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Black woman who fought enslavement honoured with Canada Post stamp – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 31, 2023 7:30 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size A young Black woman who resisted her own enslavement in Queenston, Upper Canada, in the late 18th century is being honoured by Canada Post. The Chloe Cooley commemorative stamp features an …

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B.C. RCMP officer killed in the line of duty to be honoured with regimental funeral service

Mounties are paying tribute to one of their own Wednesday with a regimental funeral service honouring a British Columbian RCMP officer killed on the job last month. Const. Shaelyn Yang, 31, a homeless and mental health outreach officer, was fatally stabbed while responding to a call about a man in a tent in a park …

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Doctor who blew whistle on atrocities of residential schools honoured in Ottawa

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. One hundred years ago, the former chief medical health inspector of what was then known as Canada’s Indian Affairs department walked through the doors of a publishing house in Ottawa. He carried a manuscript called A National Crime. It was published in 1922 detailing the appalling and …

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Founder of Squamish, B.C., art gallery and eagle count honoured in mural project

A founder of the Brackendale Art Gallery and its annual eagle festival and count is being honoured with a mural in downtown Squamish, B.C.  On July 4, renowned Montreal-based muralist Kevin Ledo completed his work dedicated to Thor Froslev, who established the gallery almost 50 years ago. The mural, which is painted …

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