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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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Happy Dominion Day

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada!  July 1st, 2016 marks the 149th 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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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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Sir John A. MacDonald’s Bicentenary

On January 11th 2015, Canada celebrates the 200th birthday of its first Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. Sir John A. was a Father of Confederation, and had been Premier of the Province of Canada prior to Confederation. Sir John … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day

I would like to wish all Canadians a very Happy Dominion Day!  Or, if you desire, a Happy Canada Day! Today marks 147 years since the formation of the Dominion of Canada on July 1st, 1867 with the British North … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 19th 2014, is Victoria Day in Canada.  This is a public holiday for most of us. While many consider Victoria Day to be the ‘unofficial’ start of summer, it is actually to celebrate the first Monarch of the … Continue reading

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Family Day or Flag Day?

With today being Family Day in Ontario, I would like to ask the question: should we call today Family Day or make it a formal holiday in honour of Flag Day? Personally, I am calling for the name of the … Continue reading

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Reforming the Senate

About 10 months ago, I wrote about whether or not Canada needs a Senate.  I supported having a Senate, and I still do. With the recent suspensions of three Senators, as well as the announcement that Liberal Party leader Justin … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

As this is the second Monday in October, I would like to wish everyone in Canada a Happy Thanksgiving. Let’s discuss the history of Thanksgiving in Canada:

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Does Canada need a Senate?

With all the recent controversy over the expenditures of some Senators, I would like to comment on the Senate itself.  Even in the 21st Century, I do believe Canada benefits from having the Senate.  The Senate is supposed to act … Continue reading

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