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Princess Diana's Funeral Could Have Been Very Different

HuffPost Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.11.2017 | Canada Living

It's still one of the world's most-watched events.


The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Style

Queen Elizabeth II fronts Vanity Fair with her corgis and dorgis.

It's Time We Honour Indigenous Women On Canada's Currency

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty | Posted 04.08.2017 | Canada Politics
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

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.

Behold! History's Most Epic Concert Moments

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Gasparek | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Music

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 sha...

The Act of Listening's Changed Since Music Went Digital

Rob Mitchell | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada Music
Rob Mitchell

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!

Queen Releasing 'New' Songs With Freddie Mercury's Old Vocals

AFP | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Music

(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...

How An Epic Gig Changed My Life

Jenni Sheppard | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jenni Sheppard

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.

HEADLINES: The Rob Ford Scandal As Told Through Song

HuffPost Canada Music | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Music

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 ma...

11 Musicians Who Are Smarter Than You

HuffPost Canada Music | Heather Cleland | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Music

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 a...

Oath to Queen Is a Political Question, Not a Legal One

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

Three permanent residents in Canada recently challenged the requirement to swear an oath to the Queen in order to obtain citizenship, claiming that it...

Don't Want to Swear an Oath to the Queen? Don't Move Here

Tom Kott | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Tom Kott

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.

Kate Gets A Visit From Her Pippa And James

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

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 h...

Drunk 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Cop Car Singer Goes To Court

CP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Music

EDSON, Alta. - The Alberta man who became a YouTube sensation for enthusiastically belting out "Bohemian Rhapsody" from the back seat of an RCMP cruis...

Watching the Watchdog: Inside a War Correspondent's Head

Tim Knight | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

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?

Order of Canada Celebration was (Sadly) Lacking Order

Neil Seeman | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada
Neil Seeman

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.

Celebrating 60 Years of Royal Yawns

J.J. McCullough | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

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.

God Blast Our Queen!

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

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.

New More Expensive Queen Stamp

CBC | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada Politics

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. Davi...

Tories Balked At Cost Of Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebration

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Politics

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 documen...

Liberals Want To Get Rid Of The Queen?

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.05.2012 | Canada Politics

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...

Freddie Mercury Sound-Alike Marc Martel In Official Queen Tribute Band

CBC | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada

Three Canadians will join a Queen tribute band being created to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the British rockers, including a Montrealer who is...

Canadian Singer In Finals Of Queen Tribute Contest

CBC | Posted 01.28.2012 | Canada

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 Extr...

Quebec Needs a New Alliance

Norman Spector | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics
Norman Spector

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.

Althia Raj

What To Expect On Harper's Australian Trip | Althia Raj | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads to Perth, Australia Tuesday for a biennial meeting with Commonwealth leaders and a likely audience with the Queen,...

Why Not Just Ditch the Monarchy?

Craig MacBride | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Politics
Craig MacBride

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.