Canadian Heritage

Harper Called Out Over Lack Of Party For Canadian Flag

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - With the 50th birthday of Canada's beloved Maple Leaf flag just a month away, some are wondering why there's been so little fanfare from the ...

5 Things Every Canadian Must Know About Our Flag

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's iconic Maple Leaf flag turns 50 next month. Five things every self-respecting Canadian ought to know about its history:The flag was ...

How Canadian Media Enforce a Black Male's Self-Hatred

Anthony Morgan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Anthony Morgan

Recently, the Guardian published an article titled "Why I hate being a black man" by a Canadian writer. No similarly prominent Canadian media outlets have provided a much-needed black male Canadian's reaction to the piece. The deafening silence is curious, telling and typically Canadian.

Finding Tony 2012

Vac Verikaitis | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Living
Vac Verikaitis

So I'm standing outside "The Barn" restaurant ("It's called The Barn because all the animals go there" I was once told), having a smoke, and some hapless soul walks up and asks me for a cigarette. That'll teach me to open up a full pack on Queen Street. As I hand this guy his smoke, he looks at me, and in all sincerity asks "Do you know Tony?".

The Secret and Steamy Story of Canada's Pacific Railways

Alastair Sweeny | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada
Alastair Sweeny

At first glance, the Canadian Pacific Railway contract fiasco of the early 1870s is the granddaddy of all Canadian scandals. But only the tip of the iceberg has been recounted ad nauseam by historians. The real story is far more gripping, and is actually one of the more fascinating events in Canadian business and political history.

The Queen's Jubilee: When Half A Million Flags Are Not Enough

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservatives have never been shy about flying the flag for the monarchy.Now the government is ordering even more Diamond Jubilee flags t...