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Canada Space Agency Has New Head

September 3, 2020 marked the announcement of the first woman president of the Canada Space Agency since the organization was created in 1989. Lisa Campbell served as assistant deputy minister at Veterans Affairs Public Services and before that was assistant deputy...

Murder at Metis Beach

Richard J. Dawes: Dreams of a Quiet Life Dashed – Part 1   With nine victories to his credit, First World War ace Richard Jeffry Dawes D.F.C. said goodbye to dogfights with RAF 45 Squadron, and returned to Canada in August 1918. The days of Sopwith Camels...

Sheard Day? Our August Holiday’s Name

“What do you mean, Sheard Day? Never heard of it!” Maybe you should have. It’s all because of Joseph Sheard that people in many parts of Canada have the first Monday in August as a civic holiday. The story goes that around the time of Confederation – that was in 1867...