John A Macdonald

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Name: John A Macdonald
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Venom statue would join very exclusive company

Would Queen Victoria be amused?Would Sir John A. Macdonald be running to his liquor cabinet?Those are a couple of thoughts to ponder with the proposal to immortalize late Hamilton punk rocker Frankie Venom with a statue in Victoria Park.If the $200,000 ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

FAQ about state funerals

What is a state funeral?State funerals are public events held to honour and commemorate present and former governor generals and prime ministers as well as sitting ministry members. Any famous and respected Canadian can also be granted a state funeral ... [Published 680 News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kingston Spellers set for Toronto

10:03from Rebecca Fryer Three of Kingston's best and brightest elementary students are off to Toronto for the Provincial Spelling Bee Championships.Organizers would like to congratulate everyone who participated in the annual event and make special note ... [Published 98.3 Fly FM - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hope you have an appetite for bad news

Time to wake up and smell the, ah, tea. Really, because if you think you are laying out a lot of coin now for those coffee hits, just wait. Coffee crops are threatened by heavy rains, the result of the El Nino weather affecting Brazil. We are looking ... [Published Northumberland Today - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Brazil, Orange Juice, Oat, Coffee
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Putin must be watched: LETTER

Some commentators think we should steer clear of the present conflict between Ukraine and Russia. That is bad advice. Why?The answer is, in two words, Vladimir Putin.Make no mistake, he is a dangerous man. Hillary Clinton and Senator John McCain were ... [Published Innisfil Examiner - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Simple Proposal To Create A Powerful Senate For Canada

Canada needs a Senate for "sober second thought." So said Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister. I agree and here's why:Without the Senate, Ontario and Quebec MPs in the House of Commons would dominate decision-making in Canada. The rest ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

High school enrolment poised to drop

Enrolment at the city's public high schools is poised to drop by more than 700 students this fall — just as the first batch of school closures comes into effect.According to a memo circulated to school board administrators, around 15,500 students are ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ready, set, calculate — bright minds face off

WATERLOO — Eyes on paper, pencils in hand and calculators ready, high school students silently anticipate the command.Go! Papers rustle across the lecture hall. This is it. Eight minutes to glory.The countdown has begun for the relay event at the Canadian ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Having a blast

If you hear a lot of horns blowing at the intersection of York and Bay, it probably won't be the driver behind you.More than 1,300 middle and high school students from the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board are taking part this week in the 22nd ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Harlem Globetrotter addresses students about bullying

THERE WAS A VERY SPECIAL VISITOR TO SIR JOHN A MACDONALD PUBLIC SCHOOL THIS AFTERNOON.THERE WAS A VERY SPECIAL VISITOR TO SIR JOHN A MACDONALD PUBLIC SCHOOL THIS AFTERNOON.ANTHONY “BUCKETS” BLAKES IS ONE OF THE WORLD-FAMOUS HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS… AND HE ... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Risky business

GRIMSBY — It was a risk worth taking for the drama department at Grimsby Secondary School.The Grimsby high school garnered a number of awards at the district level of the Sears Drama Festival for its original drama "The History of the World". While the ... [Published Niagara This Week - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 7 reports

UPDATED: Man's body found in Brampton park

Coroner determines man died of hypothermiaBRAMPTON— The death of a man in a Brampton park overnight has now been ruled "accidental" by the coroner, Peel Regional Police report.Police say the coroner has determined the male, in his 20s or 30s, died of ... [Published Brampton Guardian - Mar 20 2014]

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Venom statue would join very exclusive company [Published Hamilton Spectator - 8 hours ago]
Stouffville Spartans tackle spot in province’s ... [Published YorkRegion.com - Apr 18 2014]
FAQ about state funerals [Published 680 News - Apr 16 2014]
Kingston Spellers set for Toronto [Published 98.3 Fly FM - Apr 14 2014]
Hope you have an appetite for bad news [Published Northumberland Today - Apr 14 2014]
Has new era of female government leaders alread... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
Regional Viewpoint -- Red chamber renovation [Published Brandon Sun - Apr 12 2014]
Conrad Black: Quebec is ready to deal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 12 2014]
Playing with history [Published Beaumont News - Apr 12 2014]
LOCAL DIGNITARIES REACT TO THE NEWS OF JIM FLAH... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Apr 11 2014]
Putin must be watched: LETTER [Published Innisfil Examiner - Apr 10 2014]
Harper defence of vouching prohibition includes... [Published Hill Times - Apr 10 2014]
Iconic St. Lawrence II sets sights on season [Published Kingston This Week - Apr 09 2014]
A Simple Proposal To Create A Powerful Senate F... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 08 2014]
High school enrolment poised to drop [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 08 2014]
Ready, set, calculate — bright minds face off [Published Waterloo Region Record - Apr 08 2014]
Why The Fuss? [Published Media Awareness Project - Apr 07 2014]
The birth of a Leviathan: The early origins of ... [Published Troy Media - Apr 06 2014]
Breaking through Alaska's ice and oil [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Apr 06 2014]
Everything changes but he stays the same [Published Pembroke Daily Observer - Apr 05 2014]
Uproar over Robert Munsch school name ridiculous [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 05 2014]
SEARS DRAMA FESTIVAL: St. John's College produc... [Published Brantford Expositor - Apr 03 2014]
Having a blast [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 02 2014]
Bridges Over Troubled Waters: [Published Gabriola Sounder - Apr 01 2014]
Slippery conditions cause some closures in Nova... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Apr 01 2014]
RDH Architects selected to transform Old Galt P... [Published Canadian Architect - Mar 31 2014]
Unifor Seeking To Represent Toyota Workers, A N... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 31 2014]
Harlem Globetrotter addresses students about bu... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Mar 28 2014]
Discrimination and Denial: The Racial Skeletons... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 28 2014]
Speaking notes for Chris Alexander, Canada's Ci... [Published Government of Canada - Mar 28 2014]
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Conrad Black: Quebec is ready to deal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 12 2014]
The supreme hour for a resolution of the Quebec issue could be at hand. All Canadian posterity could be liberated from endlessly debating that hackneyed question as all living Canadians have for most of our lives. It has been such a terribly intractable ...
William Watson: The growth of Limits to Growth [Published Financial Post | Opinion » FP Comment - Mar 19 2014]
We’re coming up to six years from the Crash. You’ve got to think most is now because of the growth of limits Maybe it just makes me cranky when someone pays any kind of obeisance to the Club of Rome, as Bank of Canada Governor Steve Poloz did Tuesday ...
Today’s letters: Old Macdonald was a racist [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 06 2014]
Re: A Flawed, But Great, Canadian , Tim Anderson, March 4. Tim Anderson’s tribute to Sir John A. Macdonald, while true, is itself somewhat flawed. No one should doubt the importance of the role played by Canada’s first prime minister in creating ...
Tim Anderson: John A. Macdonald was a flawed Ca... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 04 2014]
In recent months, a genuine conversation has arisen about Sir John A. Macdonald. This is to be expected — we are less than a year away from the 200th anniversary of his birth, and the country he was the first to lead will itself be marking a major milestone ...
Public decries ‘tacky’ tribute to ‘rich, white ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 20 2014]
An Ontario city’s $2-million plan to line its most prominent downtown park with statues of all 22 Canadian Prime Ministers is in serious jeopardy after a public survey revealed widespread revulsion for the “tacky,” “unimaginative” tribute to “dead, rich, ...
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