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'Diefenbaby dies': George Dryden, who spent years trying to prove he was former PM's son, dead at 47

George John Dryden, who spent years of his life trying to prove conclusively he was the love child of former Canadian prime minister John George Diefenbaker, died on Sunday, a longtime friend said. 802 more words

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’Diefenbaby’ dies: George Dryden, who claimed to be son of former PM, dead at 47

George John Dryden, who spent years of his life trying to prove conclusively he was the love child of former Canadian prime minister John George Diefenbaker, died on Sunday, a longtime friend said. 831 more words

Saskatchewan

Watts: The Queen at 90 — an individual as well as an institution

David W. Watts

I clearly recall the morning in February 1952, when I awoke at age five to sad music on the radio and the announcement, “The King is dead.” That day in kindergarten, we sang “God save the Queen” for the first time. 646 more words

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Transplanted

I liken Canada to a garden. . . a garden into which have been transplanted the hardiest and brightest flowers from many lands, each retaining in its new environment the best qualities for which it was loved and prized in its native land.  6 more words

Living Simply

Letters to the Editor: March 12, 2016

Leaders’ relationship vital

Prime Minister Justine Trudeau’s inaugural visit to Washington provides a timely backdrop to your March 7 article, JFK disliked changing Canada, featuring John Boyko, author of a new book on President Kennedy and Canada. 663 more words

Justin Trudeau

Fortney: Trudeaumania reigns in rare Tsuut'ina ceremony

He came up from Montana the day before, to be one of the first to get a glimpse of Canada’s newest prime minister. On Friday morning, Jameson Crane makes his way through a wall of camera-toting media, to plant himself in a coveted spot with a five-star view of the still-empty red carpet. 700 more words

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57 Years Since Avro Arrow was Cancelled

February 20th, 2016 marks the 57th anniversary of the Canadian Government’s decision to cancel production of the CF-105 Avro Arrow.

The Avro Arrow was originally conceived to be an interceptor plane for the… 438 more words

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