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.
Henri the mascot bear
Mar 23, 2017 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

TBT: ‘Henri’ the runaway mascot bear gets treed in 1915

In this week’s #ThrowbackThursday photo from First World War era Toronto, Private R.L. Smith of the...

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Canada 150 | Mar 23, 2017

Canada 150 Quiz: How well do you know Canadian events?

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

North York Mirror | by Michele McLean
Canada 150 | Mar 23, 2017

Enter our Canada 150 essay contest

This year, we at Metroland Media Toronto are marking two important dates. As you know, July 1 is Canada’s 150th...

City Centre Mirror
Canada 150 | Mar 23, 2017
Canadian Crisis: Conscription

A Canadian Crisis: Conscription Crisis of 1917 divides English and French Canada

Caused rioting in Quebec City

Aurora Banner | by Tim Kelly
Community | Mar 22, 2017
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Etobicoke’s Our Lady of Sorrows to receive $330K Canada 150 grant

A new and improved field of dreams should be installed at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School within the next year, thanks,...

Etobicoke Guardian | by Cynthia Reason
Music | Mar 21, 2017

Musicians wanted for the Danny Loves Music Series 2017

The Danforth Mosaic Business Improvement Area has issued a call for talented, local musicians to take part in its annual the...

East York Mirror | by Joanna Lavoie
Food | Mar 21, 2017

Culinary historian Bridget Wranich comes to Riverdale

The Riverdale Historical Society will welcome culinary historian Bridget Wranich to its monthly event on Tuesday, March...

East York Mirror | by Joanna Lavoie
Mar 16, 2017

The perfect recipe for a family gathering

Anniversaries tend to bring people together, especially when it's a big milestone — and Catelli Pasta is celebrating one of...

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Mar 16, 2017

#TBT: 1961 snow day in Toronto

Snow days aren’t always all fun and games – just ask the young lad in this week’s #ThrowbackThursday photo from 1961. His...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Cynthia Reason
Mar 16, 2017

Proud Moment Photo: Signing of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

By 1967, Canada had its own national symbols with all the powers of an independent nation, except one: the power to amend...

Etobicoke Guardian | 1 Comment
Mar 16, 2017

Canada 150 Quiz: How well do you know your Hockey Lingo?

Here's your chance to test your knowledge of hockey talk.

Mississauga News | Add Comment
Mar 15, 2017

Google invites Canadian youths to design Canada 150 Google Doodle

Google has turned to Canadian youths to design a Google Doodle for Canada’s 150th birthday. The Doodle 4 Google...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Tara Hatherly
Mar 14, 2017

Leslieville author Sandra Joyce speaks about British Home Children

Leslieville resident and author Sandra Joyce will be speaking about British Home Children in Canada on Tuesday, March...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
Mar 10, 2017

Top 10 national parks in Canada

In honour of the country’s 150th anniversary, Parks Canada is offering free admission to all of its 40 national parks. In...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Adrien Benson
Mar 10, 2017

CANADA 150: Fun facts you probably didn't know

Canada, eh. The Great White North. The True North strong and free. It’s a place where we embrace milk in bags, toonies,...

Metroland Media | 1 Comment | by Vanessa Divers
Mar 10, 2017

10 best beaches in Canada (by province)

When you can’t afford that Cuba vacation you’ve been eyeing, remember that we’ve got some pretty spectacular beaches right...

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Mar 09, 2017

Fun facts about 5 Canadian foods

Interesting stories behind some of the country's most delectable dishes

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