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True Or False? Zamboni Racing Was A Demonstration Sport At The ’88 Winter Olympics

The organization behind those Heritage Minutes we see on TV and online recently compiled a list of 30 statements framed as bits of Canadian trivia and asked respondents to say whether the statements were true or false. 62 per cent

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Rick’s Final Rant To Air Tonight

After 15 years, the final edition of the Rick Mercer Report will air on the CBC tonight at 8 PM. The final show will be an hour-long retrospective on Rick’s unique brand of Canadiana – turning the spotlight on countless

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‘Name The Train’ Contest Winners Revealed

Last November, the City of Ottawa invited local kids under the age of 16 to submit names for the rail cars that will soon travel along Ottawa’s two light rail lines. Over the weekend, the winning names were revealed at

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New Poll On Being Canadian

As Canada’as 150th fast approaches, a poll commissioned by Historica Canada and conducted by Ipsos, surveyed a number of Canadians about various aspects of Canadiana.  For example, when asked what single word would describe Canada, the most popular answer was

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