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2014-05-15 12:21:13

OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Tomorrow, Canada Post will issue five stamps celebrating Canadian UNESCO World Heritage sites.

2014-02-12 20:21:41

Final long weekend of activities includes cool science, hot jazz, theatre, cross-country ski races, marathon running and a graffiti jam OTTAWA, Feb.

2014-02-05 16:24:28

Canadian sport, comedy, and fashion shine during the second week of exciting activities OTTAWA, Feb.

2014-01-28 16:23:23

An invitation to explore, discover, and celebrate what unites us as Canadians OTTAWA, Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.