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The Merb’ys calendar returns!

They’re back! The Newoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club have once again ‘finned’ up for another calendar saying, “We can help fill your quota of awesome” The ‘Merb’ys’ (Newfoundland for Mer-boys or mer-buddy’s) for a couple of years now »

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D-Day 75” Juno Beach Centre Identity Disc campaign.

Crossing a border, or boarding a plane or any number of other situations might involve someone asking you for your “I.D.” Usually this is thought to be short for “identification”. but it’s possible that in fact it might come from »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Get out of the house and into the ‘outdoors’

Survey shows appreciation for nature, but growing disconnect Canada is blessed with millions of square kilometres of wilderness, in addition to numerous national, provincial and municipal parks. It’s an ideal place to experience and enjoy nature, and in most cases »

Society

Group urges a return to school equity

Officially, public education is free in Canada but, in recent decades, parents have raised money for enhancements and there is concern that means some schools are able to offer more to students than others. Equity ‘since the very beginning’ “Canada…was »

Society

Beer launched to celebrate Black History Month

A special beer is being launched in Guelph in the province of Ontario using a symbol of the so-called Underground Railroad, used by slaves in the 1800s to escape from the southern U.S. to Canada. Lantern Ale is named for »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Art contest raises money for wetland conservation

Ducks Unlimited Canada has chosen Trevor Tennant as the artist of the year for his painting of moose called “Shoreline Retreat.” Tennant is from Bobcaygeon, Ontario. He has designed commemorative coins for the conservation group as well as several coins »