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W R Best Grade 8 School Trip – May 1964

Guess where? Bridge to Hull over Ottawa River Peace Tower view of Ottawa Champlain Lookout in the Gatineau Hills Mackenzie King’s cottage My friends Ena and Dennis: the beginning of their lifelong friendship.

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NAFTA: a Canadian Perspective

North American Free Trade Agreement Donald Trump made an election promise to the American people. Actually he made many promises, never thinking that he’s have to keep any of them, because he expected to lose. The particular promise I wish … Continue reading

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Crossover Stars: UK to Canada

Angela Griffin There’s a new kid in town. Yet another ‘jobbing actor’ is moving across the Atlantic to star in a Canadian show. The show, which hasn’t been released here yet, is called The Detail. In it, Angela will play a … Continue reading

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Crossover Stars: UK to Canada and USA

Thomas Craig It isn’t often that a ‘jobbing’ actor gets to be on two hit TV series, one on each side of the Atlantic Ocean. That is precisely what happened to Thomas Craig. Coronation Street Between 1992 and 1996, Thomas … Continue reading

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Canada’s Unsung Hero?

Bryan Adams Although Bryan was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1959, it wasn’t until he moved to Burnaby in British Columbia that he became the Rock ‘n’ Roller that he is now. His first hit, and video, was “Cuts Like … Continue reading

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Contemporary Canadian Folk Musicians

One is Gone but Most Remain Growing up, music played a tug-of-war with my heart and my mind. I like most genres. But the soft spot is the category “Old Folkie”: I aspire to that one. (Harry Chapin wrote a … Continue reading

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