Canada JFK

Plane From Toronto Slides Off Runway At JFK

CP | Verena Dobnik, The Associated Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A plane from Toronto slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, hal...

JFK And The Songs His Assassination Inspired

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Music

It was 50 years ago today that John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas. It was a sound that reverberated around the world and has continued to do so...

The Legacy Of John F. Kennedy In Dallas

Vacay.ca | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

At the Dallas Museum of Art, a massive Robert Rauschenberg collage titled Skyway will catch any visitor's eye -- a bold combination of colours and arresting pop culture images are a brief summary of the early 1960s and one man: John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

How JFK Assassination Was Reported On Canadian TV

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

As news of John F. Kennedy’s assassination broke on Nov. 22, 1963, CBC TV took to the airwaves with a special broadcast. Pictures from the day th...

HuffPost Canada Readers Remember The JFK Assassination

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada

Fifty years ago in Texas, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. It was arguably one of the most influential events of the last few decades....

I Remember Cutting Class the Day Camelot Died

Peter Martyn | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada
Peter Martyn

I don't remember whether I had Latin or math or biology that period. For sure, none of us knew, then, that we were living through one of the defining moments of 20th century American history. At 2:30, there was static on the PA and the room hushed. The principal, trying unsuccessfully to keep his voice calm, said, "President Kennedy is dead. I'm sorry ... School is dismissed."

What Did JFK Do For Canada?

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - John F. Kennedy's personal pollster came to Canada with an assumed name, the blessing of the president and a secret objective: help defea...

A Tourist Attraction Fit For a JFK Fan

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

"Pretty much every news camera in the world is going to be focused on Dealey Square on November 22," said our tour guide, as he led us into the lobby of the most visited tourist attraction in Dallas. The Sixth Floor Museum located on the corner of Elm and Houston streets. The window on the sixth floor where Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly shot John F. Kennedy, the President of the United States, in 1963.

Why JFK Died, and Why it Matters 48 Years Later

Brian McKenna | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada
Brian McKenna

The bullet that blew apart the magnificent head of John Kennedy passed within
inches of his wife,
Jacqueline. She remembered the horror in slow motion, a quizzical look on his face as a fragment of his skull flew backward.

I Saw Lee Harvey Oswald Gunned Down

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

I happened to be the only Canadian journalist in the underground garage of the Dallas police station that bright Sunday morning two days later, when JFK's accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was gunned down by Jack Ruby.

Lee Harvey Oswald's "Lover" Claims Conspiracy

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Here we go again! Another conspiracy theory -- this time by a woman who has written a 600-page book (Me and Lee) claiming she and Lee Harvey Oswald were lovers and that instead of assassinating John Kennedy in 1963, he was trying to save him.