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Sunday, January 8, 2017
Journeys Into How Canada Has Celebrated Major Milestone Birthdays Past

How Canada Has Celebrated Major Milestone Birthdays Past

Canada’s 150th anniversary celebration looks to be like none to date. Historically,  the enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (today called the Constitution Act, 1867), which confederated Canada, was celebrated on July 1, 1867, with the ringing of the bells at the Cathedral Church of St. James in Toronto and “bonfires, fireworks and Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 8, 20177:38 pm
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Journeys Into The CP Holiday Train:  A Christmas time rite of the Season

The CP Holiday Train: A Christmas time rite of the Season

It’s a relatively new traditional as those things go. But in a very short time the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has become an important rite of the Christmas season. Since 1999, ​​​​​​​​​​ the CP Holiday Train has dressed up for the season, ready to support communities and raise awareness​ of hunger-related issues. As in years past, Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 27, 20165:17 pm
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Journeys Into It’s Grey Cup Day

It’s Grey Cup Day

To some it may not be what it used to be (what is ?). But it is still a quintessentially Canadian Day. The 104th Grey Cup game will be played today in Toronto pitting the Calgary Stampeders against the Ottawa Redblacks. A half century after it happened our lasting Grey Cup memory was the game Read Article

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Friday, November 11, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Leonard Cohen

Passing: Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen, the hugely influential Canadian singer and songwriter whose work spanned five decades, died at the age of 82. Wrote Rolling Stone of the Westmount, Quebec born Cohen: Cohen was the dark eminence among a small pantheon of extremely influential singer-songwriters to emerge in the Sixties and early Seventies. Only Bob Dylan exerted a Read Article

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Journeys Into Remembering Remembrance Day

Remembering Remembrance Day

Today it is now a national holiday for federal and many provincial government workers, and the largest ceremonies are attended in major cities by tens of thousands. Remembrance Day plays an important role in what it means to be Canadian. For example, the ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa is nationally televised, while Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 10, 20165:33 pm
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Journeys Into About the Poppies

About the Poppies

We are constantly moved by the site of a poppy being worn on a lapel. There is a quite understatement to its presence – something quintessentially Canadian, a quietly strong statement made in a dignified manner. Its has become a rite of the season – an appropriate memorial for Remembrance Day – a solemn occasion Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 9, 201610:38 pm
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Journeys Into FWTW (Fries with the Works)

FWTW (Fries with the Works)

There’s a regional specialty in P.E.I. that, while not quite making French Fries healthy, does add a healthy eating aspect to them. In O’Leary, population of 692 (1996) located in Prince County, calls itself “Hockeytown PEI”. It is in potato growing country. Potatoes are important to the place. It is home of a Potato Museum,  whose Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 26, 20166:50 pm
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Journeys Into The Scariest Places Canada (at least in name)

The Scariest Places Canada (at least in name)

I assume that folks are as friendly in and around these places as anywhere else, but if one were to judge a place by its name some might shudder. With Halloween almost here, we stopped to look at a map & on the internet of Canada in search of some of the scarier names of Read Article

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