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‘The Big Maple Leaf’, worth millions stolen in Germany

‘The Big Maple Leaf’, the huge gold coin, was stolen from the Bode Museum early this morning. Issued by the Royal Canadian Mint, the coin is 3-centimetres thick and about the width of a car tire. Certified by Guinness World Records due» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, History, International, Society

Niagara Falls, Maid of the Mist earliest launch

Niagara Falls, Maid of the Mist tours are one of the most popular tourist experiences at the natural wonder that’s shared by both Canada and the United States. The boats bring passengers from the New York side, to the bottom of» 

Arts and Entertainment, Education, History, Immigration & Refuge, Society

The LINK Online, March 25, 2017

The Canadian Stamp featuring the monument in Vimy, France, issued in honour of the centennial of the battle. © Canada Post Vimy Ridge Memorial The centennial of a major victory during World War One is coming up on April 9th. The» 

Animals, Arts and Entertainment, International

Red foxes spread to cities, make good neighbours: documentary

A new documentary features beautiful shots of red foxes and rare footage of newborn pups in their dens. The film called Fox Tales aired on the public broadcaster, CBC, last week and it shows red foxes spreading around the globe.» 

Arts and Entertainment, History, Society

Michael Crummey writing the poetry and stories of Newfoundland

International Poetry Day was Tuesday March 21st. Along with being the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, UNESCO designated it Poetry Day. “Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the» 

Animals, Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Education, Environment, History, Indigenous, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

Canada 150: C3-a coastal connection adventure- Atlantic, Arctic, Pacific

Canada is celebrating its 150 anniversary this year and a huge variety of projects have been envisaged for this important occasion. The Students on Ice Foundation, unique in itself, has developed yet another uniquely special event. Get a substantial ship» 

Arts and Entertainment, History, Society

Betty Kennedy, pioneering journalist, dead

Betty Kennedy was the presence many Canadians grew up with on Canadian radio and television. Her family announced her death today, at the age of 91. “She brought dignity, a femininity, a cool, controlled intelligence.” Kennedy began her career where» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Prince Tribute Show debuts in Edmonton

Edmonton’s Symphony Orchestra is performing again tonight, along with Prince’s former band mates, in the group known as The New Power Generataion, Guest conductor Raymond Baril and vocalist Mackenzie Green are part of the debut tribute show. Prince hits, including» 

Arts and Entertainment, Education, Immigration & Refuge, International, Society

Cole Foundation funding intercultural theatre in Montreal

The Cole Foundation continues the wishes of Jack Cole, the man who established the foundation in 1980.  “What is the use of living if not to make this world a better place for mankind.” was his motto. Born and raised in» 

Arts and Entertainment, History, International, Lifestyle, Society

Fashioning Expo ’67 opens at McCord Museum

The McCord Museum bills itself as’ Montreal’s Museum of Social History’ and the show that opened yesterday captures a special time in Canada through the lens of fashion. Expo ’67, the international fair that welcomed the world to Montreal for»