Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month

For the first time ever, Canadians are able to celebrate Jewish Heritage Month on a national scale. Spearheaded by Conservative Senator, Linda Frum, Canada adopted the Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Act on March 28, 2018. Previously recognized only in Ontario, this act allows us to reflect upon ... Full Article

Journey to Freedom Day

April 30th is Journey to Freedom Day. It was the previous Conservative government that passed important legislation in 2015, which recognized April 30th as a national day of commemoration to remember the tragic events surrounding the mass departure of thousands of Vietnamese people from their ... Full Article

The Royal Baby – It’s a boy!

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has safely delivered a son weighing 8lbs 7oz. This is the third child for the royal couple. The baby is Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild and fifth in line to the throne, after grandfather Prince Charles, father Prince William and the ... Full Article

National Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Week

This is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. Though Canadians overwhelmingly support organ and tissue donation, far too few are registered as donors. Around 4,500 Canadians are waiting for an organ transplant that could save their lives, and even more are waiting for donor tissue. ... Full Article

Happy 92nd Birthday to Her Majesty the Queen – April 21st

Why does the Queen have two birthdays? As you might have heard, the Queen actually celebrates two special days – and what is traditionally the bigger deal is actually still to come. The monarch having two birthdays is a measure that was introduced 250 years ago, and it’s still going ... Full Article