Canada Day Newswire

Canada Day Newswire

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  1. Military studies extending life of Snowbird aircraft 20 years past retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Royal Canadian Air Force show team, the Snowbirds, perform the diamond formation pass over the Peace Tower during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill on July 1, 2016. The military's aging fleet of Tutor jets flown by the Snowbirds demonstration team could remain in flight until 2030 - two decades past the scheduled retirement date.

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  2. B.C. judge to rule whether couple was entrapped by police in terrorism stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Globe and Mail

    Lawyers for couple convicted of plotting to plant explosives near legislature say RCMP used inducements on vulnerable people, writes Sunny Dhillon In June, 2013, the Muslim converts were at a hotel in the Okanagan city of Kelowna, where they were supposed to be working on a terrorist plan to kill revellers and first responders during an attack at the British Columbia Legislature grounds on Canada Day. But the husband and wife, heroin addicts who had rarely ventured far from their Surrey basement suite and subsisted on welfare payments, spent much of their time smoking marijuana and playing video games.

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  3. What is Christmas in July?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... purely a commercial holiday, at least for northern hemisphere countries like Canada and the United States. After Canada Day (July 1) and the American Independence Day (July 4), there are no major holidays to market for until Labor Day, which falls ...

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  4. Bombers look to stymie Stamps' offence in round twoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CFL.ca

    The last time the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders met, a Canada Day showdown in Cowtown, the Stamps emerged as clear winners while the Bombers were faced with tough questions. Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell threw for more than 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns, the Stamps collectively ran for more than 200 yards and Winnipeg gave up 30 unanswered points en route to a 36-22 defeat that was never in doubt beyond the second quarter.

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  5. A nation proud - Canada Day across the FoothillsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Western Wheel

    Sam Mitchell, left, and Erin Shields speed elegantly down the line during the side saddle race at the Millarville Agricultural Society on July 1. YOLO - Hayden Robinson, of Fort McMurray, gets a Canadian flag painted on her cheek during Canada Day festivities at the Okotoks Recreation Centre on July 1. Crafty Kid - Josslyn Beach, 7, shows off the headband she made during Canada Day festivities at the Okotoks Recreation Centre on July 1. Cake Cutters - Emily Kampman, left and Chelsea Kampman help Mayor Bill Robertson cut the Canada Day cake during festivities at the Okotoks Recreation Centre on July 1. Canada Day Cutie - Ezra Solomon, 2, gets a maple leaf "tatooed" on her cheek during Canada Day festivities at the Okotoks Recreation Centre on July 1. Patriotic Princess - Alexa O'Neill, 2, stands with hat in hand during the singing of "O Canada" during festivities at the Okotoks Recreation ... (more)

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  6. USAF Honor Guard concludes Nova Scotia performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | DC Military

    Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team march during a Canada Day parade as part of the 2016 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canada Day celebrates the actions on July 1, 1867 when Canada became a new federation with its own constitution.

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  7. Fireworks spark debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... lake. "My biggest concern right now is we added a second display to Kal Beach," said Coun. Glen Taylor of the new Canada Day fireworks in addition to the annual Halloween fireworks. "There's a number of places in the states where fireworks are put ...

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  8. Whistler Last Week June 28 - July 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Madison Publishing

    ... CANADA D'EH!: Ronin Kester takes his granny and grampy for a tour of the firehall on their way to watch the Canada Day Parade on Friday (July 1). Photo by Lindsey Ataya FOND FAREWELL: The Grade 7 class at Signal Hill Elementary School celebrate ...

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  9. Big dollars roll in for Okanagan Rail TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | GlobalNews

    ... of the nearly 50 kilometres of trail. "The campaign is grateful for these two generous donors to spearhead the Canada Day Matching Challenge, and the response by each of the 876 donors," Duane Thomson, Trail Ambassador, said in a release. "The ...

