Canada Heritage

How the Harper Government Manipulates Canadian History

Stéphane Dion | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada Politics
Stéphane Dion

We must pay tribute to the courage and sacrifices of our soldiers, past and present, and highlight their essential contribution to peace and democracy. But we must also highlight the other remarkable aspects of Canadian history. The 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation is almost here and its preparations are lagging. Mr Harper and his Heritage minister, Shelly Glover, seem unable to give the celebration a clear focus. There is room for concern that once again, they will be content with showcasing Canada's military feats and refuse to acknowledge everything else that has made our nation a source of hope and envy in the world.

My Canada Is Defined By Homemade Pasta, Not Tim Horton's

Julie Rusciolelli | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada Living
Julie Rusciolelli

My parents raised me with an Italian paintbrush against a stark blank Canadian canvas which we discovered together slowly and willingly as a family, and on my own life's journey through school, work, marriage and raising a family.

Whitewashing Remembrance: I Wear A Poppy For Native Veterans

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I choose to wear the poppy for a different reason. I choose to wear it because as a woman with Native ancestry, I want to remember those whose faces we never see in the Heritage moments or on the Remembrance Day TV spots. While we remember the many veterans who fought in the many wars Canada has been involved in, the iconic images of these veterans are whitewashed.

Bold Colours, Fresh Prints: Kazakhstan Fashion Week 2012

Ramp1885.com | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Style
Ramp1885.com

At Kazakhstan Fashion Week, tradition, modernity and global essence are combined to create a visually stunning Fall/Winter 2012 season. Held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, we have honed on key designers who we feel really made a unique fashion statement.

Tories Plan To Party Like It's 1812

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The public's knowledge of the War of 1812 might be a bit sketchy, but Canadians might not easily forget who's banging the drum for the bicent...

Saskatchewan's Government-Run Secret Burial Ground

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2011 | Canada

REGINA - Somewhere along the South Saskatchewan River, lying beneath whispering prairie grass, is a secret aboriginal burial ground owned and operated...