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  • Canada at the 2011 Pan American Games closing ceremonies
    Pan American Games torch relay brings tradition to a new generation
    The end of May will be the beginning of a forty-one day series of events as the Pan American Games torch relay travels the Lake Ontario region to kindle anticipation for the Pan American Games, which begin July 10 in Toronto, Canada. This Saturday...
  • Harper reaffirmed his staunch support for Israel in speech when receiving the King David Award
    Harper shows solidarity with Israel at Montreal Jewish Community Council gala
    The Jewish Community Council of Montreal (Vaad Ha'ir) feted Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his unwavering and staunch support to Canadian Jewry and Israel. Harper was the honoree at the Jewish kosher certification organization'...
  • 'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers: Canadian fans shown advanced scenes
    'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers: Canadian fans shown advanced scenes
    'The Young and the Restless' remains daytime's ratings' leader in the United States. However, those in the know are also aware that Shaw Communications' Global Television Network shows Canadian viewers YR's scenes one...
  • Canadian stuff from May 13th in years gone by
    Canadian stuff from May 13th in years gone by
    Take a look at your mortgage rate right now. What is is? 3 percent? 4 percent? Be glad this is not 1974, when the Bank of Canada raised its prime lending rate to a whopping 8.75 percent. You can look it up. Then go buy another house.It was in the...
  • Reversing Falls, Saint John
    Crystal’s fall foliage cruises to feature variety of active outdoor experiences
    Crystal Cruises passengers who prefer more active shore excursions will have plenty of options during the line’s 2015 Canada and New England season. According to a May 11 press release from Crystal Cruises, Crystal Symphony will offer a...
  • Canadian stuff from May 8, 1957
    Canadian stuff from May 8, 1957
    On the 8th of May, 1957, the Ottawa Journal newspaper, on page five, told us that construction schedules on two phases of the Saint Lawrence Seaway project were described as "tight but entirely practical." (also heard on LtdRadio.com)The...
  • The magic of Whistler Mountain heats up in summer with Go Fest and more
    The magic of Whistler Mountain heats up in summer with Go Fest and more
    A man called his wife while sitting in a hotel room overlooking Whistler Moutain and sipping a glass of wine. "It is just mesmerizing, I've never seen anything this beautiful," he sighed. It was his first time and not his last.Ski...
  • April 29 in Canadian history
    April 29 in Canadian history
    On this date in 1903, the great Frank Slide in the Crow's Nest Pass area of western Alberta, on the eastern side of the mountains, killed seventy people in 90 seconds. Check out www.history.alberta.ca/frankslide for the full story.It was on...
  • Top Three Paul Anka songs
    Top Three Paul Anka songs
    According to the third edition of The Rolling Stone Rock and Roll Encyclopaedia, singer/songwriter Paul Anka was born July 31st, 1941, in Ottawa, Ontario, and he had his first international, chart-topping hit record at the age of seventeen.Our Top...
  • Starbucks computer payment system down in US and Canada: Some give away coffee
    Starbucks computers down US and Canada: Some Starbucks giving away free coffee
    Starbuck’s computer system is down in North America, so getting your coffee today is going to be a problem because they have no way to ring up your payments. It is not just spotty areas of the two countries where Starbuck’s customers...
  • Lucy Hildebrand, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Leading U.S. skincare brand sets up shop in rural Manitoba, Canada
    In March of 2015, the 4th-ranked premium skincare line in the U.S. began distribution in Canada, but instead of choosing retail stores for product sales, the dermatologist-grade skin care company is training independent consultants across the...
  • Apple Pay
    Apple Pay could reach Canada as early as November
    Apple Pay is already making its way out of the country. Its first outside conquest is said to be Canada, sources close to the matter told The Wall Street Journal on March 17.The country would be a great get for Apple Inc., since Apple holds one...
  • BC Wild: Black Rock Oceanfront Resort & Spa
    BC Wild: Black Rock Oceanfront Resort & Spa
    The luxurious outpost of on Canada’s wild Pacific coast perches on a dramatic headland overlooking Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast, in the sleepy yet picturesque village of Ucluelet. Black Rock Oceanfront Resort blends modern...
  • Doctor sick note waste of time
    Doctor's sick note a 'waste of time': Pizza Hut blasted over sick note policy
    A doctor’s “sick note” brilliantly blasted Pizza Hut for wasting his time. A Canadian Pizza Hut franchise allegedly forced one of its employees to see his primary physician and obtain a sick note because the employee – sick...
  • Ancient Canadian lobster pre-dated dinosaurs by more than 250 million years
    Ancient Canadian lobster pre-dated dinosaurs by more than 250 million years
    Lobsters have apparently been on the “menu” for at least 508 million years according to researchers from the University of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum and Pomona College in California, who recently discovered an ancient arthropod...
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