By Canadian Press on June 28th, 2017
Canada’s identity has been shaped by its people, from its original Indigenous inhabitants, to its earliest settlers, to the immigrants who have arrived from all over the planet — now representing more than 250 ethnic origins, from Afghan to Zulu — to build a new life in Canada. They brought elements of their cultures with ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Canadian Press on June 13th, 2017
With a history checkered by residential schools, Indian agents and more instances of abuse, many Indigenous people in Canada wonder what’s worth celebrating. Among those is Isaac Murdoch, from Serpent River First Nation about 150 kilometres west of Sudbury, Ont., who says the history of indigenous people dates back at least 10,000 years. “Ignoring 10,000 ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on June 3rd, 2017
I grew up on the streets of London, Ont. Its motto? “The Maple City.” Well, most mid-20th-century kids did spend time on the streets and in the neighbours’ yards. That’s where we played from morning to night. We really did walk back and forth to school four times each day. In the autumn of the ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on May 13th, 2017
Steve MacNaull Special to the News It doesn’t get more quintessentially Canadian than maple leafs, Mounties, maple syrup, moose and mountains. That’s exactly why Atlantic Luggage has plastered the Canuck motifs all over the hard-sided suitcases in its Canadiana Collection released to celebrate the country’s sesquicentennial. Of course, there’s more to The Great White North ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Mo Cranker on May 12th, 2017
firstname.lastname@example.org @MHNmocranker The people working at the Esplanade are making sure the gallery is doing its part to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday. Starting off with the Esplanade’s first Art Walk event of the year tonight, and continuing with two new exhibitions, gallery curator Joanne Marion says she is very excited for what is happening at ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on May 12th, 2017
Medicine Hat News Parks Canada says it is excited to kick off Canada 150 celebrations at Fort Walsh National Historic Site. As is the case at other national parks in the country, entry to Fort Walsh National Historic Site is free with the 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass. Canada’s national parks and historic sites enable ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Canadian Press on May 9th, 2017
David O’Laney unlocks the gate to the historic site he is charged with protecting and swings it wide, allowing entrance to what is arguably the birthplace of modern Alberta and all that has meant to the rest of Canada. Appropriately, the road in is paved with bitumen. “This is where the first experimental oilsands processing ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Tim Kalinowski on May 5th, 2017
email@example.com @MHNTimKal The road toward the 21st annual Medicine Hat JazzFest began with a a special launch at the Days Inn on Thursday. Guests and sponsors were treated to some smooth jazz melodies by guitarist Rick Lett, complimentary beverages and a courtesy luncheon prior to the official kickoff. Master of Ceremonies for the event was ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Tim Kalinowski on May 3rd, 2017
firstname.lastname@example.org @MHNTimKal Seven Persons School students are knitting toques to show off their national pride, and to support a good cause in their home community. “We are selling 150 toques to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday,” explains Grade 6 student Corban Burritt. “Only 150 will be made, and we have sold 67 already. We want to ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Canadian Press on May 2nd, 2017
In the early 1970s, domestic violence was still a problem with no name — a private reality for many women, but not an issue considered the business of government or police. It was in this setting that a group of young feminists set about opening the first shelter for abused women and children in Canada. ... Read More »Be the first to comment!