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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

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.