decades. Once heavily industrial -- owing its existence to ship-building and heavy...
2015/06/11 23:52
2015/06/11 23:52
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Tax bills out Final property tax bills are being delivered to Hamilton taxpayers. Residents receiving their bills electronically should have seen them arrive on June 5. Payment options include...
2015/06/09 21:20
2015/06/09 21:20
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Even before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report on Canada's First Nations peoples was released, one could sense the injustices it was to reveal would be monumental. After all, it was to...
2015/06/06 22:20
2015/06/06 22:20
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The Truth and Reconciliation Commission summary report has already become political football. This is because of the 94 recommendations and the responses they’ve garnered. A number of them are...
2015/06/06 09:39
2015/06/06 09:39
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The first thing worth knowing, in understanding the specific nature of the crime Canada stands accused of, is how recent it all really was. Keep in mind that, until 1960, no First Nations were...
2015/06/05 21:21
2015/06/05 21:21
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Stolen children. Outlawed language and traditions. Crushed sacred and ancient cultures. Abuse. Neglect. A sadistic government policy to kill the Indian in the child. The heart breaking and damning...
2015/06/05 04:15
2015/06/05 04:15
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been vilified by opposition parties, aboriginal communities and progressive-minded Canadians for his tepid response to the 94 recommendations that came out of the...
2015/06/04 20:40
2015/06/04 20:40
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John Boyko thoroughly entertains the Lakefield Historical Societyby Jeannie Heffernan The final meeting of the Lakefield Historical Society was well attended and enjoyed by all. Mr. John Boyko, a...
2015/06/01 19:42
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It's all Greek to Bellevinians! Back for a second year the annual Quinte Greek 'Opa' Festival will be held at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Saturday, June 6 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. The...
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