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Rose Fortune: Canada’s First Female Police Officer

Born in Philadelphia in 1774 to two runaway slaves, Rose Fortune moved to Nova Scotia in 1783 at the age of 10 with her...

On This Day: National Flag Day

Whether you are calling it Family Day, Islander Day, Nova Scotia Heritage Day or Luis Reil Day, hopefully you are enjoying the time off...

Canada’s Touch of Motown: Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers

When someone says Motown, you instantly think of the great nation to the south, LA or Detroit, and the start of a whole style...

Ferguson Jenkins: First Canadian in Baseball Hall of Fame

Born in Chatham, Ontario in 1942, Ferguson Jenkins, more popularly known as “Fergie” left his mark on the world by playing in the MLB...

On This Day: Sandford Fleming Proposed the Idea of Standard Time...

Sir Sandford Fleming was a Scottish Canadian Inventor who was born in Scotland and immigrated to Canada when he was 18, where he’d eventually...

George Dixon: First Canadian-born Boxing Champion.

Born in Africville, Halifax Nova Scotia in 1870, George Dixon holds quite a few first to his name. Not only is he the first...

Black History Month

Today, February 1st, marks the start of Black History month, which originated in the United States, but as been recognized by the Canadian government...

NBA Legend Vince Carter Scholarship Launch In Toronto Area

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2021 /CNW/ - Today marks the official launch of the Vince Carter Scholarship and Mentorship Program in the Toronto area. The...

Business Alert: Gritlabs

Do you live in the Burlington, the Halton region, or even the GTA and are looking to an excellent, unique, demanding brand of fitness...

Haunted Canada: The Ghost of Tom Thompson

Our tales of national spooks and creatures continue this Thanksgiving day with this classic, mysterious Canadian tale straight out of Ontario's most famous park. You’ve...
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What You Need To Know About Grains

By Nichelle Laus Grains are magical little seeds that can do wonders for your body. They help reduce constipation due to their high fiber content; they can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke,...