August 23rd, 2017

Canada 150

Eye on the Esplanade: Ceramics exhibition shows varied interpretations of Canada’s formation

By Medicine Hat News on March 24th, 2017

This year, Canadians will celebrate 150 years as a nation. To commemorate this unique occasion, the Esplanade Art Gallery presents Oh Ceramics! a national exhibition featuring 16 ceramic artists from across Canada. We thought it was most appropriate to present an exhibition of high-calibre Canadian artists working in clay, the bedrock of our region and ... Read More »

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Legion No. 17 celebrating Canada

By Gillian Slade on March 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News An evening to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with dinner and dancing is being hosted March 25 by the Legion — Robertson Memorial Branch No. 17. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:45. The event is open to all Legion members and all members of the community. It is ... Read More »

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Inspiration required for Canada 150

By Medicine Hat News Opinon on February 2nd, 2017

The countdown is on, and we should consider ourselves on the clock leading up to the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday this summer. This week a ticker debuted on the News’ front page that will count down to July 1. Until then, the News will detail plans for the special celebration as they roll out, ... Read More »

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Committee suggests local Canada Day boost

By Collin Gallant on February 1st, 2017

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant With 150 days until Canada marks its 150th birthday, a council committee is recommending extra cash be spread through to a number of local festivals to help with celebrations. Monday’s meeting of the public services committee heard that administrators had been contemplating ways to boost local profile of the sesquicentennial celebrations. They recommend ... Read More »

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Canada 150: Canadian-isms

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2017

Oh Canada! To help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year we’re putting together a few special projects and for one of them we want to know what comes to your mind when you think of this great nation? What do you tell people from other countries about Canada? What do you hear when you’re travelling ... Read More »

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Canada 150: Reasons to love Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on January 16th, 2017

We’re celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday this year, and we want to celebrate our own slice of Canada at the same time. As part of our special coverage of the 150th year of this great nation we’re asking you for 150 reasons to love Medicine Hat and the surrounding region. Is your favourite thing about the ... Read More »

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Canada 150: Tell us about the best year of your life

By Medicine Hat News on January 12th, 2017

The country is going all out to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year, and it’s bound to be one of the best years Canada ever experiences. We at the News want to know what the best year of your life has been. Do some thinking, some reminiscing and some photo-gazing, and when you’ve settled on ... Read More »

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The Daffodil Project hopes to make Canada’s 150th a memorable year

By Gillian Slade on December 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 offers an opportunity to mark the occasion with something tangible that will be enjoyed and remembered for years to come. Organizers of the Daffodil Project hope to see an extra ordinary year of daffodil bulbs planted to celebrate Canada’s special birthday. It would leave a lasting ... Read More »

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Canada 150: Born on July 1? Send your pic

By Medicine Hat News on November 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Were you born on July 1? If so, the Medicine Hat News wants to help you celebrate your Canada Day birthday as part of the newspaper’s 2017 plans for Canada’s 150th birthday on that day. Whether you live in Medicine Hat or one of the surrounding communities, we not only want your ... Read More »

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