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Vimy Ridge reenactment ready to take flight
The Comox, B.C. group Vimy Flight is packing six First World War replica planes into a Boeing C-17 and flying them to France for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Canada's 'birth certificate' remains locked up in the U.K.
It's considered one of Canada's most important founding documents.But the British North America Act, signed in 1867, remains under lock and key in the United Kingdom, where the government charges more than $350 for visitors to take a peek.
Nazi-era time capsule found in Poland
Nazi-era newspapers, coins, documents and copies of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" have been found in a "time capsule" that was buried in 1934 in the foundations of a Nazi training center, a Polish town official said Tuesday.
Sir John Franklin's long-lost HMS Terror found
HMS Terror, one of Sir John Franklin's two ships lost in the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition, has been found in Nunavut's Terror Bay, over 90 kilometres south of where the ship was believed to have been abandoned.
Search resumes for fabled Nazi 'gold train'
Explorers in Poland begin digging for a legendary Nazi train said to be laden with treasure and armaments. The search in southwestern Poland attests to the power of a local legend claiming a Nazi "gold train" disappeared in a mountain tunnel as the
Regina teenager walks in footsteps of World War veterans
Abby Vadeboncoeur is one of 13 students from across Canada who won the prestigious national Beaverbrook Vimy Prize. It’s a fully funded, two-week educational program that travels through England, France and Belgium to visit important historical sites for
Scientific evidence of mythical great flood found in China
Legend says that China's first dynasty, the Xia, began after the sage King Yu tamed the waters of a massive flood that swept away villages and overran mountains. Now, for the first time, scientists have found archeological evidence that the flood may actu
Fun facts about Canada's founding fathers
Canada’s founders were a not-so-motley crew of mostly lawyers and businessmen, with the odd doctor, journalist and pharmacist thrown in for good measure. Who were these Fathers of Confederation?
Toronto's CN Tower turns 40
The CN Tower turns 40 on Sunday, marking a milestone for Canada’s tallest and arguably most iconic building.
Supreme Court ruling: Who now qualifies as an ‘Indian’
OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada declared Thursday that Canada’s 600,000 Métis and non-status Indians are indeed “Indians” under the Constitution. The decision has raised questions about who qualifies as Métis or non-status Indian, but the answer migh
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