Women’s History Month – October 2013

Women's History Month – October 2013   In 1992, October was proclaimed Women's History Month to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women throughout Canadian history. October was chosen to coincide with anniversary of the Persons Case, which On October 18, 1929 – through the courage and determination of theFamous Five, the five Canadian women who launched the case – established once and for all that women were "persons" when the Privy Council overturned … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – New Zealand earthquake relief confirmed

    PMO announces assistance to New Zealand earthquake recovery     March 3, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario   Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced Canada’s contribution to help New Zealand with relief and recovery efforts following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Canterbury region on February 22, 2011. “Canadians were deeply saddened and shocked by the terrible toll this disaster has taken on the people of New Zealand,” Prime Minister Harper said. “Canada is happy to provide … [Read more...]

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