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Have any PMs been Olympians?

No, they haven’t. But two came very close. Lester Pearson enjoyed a prolific and competitive hockey career, particularly during his years studying at Oxford, playing for Switzerland in the European championships in 1922. 93 more words

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The story of the woman who sewed Canada's first maple leaf flag

A Canadian flag hangs from the garage of Joan and Brian O’Malley’s home just south of Ottawa International Airport. Red-and-white petunias line the walk leading up to the front door, where a small table bursts almost to life with red-and-white paper flags. 1,001 more words

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We are all descendants of Adam, and we are all products of racial miscegenation. – Lester B. Pearson http://ift.tt/1NSADMN

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From three leaves to one

1964: The cabinet of Lester Pearson approves his favoured design for a Canadian national flag. It’s three red maple leaves flanked by blue vertical bars. 65 more words

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I have worked in a very close and cordial way with Norwegian representatives at many international meetings, and the pleasure I felt at those associations was equaled only by the profit I always secured from them. 7 more words

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New Lester B. Pearson teacher's deal approved

MONTREAL – The teacher strike is over but their dissatisfaction is not. That became very clear when teachers at the Lester B. Pearson School board voted on their new deal. 302 more words

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