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The Summoning of the Canadian Parliament

Members elected to form a new parliament following an election must meet within one year of the dissolution of the previous parliament. In the case of the recent election, parliament would have had to have met by 2 Aug 16. 807 more words

House Of Commons

Academic All-Canadians

On Monday I was honoured as one of the Top 8 CIS Academic All-Canadians.  “Academic All-Canadians those exceptional student-athletes who achieve an academic standing of 80% or better while playing on one of their university’s varsity teams.  447 more words


Calgary’s Gay History Project Goes to Ottawa!

Tereasa Maillie, Calgary Gay History Project Researcher, went to Ottawa last month to represent our history research collective and drink tea – here is her recap (re-cup?) – Kevin… 775 more words


We Are Back!

Kevin Allen is now (almost) finished with the federal election so look forward to weekly posts from the research collective until the end of the year. 176 more words


Trudeau, Our New PM

Today at my school, we watched Justin Trudeau get sworn in to be our new Prime Minister. He is the second youngest prime minister. This took place at 1 Sussex Drive, which it is the address of the Governor General. 329 more words

Canadian Election

The Gargoyle: Public invited to grounds of Rideau Hall for Trudeau swearing-in

Rideau Hall has released details on the swearing in of Justin Trudeau and his cabinet next Wednesday. And the public is invited (sort of). Here’s the news release: 168 more words


Photo Essay: The Beauty and Glory of Autumn Foliage in Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada's Capital Region

(Publisher-Editor Simerg and Simergphotos)

I couldn’t live (leave) without them — the blog(s) and the car!

Each year, in October, I make it a point to visit Gatineau Park to enjoy the autumn foliage. 1,541 more words

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan