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Category: Canada


Honouring the fallen at the National Military Cemetery 

When it comes to marking Remembrance Day, the National Military Cemetery of Canada — located within Beechwood Cemetery – is one of the most sacred locations for Canada’s military community. Since 2001, an annual ceremony has been held at the cemetery to honour fallen veterans. “A lot of the families come to the National Military Cemetery to be at that…

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Celebrating Canada Day downtown in photos

  Woman excited to be a part of Canada Day celebration at Major’s Hill Park. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] Group dressed as ninjas outside of Parliament Hill gets attention from passing viewers heading to the Hill. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] One of the many couples who came together to celebrate Canada Day on Parliament Hill. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] Group…


Advocates say deaf community will see positive ‘domino effect’ from bill C-81

May 29, 2019, was a historic day for the Canadian deaf community. It was the day American Sign Language (ASL),  Langue des signes du Québec (LSQ), and Indigenous Sign Language (ISL) were recognized as the primary languages of deaf Canadians.  This recognition is part of bill C-81, a broad federal accessibility bill tabled last year—currently awaiting royal assent.  Todd Tobin, Carleton…