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Ignatieff had been the Conservative Party's favourite target.
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It's considered one of the country's highest civilian honours.
Clarke frequently wrote about the immigrant experience and being black in Canada.
Ranjit Kumar Chandra has been accused of scientific fraud.
The Constitution defined a container, but not the content. Nothing in it says that the Senate has to be a partisan body. It has become so by choice, due to a particular political culture. Filling the Senate with non-partisan members is a practical first step to its cultural evolution.
Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner as an Officer of the Order of Canada. The veteran researcher is widely...
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Rockin' Ronnie Hawkins was in a studio recording "Big Boss Man" and "High Blood Pressure" on May 7, 1963 with five backing musicians who later became The Band. Fifty-one years later, the legendary roc...
What makes the traditional New Year's announcement of fresh inductees to the Order of Canada so consistently galling is how damn many there always are -- this year, 90 in all. For a nation of such supposedly modest people, Canadians give themselves an awful lot of prizes. All this blind awarding can only wind up achieving the exact opposite of what it's supposed to. Just as printing more money doesn't make everyone richer, simply handing out lots of awards for being great won't actually make more great people -- it'll just devalue the privilege.
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TORONTO - The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed an application by Conrad Black to personally address an advisory council weighing whether he should be stripped of the Order of Canada.In a decision...
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The Order of Canada citation brilliantly captures the biography of Canada's own Francis O'Dea. "Frank O'Dea's triumph over adversity continues to captivate the hearts of Canadians. His personal victor...