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The Bloc MP criticized the GG's office for the cost of "little trips and little canapés."
It's still one of the world's most-watched events.
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Queen Elizabeth II fronts Vanity Fair with her corgis and dorgis.
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Justin Trudeau announced on International Women's Day that a Canadian woman will appear on the next series of bank notes expected in 2018. And the Bank of Canada is now inviting nominations as to who should appear on the bill. This is our chance to have a say and perhaps at the same time make a statement.
Attending a live concert has always been a very special thing. Fans come out in hundreds or thousands to watch their favourite artists perform and share the special bond that is the love of live music...
Access to any song or artist is at the tip of our fingers and we can inform our friends on our interests and likes by sending a link. But with records, we shared the experience. We owned said album and we lent it to a friend to also enjoy; or other times, we would listen to the album together!
(LONDON-AFP) - Queen are to release new tracks featuring Freddie Mercury's vocals by the end of the year, the British rock group's guitarist Brian May said. The songs, dating back to the 1980s, will b...
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Fast forward to Sasquatch, and my feelings transcended the euphoria I had previously felt. Suddenly Mumford & Sons were speaking directly to me with this song. Lyrics about being separated from someone you love, despite the chain that binds you, took on a whole new meaning. The universe was speaking directly to me.
Just when you didn't think Rob Ford could get any worse, he does. From his proposal for mandatory drug testing for Toronto City Council members and manhandling reporters at City Hall, to opening up ab...
As the students among us head back to become more learned in the coming weeks, some might wonder what the point of formal education is -- especially after a summer of songs and shows brought to you by...
Three permanent residents in Canada recently challenged the requirement to swear an oath to the Queen in order to obtain citizenship, claiming that it violated their Charter rights to free expression...
A group of immigrants applying for Canadian citizenship are going to court and demanding to cede the oath to "her Majesty Queen Elizabeth." There is a simple answer to this non-problem. Don't move here. Don't move to one of the 43 nations with a monarchy either.
Just because Kate Middleton has been cooped up in hospital with horrible morning sickness, doesn't mean she hasn't been busy. On day three of her hospital stay, she's had a visit from Prince William,...
EDSON, Alta. - The Alberta man who became a YouTube sensation for enthusiastically belting out "Bohemian Rhapsody" from the back seat of an RCMP cruiser has been convicted of impaired driving and refu...
In this edition of One On One, Mansbridge does a competent job debriefing the distinguished CBC foreign correspondent Susan Ormiston, back in London after her latest foreign assignment. So why do journalists like Susan Ormiston volunteer to go to all these places where people kill each other, and too often kill journalists who might as well have targets painted on their flak jackets?
Six hundred Order of Canada medallists gathered at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on June 18 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. The medalists, or a goodly portion of them, had 60 years of achievements under their belts. There was a profusion of canes in attendance, as well as walkers and wheelchairs. But the organizers of this event seem not to have expected it.
OTTAWA - Canada seems to have more monarchists looking for a party than the government thought.A new document shows the Department of Canadian Heritage was flooded with applications for money to throw...
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has refused a request by a Quebec resident to fire Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Chantal Dupuis, a Montreal resident, wrote the Queen in December requesting sh...
As Minister Moore is insisting we spend this week reveling in memories of Elizabeth II's six decades on the throne, it's worthwhile to recall just how just magnificently little of note or substance this woman has actually done with the office she's held for so very long.
TORONTO - When Princess Elizabeth succeeded to the British throne in 1952, Canada hailed her as the country's queen even before the declaration was issued in her homeland. Six decades later, royal wat...
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The monarchy has no business having any business in a democratic country such as Canada. We are an independent nation of Canadians first and foremost, and should not be subjugated to professing our love, let alone allegiance to some woman (for that is what she is, some woman) across the Atlantic, living in a palace.
Canadians will have new stamps to commemorate the Queen's 60 years as monarch — though it will cost 61 cents to use them. Gov. Gen. David Johnston announced the new stamps to commemorate the 60th ann...
OTTAWA - When it comes to celebrating the Queen's 60th year on the throne, the governing Conservatives don't want to spend a king's ransom.New documents show Heritage Minister James Moore's office bal...
Tired of all the attention for the monarchy? You're not alone. Members of the Liberal party will vote later this month on whether Canada should cut ties with the monarchy and replace the Queen with an...
Three Canadians will join a Queen tribute band being created to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the British rockers, including a Montrealer who is a remarkable sound-alike for Freddie Mercury. Mon...
A Montreal-born singer is getting closer to a shot at performing as Queen’s Freddie Mercury. Marc Martel is a finalist in The Queen Extravaganza, which asks aspiring vocalists, guitarists, drummers a...
No one should have been completely surprised that the Conservatives were appealing to voters in the rest of Canada, given Québec's declining weight in the federation.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads to Perth, Australia Tuesday for a biennial meeting with Commonwealth leaders and a likely audience with the Queen, here are a few things to watch out for: 1. Will...
There should be no job in Canada that is not available to any Canadian citizen willing to do the work to earn the position, so Canada should refuse to consent to a change in the Act of Succession unless it is a complete overhaul of how the kings and queens of Canada are selected.