Monument to aboriginal war veterans in Confederation Park, Ottawa, Canada

Update — National Aboriginal Day: Celebrating Indigenous Cultures, Heritage and Achievements

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of National Aboriginal Day (Disponible en français : Mise à jour — Journée nationale des Autochtones : Célébrer la culture, le patrimoine et les réalisations autochtones) On June 21, hundreds of communities across Canada will hold numerous events for National Aboriginal Day to celebrate Indigenous…

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Parliament Remembers

(Disponible en français : Le Parlement se souvient) On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence to honour the more than 118,000 men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Formerly known as “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day commemorates the…

On your marks, get set and go… to Rio de Janeiro!

(Disponible en français : À vos marques, prêts et partez…pour Rio de Janeiro !) In 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be the host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. This will be the first time a South American country will host the world at Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Olympic Games will…

Monument to aboriginal war veterans in Confederation Park, Ottawa, Canada

Update – National Aboriginal Day: Celebrating the Cultures, Heritage and Achievements of Indigenous Peoples

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of National Aboriginal Day (Disponible en français : Mise à jour – Journée nationale des Autochtones : Célébrer la culture, le patrimoine et les réalisations des peuples autochtones) June 21, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. On this day each year, hundreds…

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Parliament Remembers

Karen Norman and Mayra Perez-Leclerc Legal and Social Affairs Division On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence to honour the more than 118,000 men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Formerly known as “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day…

Monument to aboriginal war veterans in Confederation Park, Ottawa, Canada

National Aboriginal Day: Celebrating Aboriginal Cultures, Heritage and Achievements

(Disponible en français : Journée nationale des Autochtones : Célébrer la culture, le patrimoine et les réalisations autochtones) You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of National Aboriginal Day On June 21, hundreds of communities across Canada will hold numerous events for National Aboriginal Day to celebrate Aboriginal cultures and contributions to…

The Confederation Inkstand

(Disponible en français : L’écritoire de la Confédération) The Confederation Inkstand is a Canadian artifact that, although unremarkable in its design and manufacture, is historically important because it was used at three significant moments in the nation’s history. The inkstand, which forms part of the special collections of the Library of Parliament, bears four sterling…