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  1. From battlefield foes to an improbable friendshipRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | MacLeans

    ... into a noose. He bought a strong length of rope. And, on July 1, 2001, moments after his roommates left for the Canada Day fireworks at English Bay, he climbed onto a chair. He watched from a window as his friends disappeared, then attached the rope ...


  2. Londonderry Lines: Community events keeping Londonderry residents busyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Truro Daily News

    ... Community Council, together with local community associations and volunteers, will have an old-fashioned Canada Day celebration this year. They hope to come together to honour our country, benefit local service organizations, and to have some family ...


  3. Group ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Toronto Blue Jays

    GROUPS OF 20 OR MORE? NO PROBLEM! SAVE MONEY AND CREATE LASTING MEMORIES WITH YOUR CO-WORKERS, TEAMMATES, FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Does not apply to the Honda Home Opener on April 13, 2015 nor Canada Day on July 1, 2015.


  4. Flex PacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... Bay Rays. Maximum of six tickets can be selected for all New York Yankees games, Boston Red Sox games and the Canada Day game on July 1, 2015. Maximum of ten tickets can be selected for all other regular season games not specified above in 1) and ...


  5. Pressure-cooker bombs can have 'devastating' effect, injuring hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2013 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    RCMP display some of the devices used in a legislature bomb plot, including pressure cookers with nails. Photograph By RCMP Pressure-cooker bombs like those left at the legislature on Canada Day would have had a "devastating" effect if they had exploded in the presence of a large crowd, possibly injuring hundreds.


  6. No fireworks at this year's Canada Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Aldergrove Star

    There will be a scaled-down version of Canada Day in Langley on July 1 - but it will not include fireworks, and there won't be a midway either. The changes have been made because the Township has taken over the 2015 Canada Day celebrations from the Langley International Festival Society, which took over the duties of the Langley Canada Day Celebrations Society last year.


  7. Undercover Mounties pushed pressure-cooker bomb plan on accused terror couple, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | National Post

    ... to four charges in connection to the supposed plan to detonate explosive devices in Victoria during July 1, 2013 Canada Day celebrations. But their B.C. Supreme Court trial has heard that by mid-June Nuttall, who was on methadone, didn't know what ...


  8. Goldeyes announce promotion schedule for upcoming seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | My

    ... Night, presented by ABC Fire & Safety a June 30 - Cambrian Credit Union Shirts Off Our Backs Night a July 1 - Canada Day, presented by VIA Rail a July 2 - Pratts Wholesale Food Service Ukrainian Celebration Night a July 11 - Pajama Party, Movie and ...


  9. Ian Mulgrew: Undercover Mounties pushed pressure-cooker bomb plan on accused terror coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Vancouver Sun

    ... of predicting it. John Nuttall and Amanda Korody face several charges related to a plot to set off bombs during Canada Day celebrations in Victoria in 2013. The Surrey couple accused of plotting to bomb the B.C. Legislature was taken on a three-day ...


  10. Fifteen Lehigh Valley IronPigs have had roller-coaster careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Morning Call

    Darin Mastroianni entered the Toronto clubhouse last July 1 to see special Canada Day jerseys hanging from every player's locker except his. Mastroianni slumped at his stool and waited for a clubhouse member to take him to manager John Gibbons ' office for the official word.


  11. Will tax measures benefiting all families benefit federal political leaders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Squamish Chief

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen take a "selfie" while their son Ben looks on during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. When the prime minister says the government's new tax package will benefit all Canadian families with children under 18, will that include his own? Stephen Harper isn't saying.


  12. Accused B.C. terrorist says killing women, children sometimes OK, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Lethbridge Herald

    John Nuttall is shown in a still image taken from RCMP undercover video. Nuttall, a man on trial for plotting to blow up the B.C. legislature on Canada Day, says killing women and children is OK as long as it isn't done on purpose.


  13. Happy 125, Town of Gore BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... on hand. A special 125th anniversary dinner and dance will take place on Saturday, May 30, followed by July 1 Canada Day activities taking place. As well, the Gore Bay/Western Manitoulin Car Rally will take place this fall, and a New Year's Eve ...


  14. Celebrating 20 yearsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... the social, economic or cultural life of the city. Laughlin said the C. Ross MacKenzie Award, for contribution to Canada Day, will still be handed on July 1 during the city's celebrations. She couldn't confirm how much separate awards ceremony cost ...


  15. Time for Pacific CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Prince George Citizen

    ... renowned. We have the historic Barkerville, the town that celebrated the first Dominion Day. It is now called Canada Day but it was established on July 1 as a reply to the ruckus raised by the American miners on July 4. It's a Pacific Canadian ...


  16. Let's celebrate Canada DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Airdrie City View

    Family Fun events are being held in the City Hall parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 1 followed by the Canada Day Parade, starting at 10 a.m. Fireworks and family events will follow in the evening at Ed Eggerer Athletic Park beginning at 7 p.m. with the fireworks following at dusk. The theme for the parade this year is 'The Year of the Flag.'


  17. Low-income families get new tax credit next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... This tax credit has gone up annually at the same rate as inflation, but will see a more lucrative change as of Canada Day next year. The enhancement in this case will see the rate at which benefits are phased in increased from eight per cent to 11 ...


  18. How B.C.'s Carly Rae Jepsen beat the one-hit wonder labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen performs at the Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa Monday, July, 1, 2013. It's been almost exactly three years since you first heard those hypnotic strings that kicked off Carly Rae Jepsen's incredible earworm hit Call Me Maybe, the dance tune that took over music and YouTube videos for months.


  19. Undercover sting into alleged legislature bomb plot ends in Abbotsford motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On July 1, 2013, the man co-accused of allegedly plotting to detonate pressure-cooker bombs at the B.C. legislature on Canada Day nervously paced inside an Abbotsford motel room wondering why the devices didn't explode. "Those... timers worked until I gave them to hima I tested them over and over," John Nuttall says to his wife Amanda Korody in an undercover police video shown to a jury Monday at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.


  20. Accused terrorist fears Muslim retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... Earlier, Nuttall said he expected the death toll to reach as high as 200 and that he harboured no regrets for the Canada Day attack.