Canada 150

Canada 150

Join us in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday. From January to July we will have new articles, quizzes, lists and more every week. Plus you will have a chance to enter a number of Canada 150 contests. Come back each week for your dose of all things Canadian.
Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock
If you happen to have your ancestry line connect with a prominent one, it could fast-track you back through well-researched generations.
14 hours ago | Add Comment | Beach Mirror

REMEMBERING OUR YESTERDAYS: The joy of jumping back 36 generations

Bill Gladstone

My niece Katie gave birth to her first child recently, a boy named Joseph, and she suddenly...

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Canada 150 | Feb 16, 2017

Weston Village BIA plans multicultural festival for summer

Following some racial negativity spurred by the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, the Weston Village BIA wants to...

York Guardian | by Dominik Kurek
Multicultural | Feb 16, 2017

York University hosts Black History Month symposium

York University will host Black History Month Symposium: The Evolving Meaning of Blackness in Canada this weekend. Jean...

North York Mirror
Canada 150 | Feb 16, 2017
Maple Leafs Gardens circa 1950

#TBT: Maple Leaf Gardens was the ‘Bee's Knees’ back in 1950

This flashback photo from 1950 depicts an unnamed couple showcasing their best Charleston Bees Knees dance moves during an...

City Centre Mirror
Canada 150 | Feb 16, 2017
15 dates every Canadian should know

Canada 150: 15 historic dates every Canadian should know

How well do you know Canadian history? Check out these 15 historic dates that every Canadian should know. 1. July 1,...

Aurora Banner | by Tim Kelly
Canada 150 | Feb 16, 2017
Canada 150 Quiz: How well do you know Canadian ghost towns?

Canada 150 Quiz: How well do you know Canadian ghost towns?

Here's your chance to test your knowledge of all things Canadian. This week find out how well you know your Canadian ghost...

Beach Mirror | by Michele McLean
Canada 150 | Feb 16, 2017
Canada 150 - Vimy Ridge

Proud Moment Photo: Battle of Vimy Ridge

Vimy Ridge is a story of bravery and sacrifice, The Vimy Foundation reports. The Germans had successfully resisted...

Etobicoke Guardian
Feb 14, 2017

Celebrating the Canadian flag on Feb. 15

Every province and territory has its own flag

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Feb 09, 2017

#TBT: Oscar Peterson tickles the ivories at Toronto’s Boy’s Club in 1946

In honour of Black History Month, this week’s Throwback Thursday photo pays tribute to late, great Canadian jazz pianist...

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Feb 09, 2017

HISTORY CORNER: Farmers brought their best to Etobicoke's agricultural fairs

In April 1855, the Agricultural Society of Etobicoke held its first fair in the Village of Mimico (renamed “Islington” in...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Denise Harris
Feb 09, 2017

Canada 150 Quiz: How well do you know your Newfoundland Kitchen Party Lingo?

Here's your chance to match wits with Newfoundland Kitchen Party Lingo.

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Feb 09, 2017

Canada 150 Famous Canadians: Terry Fox

Terry Fox inspired millions with the Marathon of Hope, his attempt to run from coast to coast across Canada in 1980.

Mississauga News | Add Comment | by Iain Colpitts
Feb 07, 2017

Toronto residents asked to share six-word story about 'The Six'

A new initiative is asking Torontonians to share their own six-word description of their city, with select entries slated to...

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Feb 04, 2017

Canada 150: Top 10 museums in Canada

When it comes to exploring the past, whether it be recent or ancient, Canadians have many choices. There are many fine...

Beach Mirror | 1 Comment
Feb 03, 2017

BLACK IN TORONTO: February as Black History Month is for everyone

Black History Month did not just happen one day, and it is not in February because it is the shortest and coldest month of...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rosemary Sadlier
Feb 03, 2017

Bloor West Ukrainian Mural project looking for artists

A Toronto group is looking for artists to create a mural that will pay tribute to Bloor West Village’s Ukrainian — Canadian...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment | by Aaron D'Andrea
Feb 02, 2017

#TBT: Eskimos celebrate 1956 Grey Cup victory over Alouettes

This flashback locker room photo from Nov. 24, 1956 shows Edmonton Eskimos’ starting quarterback Don Getty toasting to his...

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