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  1. Government of Canada Announces Support for Canada Day Events in ElmiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Market Wire

    On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga today announced $1,500 in funding for the Township of Woolwich to celebrate Canada Day. This funding, provided through the Celebrate Canada program, will enable the organization to offer Canada Day activities in Elmira on July 1, 2015.

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  2. Vernon clarifies fireworks positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Vernon Morning Star

    "Canada Day fireworks have been organized by a small, dedicated group of volunteers for a number of years," said Will Pearce, chief administrative officer. "The fireworks event is not a City of Vernon organized or funded display.

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  3. KitchenFest coming to Richmond CountyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Cape Breton Post

    ... local talent. Admission for this session only is $3 and free for entertainers. On Wednesday, July 1, for Canada Day enjoy the entertainment of artists Howie MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Clarence Deveau and Mac Morin; definitely the perfect way to ...

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  4. Going underground in Fort LangleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... to the underground conduits. Construction will not be scheduled during special events in Fort Langley, including Canada Day on July 1, the Prospera Valley GranFondo on July 19, the Ride into History on July 24 and 25, and BC Day on Aug. 3. We ...

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  5. Local barber to support Stephen's Backpacks SocietyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Airdrie City View

    ... participates will recieve an entry for one of the many prizes Stephen's Backpacks will give away at its annual Canada Day barbecue on July 1 in the Real Canadian Superstore parking lot. Mcphee said prizes include a weekend for two at Fairmont Banff ...

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  6. Fireworks focus of debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Vernon Morning Star

    Terry Schmauder, former fireworks committee chairperson, says there's a need to clarify why there won't be fireworks July 1. "Last year, by request from the City of Vernon, it was agreed that 2014 would be the final Canada Day evening event that would be organized and presented by the Vernon Canada Day Fireworks Committee with me stepping out of the role," he said. "A new society was to be formed with volunteers along with representation from the City of Vernon in order to avoid liability exposure on the part of the city.

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  7. Local war hero Peter Poohkay named Canada Day Parade MarshalRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Airdrie City View

    The annual Airdrie Canada Day Parade will have a local celebrity serving as its parade marshal this year, Peter Poohkay, a man who put his country before himself and helped fight for the freedom we now enjoy. The 94-year-old Poohkay, who on April 7 was presented with the rank of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour at Airdrie's Genesis Place Recreation Centre, was asked during that evening if he would be interested in being the parade marshal this year.

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  8. One count dropped for 'legal reasons' against accused Canada Day bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | National Post

    And then there were three. Months into a complex trial centred on domestic terrorism allegations, jurors returned to a bomb-proof, high-security courtroom in downtown Vancouver on Thursday, to be told that one of four counts against accused Canada Day bombers John Nuttall and Amanda Korody has been thrown out.

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  9. Canada Day festivities supportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Vernon Morning Star

    The City of Vernon will continue to contribute to a Canada Day party, although the fate of a fireworks display on July 1 remains undecided. Vernon's Canada Day committee sought, and received, contributions of cash, insurance coverage for volunteers and in-kind services for the annual July 1 party in Polson Park.

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  10. B.C. couple acquitted of one of four terror chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Canada.com

    The charge - that the two knowingly facilitated a terrorist act - was intended to capture supporting cast members in such activity.It was inconsistent with the Crown's theory of liability that John Nuttall and Amanda Korody placed bombs on the legislature grounds and did not help someone else John Nuttall and Amanda Korody face several charges related to a plot to set off bombs during Canada Day celebrations in Victoria in 2013. A B.C. Supreme Court judge has directed a jury to enter a not-guilty verdict for one of four charges against a couple accused of plotting to blow up the provincial legislature.

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  11. Kingston's Wayne Fowler honoured at AVESTA awardsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Nova News Now

    ... resident and dedicated road runner Arnold Robertson suggested a two-mile race be added to the schedule of Canada Day events to encourage more participation by younger runners. Starting in 1997, the two-mile race was named in his honour. The two ...

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  12. Curious about stat holidays? Here's a listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Northern Life

    ... March or April) -Easter Sunday (typically in March or April) -Victoria Day (the last Monday before or on May 24) -Canada Day (July 1) -Labour Day (first Monday in Sept) -Thanksgiving Day (the second Monday in Oct.) -Christmas Day (Dec. 25) May 18 is ...

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  13. Flex PacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 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 ...

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  14. 2015 Group ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | 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.

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  15. 2015 Flex PacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | 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 ...

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  16. Canada Day terror trial explores bombs' powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | 24 Hours

    A photo showing bomb-related items John Nuttall and Amanda Korody allegedly tried to place at the B.C. Legislature on Canada Day 2013. The blast from pressure cooker bombs, allegedly built by John Nuttall, could have ripped through a human body - turning organs to mush within a 30-metre radius, an undercover officer testified in court Tuesday.

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  17. Dresden granted 11 race days this summerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | HarnesRacing

    ... back on track.' Dresden will race predominantly on Sunday afternoons at 1 p.m. and also include special cards on Canada Day (Wed., July 1) and will close its meet on the Civic Holiday Monday in August (Aug. 3). The 11-race season is the same number ...

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  18. RCMP went to the Internet to make fake bombs realistic in B.C. terrorism caseRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | CFRA

    ... pressure-cooker bombs he and his wife Amanda Korody are accused of depositing on the legislature grounds on Canada Day 2013. "If you were open-palmed and you had a detonator lying on your hand it's going to cause a lot of damage," Cucheran said. "It ...

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  19. Accused terrorist toured B.C. legislature as part of alleged bomb plot: trialRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | 680News

    A B.C. Supreme Court jury has watched shaky camera footage of a provincial legislature tour taken by a man accused of trying to set off bombs outside those same buildings less than a week later. John Nuttall made a series of short videos in the leadup to Canada Day 2013, when he and his wife Amanda Korody allegedly dropped off three homemade pressure-cooker explosives in flower planters on the legislature lawn in Victoria.

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  20. Accused terrorists took tour of B.C. legislature before alleged bombing, trial hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Vancouver Sun

    ... entrance silo with a hand forged iron staircase. John Nuttall made a series of short videos in the leadup to Canada Day 2013, when he and his wife were alleged to have dropped off three homemade pressure-cooker bombs on the legislature lawn in ...

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