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Canadian Women Pioneers Celebrated During Women’s History Month   Oct 2nd 2013  

From small towns on the wide open prairie to the other-worldly environs of outer space, Canadian women are pioneers in testing the possibilities before them.  ...more

  Womens Month 
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Canada's history is worth emphasizing   Feb 1st, 2013  Globe Editorial
There is no arguing with the major thrust of the government agenda outlined to the Conservative caucus this week by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. ...more   Saving Canada History 
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Preservation of History at Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site   Feb 11, 2013  Marketwire
CLAYBANK, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2013) - On behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister  ...more   Claybank Brick Plant 
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New history museum will ‘pleasantly surprise’ Canadians, CEO predicts   Feb 5, 2013   Ottwaw Citizen
OTTAWA — The longtime Canadian Museum of Civilization supporter was perplexed. “I don’t understand what you’re trying to do,” he told Mark O’Neill, ...more   New Museum 
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Liberal leadership debate with Justin Trudeau, Marc Garneau:   Jan 20, 2013   National Post

VANCOUVER — Federal Liberals get their first chance today to directly compare and contrast the nine candidates promising to lead their once-mighty party out of the political wilderness...more

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The new Canadian Museum of History heads to Montréal! Jan 18, 2013  Canada Newswire

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Museum of Civilization will be in Montréal, Quebec on Thursday, January 24 to invite the public to participate in the creation of the new Canadian Museum of History  .....more

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Welsh project revives Canadian history with QR codes Jan 2, 2013  Sun News

Wales - Tourists visiting a historic church in Wales will now be able to use their smartphones to learn the history behind the more than 80 Canadian war graves that line the church yard..more

Wales History 
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Peter Lougheed passes away Sept 14, 2012   Toronto Star

EDMONTON—A transformational force for the betterment of Alberta and Canada, a charming leader unique to his generation, a giant of Canadian history, a political hero..

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Peckford and the Kitchen Debate Sept 13, 2012   National Post 

Former Newfoundland premier Brian Peckford has literally rewritten history, prompting the Canadian Encyclopedia to substantially revise the story of the 1982 patriation of the Constitution.

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Franklin Search Continues Sept 10, 2012   CBC  

Searchers looking for the lost ships of Sir John Franklin's 1845 Arctic expedition have discovered small artifacts and bits of human remains connected to the doomed polar mission.

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Short Guide to Canada's History Sept 9, 2012  Chronicle Herald 

Writing a good history of Canada in 330 pages demands knowledge, literary skill and, perhaps most importantly, the judgment to focus on essentials. Of course, what is deemed essential changes over time..

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