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The 2018 Poppy Campaign Begins Today

The Royal Canadian Legion’s annual poppy campaign leading up to Remembrance Day begins today. Canada’s Governor General, Julie Payette received the symbolic first poppy at a ceremony at the Beechwood Cemetery earlier today. Since 1921, the poppy has been a

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Local Honour For Grand Slam Champ Gabriela Dabrowski

On Monday, the City of Ottawa officially dedicated the Gabriela Dabrowski Tennis Courts at the Russell Boyd Park, on Bernard Street, in the south end, where the Canadian doubles star first honed her craft and still practices today. The city

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A Peterborough Teen Is On The Royal Wedding Guest List!

New information regarding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding guest list has been announced, and one of the lucky invitees is a Canadian teen. Peterborough’s Faith Dickinson is one of seven “incredible young people” who have been invited to

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Ringo Starr Finally Receives His Knighthood

You can call him ‘Sir’ Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. It’s a fitting honour for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William earlier

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US Postal Service To Honour Fred Rogers

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighbourhood, the US Postal Service has shared a mockup of what they intend to do – issue a stamp in honour of Fred Rogers’s groundbreaking PBS series. The design shows Fred

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Italians Want UNESCO To Give Pizza World Heritage Status

Who doesn’t love pizza? You can find it all over the world, but in Italy, the dish has special significance. It’s widely believed that a 19th-century Naples man named Raffaele Esposito invented the modern pizza ‘pie’. Now, more than two

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Tony Bennett To Be Honored With The Gershwin Prize For Popular Song

Tony Bennett’s chart-topping career spans seven decades. His interpretations of great American standards have put him in the history books and now he’s being honoured by The Library of Congress with this year’s Gershwin Prize for popular song. The lifetime

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Sophia Coppola Wins Cannes Palm d’Or Award For Best Director

The awards ceremony for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival took place on Sunday, culminating with a Palme d’Or win for Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s satire The Square. But as Variety reports, the most satisfying moment at the ceremony may have been Sofia

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Canadian Space & Aviation Museum Honours Former MP Mauril Bélanger

The Canada Space and Aviation Museum has just announced it has renamed its 250 seat theatre to the “Mauril Bélanger Theatre” in recognition of the former MP, who passed away last year. Mauril Bélanger played a key role in helping

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