David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War and pay tribute to veterans during a special ceremony to be held at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, in Ottawa, on 60 more words
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Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau will be one of four of his force’s employees receiving the Order of Merit of the Police Forces from the Governor General Tuesday. 264 more words
In New Zealand cricket’s recent announcement of the Plunket Shield schedule for the 2014-15 season, they also unveiled a new logo for the competition. While they were developing this logo, the New Zealand Cricket Museum was asked to provide some historical information on the Shield to help inform, and hopefully inspire, the design. 651 more words
My 100th post! Enjoy!
In 1586 Sir Humphrey Gilbert landed in St. John’s harbour and claimed Newfoundland as a colony of England, despite having no permanent English population. 804 more words
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“Canadian politicians could not decide on a fixed site for the seat of government and finally asked the Crown in England to make the selection for them.” …