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Commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge A Century Later OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka This Year, Don’t Let Another Easter Bunny Suffer  A Child Author with His Sights Set On Changing the World Set The Moose Free First Canadian Bank’s Storied Links to the Nation

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Commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge A Century Later

Commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge A Century Later

On April 9, 2017, it will be exactly a century since the Battle of Vimy Ridge began. War has not become a relic of the distant or recent past. It is a daily news headline. Civilians are suffering, dying or fleeing warzones at unprecedented rates, becoming refugees. So what can the Commemoration Ceremony upon the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge offer us in these times?
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OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka

This week's OLM Pet of the Week is Nuka! Nuka is a tough little guy who came into the rescue with a sarcoid tumour growing on his face. Thankfully his surgery was a great success and now he is ready to find a forever home! Nuka is available for adoption with Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue. 
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This Year, Don’t Let Another Easter Bunny Suffer
A Child Author with His Sights Set On Changing the World

A Child Author with His Sights Set On Changing the World

He’s an award-winning author, a Child Ambassador for the United Nations, and an accomplished speaker who has stood up in front of large crowds all over the world – and he’s only eleven years old. Ottawa’s Jona David has already accomplished more in his young life than most people, but he has no intention of slowing down. Jona is a boy on a mission to help save the planet.
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Set The Moose Free

Set The Moose Free

There is no better time to brush up on lesser-known Canadian history. You might be forgiven for wanting to hit the snooze button when you hear “Constitutional law” but here’s one for you. Two clauses in the British North American Act may determine the way you get to work or get around the National Capital Region, and whether or not you enjoy or stress out on that trip.
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First Canadian Bank’s Storied Links to the Nation

First Canadian Bank’s Storied Links to the Nation

A lavish photo and fact filled book, A Vision Greater than Ourselves by Lawrence Mussio, has been published in honour of the bank’s 200th anniversary this year. It is full of surprising evidence of how closely this institution has been linked to Canada’s growth and expansion.
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