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Did You Know? The New Senate
Preparations for major renovations to the Center Block continue. The complete rehabilitation of this building will begin in the fall of...
Did You Know? Manitoba Women Vote
In January 1916, Manitoba granted the right to vote to women. It was the first Canadian jurisdiction to do so. As Philippe Murat tells us,...
Did You Know? The West Block
In the Fall of 2018, the House of Commons will be relocated to the West Block while the Center Block will be shut down to allow for...
Did You Know ? The Story of Beechwood Cemetery
Beechwood Cemetery is the National Cemetery of Canada. It’s the final resting place of over 75, 000 Canadians, including prime ministers,...
Did You Know? Newfoundland National War Memorial
August 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. For many Canadians, the Great War is considered to be a...
Did You Know? Governor General's Literary Awards
The Governor General's Literary Awards honour and represent the rich diversity of Canadian literature. Each year, over 1500 books from...
Did You Know? The History of the Poppy
Every November, poppies blossom on the lapels and collars of millions of Canadians across the country. Since the 1920s, the poppy has been...
Did You Know? History of the Grey Cup
It’s the name of Canada’s most-watched annual sporting event and is considered a true Canadian icon. But did you know that the Grey Cup...