Category Archives: Canada

Flag it up !

At  the South Bank (on the Thames) , at Jubilee Gardens,  near the “London “Eye”, stands a remarkably tall (say 60 feet / 20 meters?) wooden flagpole, atop of which flies the flag of the UK. The flagpole was a … Continue reading

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Canada’s cold causeway hots up.

For centuries it’s been known that there was a sea route from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the northern archipelago of what is now Canada.  Such a route is dramatically shorter than the route via South America’s Cape Horn,  … Continue reading

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Canada Day

1st July is Canada Day.   It  celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, the effective date of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united the three separate colonies of the Province of Canada, … Continue reading

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Canadian artist Marion Wagschal.

Early in 2016 [5 February  –  17 April 2016] the Canadian Embassy, Trafalgar Square,  had an interesting exhibition of the work of Canadian artist, Marion Wagschal. Marion lives and works in Montreal, Canada. Born in 1943 in Port of Spain, Trinidad … Continue reading

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