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The Titanic and South Africa

The Titanic is probably one of the most famous ships of all time. The story of the sinking of the ship has been one of speculation and hypothesis. 613 more words

WW1

Monday, January 22, 1917

Page 2. (1917, Jan 22). Toronto Daily Star (1900-1971)

DUKE PLEASED WITH TORONTO’S HOUSING SCHEME

Inspected Housing Company’s Apartments on Bain Avenue. HAD LUNCHEON AT PARLIAMENT BLDG. 1,384 more words

Municipal

Order of Canada recipients include Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq, children's author

OTTAWA – An avant garde Inuit throat singer who receives hate mail over her art and a children’s story teller who grew up wanting to be a boy are among the latest recipients of the… 166 more words

Canada

Let's make Canada 'even better' in 2017, governor general says in New Year's message

Governor General David Johnston is marking the start of what’s likely his last few months as the Queen’s representative in Canada by urging all Canadians to make 2017, … 497 more words

Canada

Time to change?

There is an interesting story on the Global News website, headlined: “Majority of Canadians say ties to monarchy should be cut when Queen dies: poll… 967 more words

Democracy

Senator Cullenton's letter to the Governor General

December 22, 2016

Western Australian Independent Senator Rodney Culleton has written to Governor-General Peter Cosgrove over concerns on recent High Court amendments.

On September 12, in his First Question to the Senate, Senator Culleton quizzed Attorney-General George Brandis on the validity of High Court when documents had not been written in the name of the Queen for the past 12 years. 276 more words

Federal Politics

Treaty Times 30 project in its final stages

We are delighted to announce that our Treaty Times 30 project is reaching its final stages. The original English version of the Treaty of Waitangi and a modern English translation of its Maori version have been successfully translated into 30 languages and reviewed by expert reviewers. 222 more words

The Project