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Preserving another piece of Canada’s vanishing railway history

Canada’s history is that of it’s railways. For example, the west coast province of British Columbia only agreed to join Canada if a railway was built to link it to the east. Railways brought settlers to the wide open country,» 

Arts and Entertainment, Education, Indigenous, Lifestyle, Society

Canada 150: Summer excitement to come to Arctic skies

Arctic air shows for Canada’s 150th birthday Because they are so remote, Canada’s many Arctic cities, towns, and hamlets are usually left out of any major cross-Canada events. An effort is being made to change that in part with a» 

Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle

Guitars guitars guitars..and banjos, mandolins, and amps and guitars, and..

The small southern Ontario town of Elmira was heaven for hundreds and hundres of guitar lovers this weekend as they crowded in a large hall in town. It was the sixth annual Ontario Vintage Guitar show, and there were guitars» 

History, International, Military

Update: Lancaster KB-882-historic bomber to survive

Where once there were thousands, now only a handful survive. For 51 years, one of the 17 remaining examples of the iconic Lancaster bomber has sat in the open at the municipal airport in Edmunston New Brunswick.. KB-882 was one»