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2015-04-30 16:24:01

OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post will issue a stamp to mark the 100(th) anniversary of the poignant poem that made the poppy an international symbol of wartime sacrifices and has been

2015-04-30 12:30:18

Timeless ode to Canada's fallen, which helped turn the poppy into a universal symbol of remembrance honoured on one-ounce and five-ounce silver coins OTTAWA, April 30, 2015

2014-11-06 16:29:39

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is proud to present Fighting in Flanders - Gas. Mud.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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