Tag Archives: Canada

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!!! Today, July 1st 2017 marks the 150th birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create the Canada … Continue reading

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73rd Anniversary of D-Day Landings

Today, June 6th 2017, marks the 73rd Anniversary of Canada‘s involvement in the D-Day landings in Normandy France. On June 6th 1944, members of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade, with the help of the … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 22nd 2017, 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, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … Continue reading

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Canada at the Summer Olympics

With the 31st Summer Olympics coming to an end in Rio de Jeneiro, I’d like to thank all 314 Canadian athletes who participated. In total, Team Canada finished in 10th place overall with 22 medals (4 Gold, 3 Silver, and … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Day 2016

Today (March 14th, 2016)  is Commonwealth Day in the countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth Day, celebrated on the second Monday of March throughout the Commonwealth, as its name suggests celebrates the Commonwealth. Traditionally, in London, … Continue reading

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Bank of Canada Considers a Woman for Banknote

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the Bank of Canada will look into having a woman on a banknote starting in 2018.  Currently featured on banknotes are Sir Wilfred Laurier ($5 bill), Sir John A. MacDonald ($10 bill), Her … Continue reading

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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 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), ready for … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 64 years as Monarch

Today marks the 64th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s ascension as Queen of Canada, the United Kingdom, and 14 other nations.  She is also the head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne of Canada when her father, … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II Sets New Record

September 9th, 2015 will go down as the day Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning Monarch in the history of Canada and 15 other realms.  Her Majesty’s reign surpasses the reign of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria who reigned for … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day!

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada!  July 1st, 2015 marks the 148th birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create … Continue reading

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