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Hobson juggles critic hat with director chair in new production of Steven Truscott story

Louis Hobson was a teenage boy in Blairmore in the late 1950s, when a true crime story captured the country’s attention.

That was the murder of 14-year-old Lynne Harper, near the Clinton Air Base. 634 more words

Calgary

Letters: Our Canadian flag at 50

Untold story of our Canadian flag

Re: The Maple Leaf at 50, Feb. 14.

My late brother-in-law, Gerry Quenneville, and my brother, Frank, in their screen business located on Eddy Street in Hull, manufactured thousands of copies of the flag both before and after it became official. 420 more words

Ottawa

Patricia Pearson: The day my grandpa showed me Canada's new flag

In early February, 1965, the Americans went into North Vietnam while my grandfather, Lester B. Pearson, was babysitting me. (I don’t know why it seems odd, almost comical, that the leader of a nation would be looking after his 10-month-old granddaughter, but that’s how cynical our modern lens on politics has become. 645 more words

National

Letter: I was on the Hill for the new Canadian Maple Leaf flag ceremony on Feb. 15, 1965

On Feb. 15, 1965, the much-debated “new” Canadian Maple Leaf flag was ceremonially raised atop Ottawa’s Parliament buildings.

Along with other students I went to witness this national occasion. 214 more words

Letters

Cathy O'Brien: Ex-Illuminati Mind Control Victim

I personally knew a woman who grew up in this way, and I know her struggles to free herself from this background.

Let me say that if you can only listen to Mark Phillips, who provides a heartfelt introduction, you will have learned a great deal! 383 more words

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