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    The little hockey country that could: South Korea has big plans for the Winter Games
    Sep15

    The little hockey country that could: South Korea has big plans for the Winter Games

    It was loud and it was raucous. The patter of thunder sticks mixed with cheers and some screams, echoed through the year-old arena. In the stands, co-ordinated dancing was led by an eight-person team of conductors. This was the eager anticipation of 5,800 spectators brimming over for a rare event. This was hockey night in Gangneung, South Korea....

    Glavin: If Trudeau is the free world’s best hope, we’re doomed
    Aug02

    Glavin: If Trudeau is the free world’s best hope, we’re doomed

    In all the eye-rolling and the uproar attending to the glamour treatment lavished upon Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover of this month’s Rolling Stone magazine, there’s one thing that has been conspicuously overlooked in each of the obsessively forensic deconstructions of the gushing 7,000-word profile that accompanies the...

    The story of Beechwood is the story of our country
    Aug01

    The story of Beechwood is the story of our country

    The story of Beechwood Cemetery is the story of Canada, in all its diversity of colour, religion and culture. “Whenever I enter a cemetery,” former governor general Michaëlle Jean once said, “I feel as though I am opening the door to a library. Every tombstone is a book; every person at rest, a story.” From its French and English roots,...

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?
    Jul26

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?

    “There is a saying that if you can’t beat them, join them.” That was the telling choice of words former Liberal cabinet minister Martin Cauchon settled on back in November 2011 in greeting the news that Huawei Canada, the subsidiary of an opaquely governed Chinese telecommunications conglomerate long encumbered by its reported links to...

    Lebanese and Ukrainian communities live it up at festivals
    Jul23

    Lebanese and Ukrainian communities live it up at festivals

    There was fun, national costumes, dancing and food, food, food as two of the region’s main cultural groups celebrated their heritage Saturday. Over at the St. Elias Cathedral, thousands from the Lebanese community, and non-Lebanese friends, gathered in force for the 27th year for everything from tours of the stately cathedral to traditional...

    Gormley: Trump’s Russia problem only grows
    Jul21

    Gormley: Trump’s Russia problem only grows

    Americans have good reason to ask whether their president and his closest political associates are criminals. But what makes the question so necessary ought to make the answer moot. For the purposes of determining whether Donald Trump should remain in office, it doesn’t matter whether a crime was committed in his and his associates’...

    Chamberfest preview: 10 epic, eclectic shows that are sure to stimulate
    Jul19

    Chamberfest preview: 10 epic, eclectic shows that are sure to stimulate

    ChamberfestWhen: July 22 to Aug. 4Where: various venuesTickets and info: chamberfest.com From renditions of classical music’s greatest hits to cross-cultural and cross-genre experiments that would be the envy of any thoughtful festival, there are many promising concerts to sort from the dozens of presentations at this year’s...

    Going out best bets, July 20 to 26
    Jul19

    Going out best bets, July 20 to 26

    Theatre Peter Hum Beginning Thursday and until Aug. 20, Strathcona Park in Sandy Hill will resound with the costumed comedy of the Amorous Servant, presented by Odyssey Theatre. For more than 30 years, Odyssey has presented outdoor summer theatre in Ottawa, drawing on the tradition and works of Commedia dell’Arte, an Italian Renaissance art...

    Almost 5,000 Ukrainian soldiers trained by Canada so far
    Jul16

    Almost 5,000 Ukrainian soldiers trained by Canada so far

    The Canadian military’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine has trained more than 4780 Ukrainian soldiers as of the beginning of this month, according to the Canadian Forces. There have been more than 111 course serials that covered various training, including explosive ordnance disposal, small team training, military police training on military...

    Ottawa is getting ready for its giant Ukrainian Festival
    Jul13

    Ottawa is getting ready for its giant Ukrainian Festival

    Ottawa is getting ready to celebrate all things Ukrainian, and thousands of people from across Canada, the U.S. and Ukraine will be descending on the city in less than a week. For the last three years, the Capital Ukrainian Festival has brought all the colours and the tastes of Ukraine to the nation’s capital. It started out as a community...

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