Highlights/memorial

International, Politics, Society

Proposed Monuments continue to cause controversy

Two major monuments envisaged for Canada continue to elicit controversy and resistance. In once case the large monument slated for Cape Breton Highlands National Park in east coast Canada, had seen some big names withdrawn. That monument to Canada’s war» 

International, Politics, Society

Controversial monument slated for national capital

It’s called the National Monument to Victims of Communism. A large, multi-million dollar memorial to be built on prime federal land donated by the government near the Supreme Court, Justice Building and the Library and Archives buildings. Ludwik Klimkowski, is» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

New health concerns over a recent tiny, and annoying arrival in Canada

Mosquitoes in Canada have become more than just an extremely annoying nuisance. As vectors carrying disease, they can be of great concern. Certainly in Canada in recent years a species carrying West Nile disease has been a concern. Now in» 

International, Politics

Canada’s Mandela delegation includes the PM, three former PMs

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper was joined by three former prime ministers as he arrived on a Government of Canada plane in South Africa Monday (December 9) for the Nelson Mandela memorial. Former prime ministers Brian Mulroney, Kim Campbell and» 

International, Politics, Society

National Holocaust Memorial for Canada

On Tuesday of this week, National Holocaust Memorial Day, the Canadian government announced the site of the National Holocaust monument. The site in Ottawa will be located near the National War Museum.  Making the announcement at a formal ceremony was»