In July of 1931, Charles Lindbergh and his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, set out to fly to the Orient. Four years earlier, Lindbergh had flown alone across the Atlantic Ocean, a Homeric odyssey. 673 more words
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Judging by the reaction of some of Canada’s top political leaders, Ontario must have imposed pretty significant cuts on services for its francophone citizens.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “I was deeply disappointed by the decision of the Ontario government to cut services and protections for the francophone minorities in Ontario.” Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has “concerns” about the cancellation of a proposed francophone university. 610 more words
Contrary to what many may think, it’s not inside the Saskatchewan legislative chamber where change starts to happen.
Usually, the laws passed come from ideas nurtured elsewhere — often because those ideas are initially viewed as being too radical for more delicate sensibilities of politics that’s fuelled by mass consensus. 627 more words
Talk about a political landmine.
Premier Rachel Notley appointed three special envoys Monday to work with the energy industry to find solutions to close the oil-price differential that is costing Canada more than $80 million a day. 923 more words
It was never entirely clear to what extent the idea of a new arena was intertwined with the idea of hosting the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, if at all. 661 more words
The debut of the new $10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond brings national recognition for the gutsy civil rights activist. But a recent Ipos poll shows we still have poor knowledge of heroines from Canadian history. 645 more words