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2014-06-09 12:26:56

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Canadian Museum of History is honouring architect Douglas Cardinal -- the designer of its iconic and celebrated buildings -- by renaming one of its principal event and meeting rooms the Douglas J. Cardinal Salon. This year marks the 25(th) anniversary of the Museum's two adjoining buildings. Upon opening, they received immediate international acclaim for their innovative and elegant design, inspired in...

2009-04-04 15:27:40

Two members of the Canadian Parliament say they returned to the wild a beaver they spotted on a busy downtown Ottawa street. The Ottawa Citizen reported Saturday that Liberal Members of Parliament Mark Eyking and Rodger Cuzner took the furry creature back to the Ottawa River. We're in the capital as MPs so we figured we had a duty here. We're looking for a bit of a thank you from the Ottawa MPs, Eyking was quoted by the newspaper as saying. Eyking and Cuzner share an apartment in downtown...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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