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Celebrating Ninety Years of Winnie-the-Pooh and Queen Elizabeth II

When I was a little girl, two of my favorite things were books and royalty. In particular, one of my favorite series was Winnie-the-Pooh and I have always had a soft spot for the British royal family. 342 more words

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The Queen and Prince George meet Winnie the Pooh in new book

The Queen and Prince George feature in a new illustrated story and audio book of Winnie the Pooh.

Winnie-the-Pooh and the Royal Birthday was released in honour of the both Her Majesty and the honey-loving bear turning 90. 335 more words


Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 23rd 2016, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day.

Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, … 134 more words


Where the Streets Get Their Names - Victoria and Albert

By Lisa Terech, Community Engagement

Every May, Canadians enjoy a long weekend, often regaled as the unofficial start to the summer. Colloquially known as the May 2-4 weekend, the holiday Monday is named Victoria Day, and on this date, we celebrate the birthday of Queen Victoria, the second longest British monarch¹ and the reigning Queen when Canada confederated in 1867. 364 more words

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From Westminster Abbey, 'Crown Him With Many Crowns'

I love this hymn; and every now and then, I love to see a hymn get the V.I.P. treatment–after all, hymns are about the Most Important Person of all. 94 more words