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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. The five stamps feature Old Town Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; SGang Gwaay, British Columbia; the Rideau Canal in Ontario; the Landscape of Grand Pré, Nova Scotia; and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta. "Canadians have expressed an overwhelming request for more stamps featuring Canadian landscapes that can be sent outside of Canada and we are happy to oblige,"...

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. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Heritage is pleased to invite residents and visitors to take part in the third and final weekend of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital Region's winter celebration, which kicked off on January 31 and ends on Ontario Family Day, February 17, 2014. Here is an overview of some of the activities taking place...

2014-02-05 16:24:28

Canadian sport, comedy, and fashion shine during the second week of exciting activities OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The second week of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration, promises to be an exciting one. Winterlude continues in Canada's Capital Region until February 17, 2014. Here is a sampling of some of the activities taking place during the second week of Winterlude. Crystal Garden in Confederation Park This Thursday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m.,...

2014-01-28 16:23:23

An invitation to explore, discover, and celebrate what unites us as Canadians OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Capital Region is ready to welcome residents and visitors to the 36(th) Winterlude, which will begin on Friday, January 31, 2014. Over three weekends, until February 17, Ottawa-Gatineau will be the ideal destination to discover Canadian winter traditions through numerous cultural, sport, culinary, scientific, and family activities. Here is a snapshot of the...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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