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John Turner has Passed Away

Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Turner was born in in London, England on June 7th, 1929.  His family would move to Canada in 1932 after the death of his father.  … 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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2015: In Review

As we approach the New Year, I’d like to reflect on some of the events that have occurred over the past year. January Canada celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of its first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald.

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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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