Finally! After 30 years the Ottawa Art Gallery has a new home.
Source: The Economist: Louie Kamookak died on March 22nd CBC: Louie Kamookak, Inuit historian and educator, has died Canadian Geographic: Remembering Inuit oral historian Louie Kamookak
Indian Horse, the movie, is about redemption, reconciliation and healing
A filmmaker reveals how an actor from Winnipeg was the voice of HAL 9000. Also in this week’s newsletter: readers’ thoughts about Facebook. Source: Why A.I. First Spoke With a Canadian Accent: The Canada Letter – The New York Times
Source: Sladen Peltier discusses his first feature film role in Indian Horse | Ottawa Citizen At the age of 11, Ottawa’s Sladen Peltier is fast becoming a pro on the red carpet. The youngster experienced another round of movie-star treatment at the Canadian Museum of Civilization on Tuesday, making an appearance along with the director, […]
Every year as soon as the sap starts to run, Willis boils it down into maple syrup.
As a doctor in the Northwest Territories, I know that residents do not always get the health care they deserve Source: The North Needs More Doctors · The Walrus
WWF-Canada’s Living Planet Report Canada shows that wildlife is on a troubling decline. You can check out the news and download the report here. Source: Living Planet Report Canada | WWF-Canada
Before fur and beer, fish was the economic engine of Canada.
In Yorkton, Saskatchewan First Nation students in grades 10 to 12 are learning how to build a tiny house … Source: From start to finish: First Nation students learn to build tiny homes | Globalnews.ca
Donald Trump’s fortune began with a two-storey outfit selling swan meat and sex (in Canada) … The Arctic Restaurant and Hotel, owned by Friedrich Trump in Bennett, B.C. in 1899, is being reconstructed by Parks Canada in collaboration with the Carcross Tagish First Nation (Meagan Campbell) ……. Source: Donald Trump’s ancestral brothel gets a new […]
Sorry, I couldn’t resist … The overall glowing story by writer Stephen Rodrick calls Trudeau “a progressive, rational, forward-thinking leader” who “overcame tragedy to become Canada’s prime minister.” Source: Justin Trudeau lands on the cover of Rolling Stone | Toronto Star