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Monday, October 12, 2015
Journeys Into North America’s First Thanksgiving (in Canada)

North America’s First Thanksgiving (in Canada)

Thanksgiving in Canada comes in October. It is tied to the harvest season, not the start of Christmas shopping. In fact, long before Plymouth and even before Jamestown there was Thanksgiving in what is now called Canada. The year was 1578 when English explorer Martin Frobisher gave thanks for a long journey (which failed in Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 12, 20155:48 pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Journeys Into Opening Night: Toronto Style

Opening Night: Toronto Style

Yes, the Leafs lost their first regular season game under Mike Babcock. But they did play well, and it appears that under Mike and Lou things are headed in the right direction. In the meantime, Toronto can boast a real cool opening night tradition – the 48th Highland Regiment. In an era of light shows, Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 8, 20154:51 pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Journeys Into Jays Draw Attention of U.S. Media

Jays Draw Attention of U.S. Media

The big baseball story heading into baseball’s playoffs is the return to post season play for the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets. But also garnering some attention, even south of the border, is baseball fever taking home in Toronto. Numerous American media outlets have noticed how the city of Toronto, the province of Read Article

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Friday, October 2, 2015
Journeys Into Lucy Maud Montgomery schoolhouse struggles to stay open

Lucy Maud Montgomery schoolhouse struggles to stay open

A community group in Lower Bedeque, P.E.I., is looking for ways to attract more visitors to the schoolhouse where Anne of Green Gables author Lucy Maud Montgomery once taught. Montgomery taught at the school for only six months in 1897 before returning to Cavendish to care for her elderly grandmother following the death of her grandfather. She Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 2, 20157:15 pm
Friday, October 2, 2015
Journeys Into A Stamp Honouring Hockey Goaltender Greats

A Stamp Honouring Hockey Goaltender Greats

Six goalies who left their stamp on the game can now be found in your mailbox. Canada Post unveiled their Great Canadian Goalie stamps  on Thursday October 1. The limited edition stamps feature Bernie Parent, Johnny Bower, Lorne “Gump” Worsley, Tony Esposito, Ken Dryden, and Martin Brodeur. All living honourees were in attendance except for Read Article

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