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Canada’s Ellie Black repeats 5-medal Pan Ams performance

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black’s breakout performance came four years ago in Toronto. Her Pan Am Games encore in Lima was on par and nearly one better. Black’s record-smashing run to the podium continued Wednesday with a silver medal in the »

Society

Canada adds gold, silver and bronze to its medal count

Canadian athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in South Korea won three more medals Thursday to bring the country’s total to 13 – four gold, four silver and five bronze – placing Canada in third place behind Norway with 17 »

Canada 150, Highlights, Politics

Medals for “unsung heroes” (and Senators)

About half of Canada’s Senators are accepting medals for themselves which have been struck to give to Canadians who have contributed to make Canada a better place but who don’t usually make the headlines or get recognition. Earlier this year »

Indigenous, Society

Update: memorial to WWII indigenous hero

On September 17, 2016, hundreds of people in a small northern Ontario town, came to honour the memory of Sgt Charles Henry Byce. Politicians, Byce’s family members, veterans, representatives of the Moose Cree and aboriginal drummers, along with residents of »