Canada Day Newswire

Canada Day Newswire

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  1. Rocker Avril Lavigne splits from Nickelback's Chad Kroeger after two years of marriageRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Hometown Annapolis

    ... Never Growing Up." They dated for a month before getting engaged in August 2012. They married on July 1, 2013 - Canada Day, giving a nod to their country of origin - in a gothic-themed wedding held in a medieval French castle. The petite singer wore ...


  2. Terry Fox legacy still runs strong at 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 |

    ... Roughriders. His kick will provide a fitting bookend to when he and his brother came through Ottawa on Canada Day in 1980, and Terry made the ceremonial kickoff at an Ottawa Rough Riders pre-season game. With only two practice tries beforehand and ...


  3. 2 people to be tried for manslaughterRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Two people will stand trial for manslaughter in connection with the death of a 52-year-old man outside of Thunder Bay City Hall last year on Canada Day. Kyle Stoney, Carl Rae and Becky Mamakwa had been facing charges of second-degree murder in relation to the death of Christopher Adams on July 1, 2014 on the corner of Donald and May Streets.


  4. Harris Eisenstadt: Canada Day IVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | All About Jazz

    Canada Day has been drummer Harris Eisenstadt's flagship ensemble since its first gig on July 1, 2007-his homeland's national holiday, hence the band name. In the ensuing years the quintet has developed an identifiably cohesive sound that expertly balances avant-garde explorations and in-the-pocket swing, with only one significant personnel change; the bass chair is now filled by , the group's third bassist.


  5. Legion thankful for the community supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Northern Life

    The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 wants to thank the community for their support. On July 1, Branch 76 held its Canada Day festivities.


  6. Reckless boater behaviour rare on Lake ScugogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 |

    ... in 2011 when two men were killed after two boats collided during the late evening hours of July 1 following the Canada Day fireworks display in Port Perry. "We haven't responded to any (boating accidents) this year except for (the weekend ...


  7. Canada Day assault of man in wheelchair leads to 4 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | CBC News

    Four men have been arrested and charged in connection with the gruesome daytime assault of a man in a wheelchair on Canada Day, Ottawa police say. Ian Cope, seen here in an undated photo, was found with life-threatening injuries after an assault at his Rothbury Crescent home.


  8. Canada ranks sixth on freedom index: Fraser Institute studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Globe and Mail

    A man holds Canadian flags for sale during Canada Day celebrations in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday July 1, 2015. A man holds Canadian flags for sale during Canada Day celebrations in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday July 1, 2015.


  9. Group ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... subject to our approval. Group greetings are not available for the Honda Home Opener on April 13, 2015 or for the Canada Day game on July 1, 2015. Ask your Account Executive for more details. Group greetings are limited to your group's name. To ...


  10. Preliminary hearing for three suspects charged in Canada Day murder beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Thunder Bay's Source

    THUNDER BAY Three suspects charged with murder in a 2014 Canada Day assault that led to the death of a 52-year-old man dead saw a preliminary hearing start on Monday. The hearing for Carl Rae, Becky Mamakwa and Kyle Stoney, who are all facing a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Christopher Adams, is expected to last all week and could see as many as 20 witnesses take the stand at the Thunder Bay Courthouse.


  11. Election race starts earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... the project and can be in a position to begin construction next spring with the goal of completion preferably by Canada Day 2017," Braid said. a Branch 530 of the Royal Canadian Legion to renovate their new Legion hall on Marsland Drive ($108,500 ...


  12. All Dressed Up -- Canada Day enjoyed by allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Brandon Sun

    A day of celebrations for Canada took place at the Riverbank Discovery Centre on July 1. The day was a tightly filled schedule of music, dancing, children's entertainment, hay rides, duck race, a frozen T-shirt contest and, of course, fireworks! A number of displays were also up throughout the day as well as presentations by Commonwealth Training Plan, Westman Reptile Gardens, Bouncers and children's activities, origami by Jack Boreski, the Military Family Resource Centre, the Eugene Ross collection of Dakota artifacts, and a Shilo military display. A Mariah Phillips is a longtime Brandon resident and lead singer in the band Misty Street.


  13. Harper headed to Rideau Hall, expected to trigger election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    "Shhhh," he seems to be saying. "I've got a secret." Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves after addressing the Canada Day crowd on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday July 1, 2015.


  14. Changes in store for Kamloops Idol this year: 'It's going to be idol mania'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2012 | Daily News

    ... past, the main competition has seen between 80 and 90 entrants aged 14 and up vie for 40 semi-final spots in the Canada Day showdown at Riverside Park. This year's idol is also open to youth aged 8 to 13, with an anticipated 30 to 50 young voices ...


  15. Thousands of tenants, who usually can enjoy the pool by July 1, were...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The London Free Press

    ... back today. The community pool, which serves thousands of tenants in the 13 buildings and normally opens around Canada Day, has been empty this summer.. The Ottawa-based Minto Group, which owns the complex, blamed a lack of lifeguards to supervise ...


  16. Ships to Shore Steveston 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | 24 Hours

    ... boating demonstrations and food trucks. For the second year in a row, the festival will be capped off with a Canada Day fireworks show over the Steveston Channel. The show will begin at 10:15pm off Imperial Landing in Steveston. Also on July 1, ...


  17. Tensions were high inside Mountie anti-terror operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    ... suffering from serious injuries in a home on East 24th Avenue Sunday afternoon. VANCOUVER - Frustration about Canada Day terror bomber John Nuttall among RCMP investigators reached the boiling point with the key undercover officer exclaiming: ...


  18. Cobourg fireworks technician Mike Stewart creates - art in the sky'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 |

    Pyrotechnician Mike Stewart designed Cobourg's Canada Day fireworks display. He's been creating art in the sky for the last eight years.


  19. July 24, 1925: Journal car delivers more than the bloomin' newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... holiday said. (Dominion Day commemorated the formation of Canada as a dominion on July 1, 1867. It was renamed Canada Day by an Act of Parliament in 1982.) The car made 36 stops that day. In August 1923, it handled more than 100 calls on a couple of ...


  20. 'Lots of exciting things going on'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | Daily News

    Ben Bellano, left, Carmelita Chatelaine, Sunny Lee, Nandi Spolia and Haydee Salina show off a variety of ethnic foods at a press event promoting Canada Day. Photograph By Murray Mitchell Ben Bellano, left, Carmelita Chatelaine, Sunny Lee, Nandi Spolia and Haydee Salina show off a variety of ethnic foods at a press event promoting Canada Day.