Canada 150

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

Black Press reporters hit the streets to ask local residents why Canada brings them pride

 

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

We asked British Columbians destinations they love in Canada

 

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

 

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

We asked British Columbians to describe Canada in three words

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’
Halifax, NS (Wikimedia Commons)

Winners announced in Canada 150 contest

Prizes include a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations, a stay on a houseboat and more

  • Jun 29, 2017
Halifax, NS (Wikimedia Commons)
Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre

Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre

Canadians use plays, music as a way to stay connected to roots

Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre
Guidelines on how to fly the Canadian flag

Guidelines on how to fly the Canadian flag

There are no rules or laws but “dos” and “don’ts” regarding the maple leaf

Guidelines on how to fly the Canadian flag
CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism

CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism

Some argue it was Paul Yuzyk who ignited Canada’s outlook on multiculturalism

CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism
Photo submitted                                Winston Joseph, with his grandchildren, holds a copy of the letter he wrote to Terry Fox in 1980, which is included in the current exhibit at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria.

CANADA 150: Winston Joseph remembers Terry Fox as a ‘positive person’

Joseph’s letter to Terry Fox is on display at the Royal BC Museum

  • Jun 27, 2017
Photo submitted                                Winston Joseph, with his grandchildren, holds a copy of the letter he wrote to Terry Fox in 1980, which is included in the current exhibit at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria.
The New Groovement will play the Rainbow Room on July 1 for Canada’s 150th birthday. FACEBOOK PHOTO

New Groovement to play Rainbow Room

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday Party at The Rainbow Room

  • Jun 27, 2017
The New Groovement will play the Rainbow Room on July 1 for Canada’s 150th birthday. FACEBOOK PHOTO
CANADA 150: ‘Ribbon of Asphalt’ binds us all

CANADA 150: ‘Ribbon of Asphalt’ binds us all

The 8,000-kilometre Trans-Canada Highway in so many ways ties one end of the country to the other

CANADA 150: ‘Ribbon of Asphalt’ binds us all
New route for Port Alberni’s Canada Day parade in 2017

New route for Port Alberni’s Canada Day parade in 2017

Folk Fest chooses Stamp, Third Avenue route to celebrate Canada’s 150th

New route for Port Alberni’s Canada Day parade in 2017
Alberni’s Tri-Conic Challenge gets attention in Vancouver

Alberni’s Tri-Conic Challenge gets attention in Vancouver

Promo team brings word of July 1–3 event to marathoners this weekend

Alberni’s Tri-Conic Challenge gets attention in Vancouver
JOWSEYS PHOTO                                Brian Dodsworth, the second generation of Jowsey’s owners, portrays ‘Old Lonely’ the Maytag repairman in a Jowsey’s display at the Alberni District Fall Fair in the 1960s.

CANADA 150: Jowsey’s has been an Alberni Valley fixture for 70 years

Three generations of Jowseys have kept the furniture store going on Johnston Road

JOWSEYS PHOTO                                Brian Dodsworth, the second generation of Jowsey’s owners, portrays ‘Old Lonely’ the Maytag repairman in a Jowsey’s display at the Alberni District Fall Fair in the 1960s.