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  10. Rail trail donors raise $450,422 for project constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | GlobalNews

    ... doubled the matching challenge to $100,000. What's being called by ambassadors of the rail trail project as the Canada Day Matching Funds Challenge, ended up bringing in a total of $225, 211. "This trail will help shape the future of this valley and ...

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  11. Tax hike won't solve spending problemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Journal-Pioneer

    New Brunswick raised its Harmonized Sales Tax on Canada Day to 15 per cent, joining slow-growth Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador with the highest HST rate in Canada. Taxpayers were told the two-point HST increase is needed to control the province's deficit, which today stands at $347 million.

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  12. Delta Angels fly high at U10 softball championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    There were Angels in the outfield this Canada Day long weekend, as Delta took third place at the girls under-10 softball championships. The Delta Angels, an all-star "supermite" softball team comprised of a dozen nine and 10-year-old girls from the North Delta Softball Association and South Delta Minor Fastpitch Association, competed in the 23rd annual U10 [Mite] Girls Invitational Championships at Squint Lake Park in Burnaby from July 1 to 3. The Angels, who had only practiced together for about four weeks prior to the tournament, placed third in a field of 22 teams.

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  13. Oakville waterfront park upgrade to be done by July 1, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | InsideHalton.com

    The project, which will see Halton Region contribute another $300,000, is scheduled to be completed in time for the Canada Day 150th anniversary celebration in 2017. The funding will go toward the construction of a shade tensile structure and performance plaza near the water's edge that will accommodate community events and performances.

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  14. Canada Day in Cache Creek had something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal

    The Village of Cache Creek had a wonderful Canada Day Celebration on July 1. The attendees enjoyed the warm weather, community spirit, and the free hot dogs, chips, and drinks. The park festivities started at 10:30 a.m. and went to 1:30 p.m., with many coming to check out the softball activity, enjoy lunch, and catch up with neighbours.

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  15. This Week in Photos: June 27 - July 3_0Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Prince George Citizen

    ... medal on John Scott on Friday. Scott was the recipient of the Medal of Good Citizenship in a ceremony as part of Canada Day festivities at Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park. Citizen Photo by James Doyle July 1, 2016 - James Doyle Doug Lafleur (red), and ...

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  16. Road rage incident leaves Winnipeg woman injured and traumatizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | CBC News

    Alysa Raposo says she was repeatedly hit, choked, and had her head smashed on the concrete in what started as a road rage incident on July 1. Alysa Raposo says she can't sleep and had to quit her job after she was beaten and her life threatened in what started out as a road rage incident on July 2. Raposo was on her way home from a family Canada Day barbecue with her 16-year-old brother. Raposo noticed a vehicle parked in the middle of the road on Grassie Boulevard.

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  17. RMOW announces Outdoor Concert Series lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Madison Publishing

    ... on July 1 and 2 broke records for attendance with 6,000 people turning up to Whistler Olympic Plaza to celebrate Canada Day with the orchestra. That's compared to 3,000 people last year. "It's marvellous," Wilhelm-Morden said. "It's just so amazing ...

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  18. Eastport flips out over FourthRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | The Quoddy Tides

    ... says Eastport Fourth of July Committee Chairman Barbara McPhail. "But there is heightened anticipation for 2017." Canada Day was celebrated on July 1 and flashes of the multi-colored hues sparkling at Deer Island Point are always watched across the ...

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  19. Stop celebrating the first TV ad and start studying itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Marketing

    While most of us were celebrating Canada Day on July 1, some people in Adland were cheering a more specific milestone: the 75th anniversary of a Bulova watch spot that marked the first legal TV commercial. I say "cheer" when really many of the articles covering it seemed tinged with a condescending air of "look how primitive," or a rueful tone of "and now look at how awful TV ads are."

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  20. Incomprehensible act of vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Coast Reporter

    ... I'm stunned. Why would anyone choose to destroy something that exists in beauty? Was it some kind of backward Canada Day celebration (the car is red and white), or possibly the vandal(s) really wanted to steal it but couldn't figure out how to drive ...

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