Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Anniversary

In the midst of student protests in Quebec, a controversial austere budget bill, and worldwide economic tumult, Stephen Harper is taking three days out of his schedule to party with the queen. On Monday, he'll …

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  • Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London on July 4, 2014
    Shamed TV star Rolf Harris 'writing song about accusers' AFP - Sun, 14 Jun, 2015

    Disgraced veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, convicted for a string of sex assaults against girls, is writing a song about money-grabbing accusers, a British newspaper … More »Shamed TV star Rolf Harris 'writing song about accusers'

    Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London on July 4, 2014

    Disgraced veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, convicted for a string of sex assaults against girls, is writing a song about money-grabbing accusers, a British newspaper said Sunday. Harris, 85, a household name for decades in Britain and his native Australia, said his song was driven by "inner rage" about the "injustice of …

  • Lois Mitchell appointed as Alberta's new lieutenant-governor CBC - Wed, 20 May, 2015

    "Lois Mitchell is an exceptional Canadian who is well known for her leadership, dedication and community spirit. Mitchell is currently a senior partner and founder of … More »Lois Mitchell appointed as Alberta's new lieutenant-governor

    "Lois Mitchell is an exceptional Canadian who is well known for her leadership, dedication and community spirit. Mitchell is currently a senior partner and founder of Rainmaker Global Business Development, a consulting and marketing firm.

  • Introducing another 5 Future 40 winners
    Introducing another 5 Future 40 winners CBC - Tue, 24 Mar, 2015

    Shana is a 27-year-old First Nations woman originally from the White Bear First Nation. After receiving a diploma in Fashion Design from Montreal’s Le Salle College, … More »Introducing another 5 Future 40 winners

    Introducing another 5 Future 40 winners

    Shana is a 27-year-old First Nations woman originally from the White Bear First Nation. After receiving a diploma in Fashion Design from Montreal’s Le Salle College, Nadia Williamson began her career as a costume designer. A member of Saskatchewan’s film board, Nadia worked on productions such as Tideland, Just Friends, …

  • The CBCMusic.ca festival comes back to Toronto CBC - Wed, 28 Jan, 2015

    CBCMusic.ca is bringing the CBCMusica.ca Festival back to Toronto! This year’s festival, produced by Live Nation Canada, will take place at TD Echo Beach (909 Lakeshore … More »The CBCMusic.ca festival comes back to Toronto

    CBCMusic.ca is bringing the CBCMusica.ca Festival back to Toronto! This year’s festival, produced by Live Nation Canada, will take place at TD Echo Beach (909 Lakeshore Boulevard West) on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Tickets for the CBCMusic.ca Festival will go on sale Friday, Jan. 30 through Ticketmaster. Bahamas – Toronto’s …

  • Canadian quartet The Tenors to perform for Obamas in Washington CBC - Thu, 4 Dec, 2014

    Canada's Juno Award-winning vocal group The Tenors, along with other musicians, will perform for the Obamas at the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington … More »Canadian quartet The Tenors to perform for Obamas in Washington

    Canada's Juno Award-winning vocal group The Tenors, along with other musicians, will perform for the Obamas at the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington Thursday evening.

  • Royals Month on CBC features five new documentaries CBC - Tue, 2 Sep, 2014

    This September, Royals Month on CBC is filled with all-new documentaries which examine the key players of the modern-day monarchy. Starting with Elizabeth: Wife, Queen, … More »Royals Month on CBC features five new documentaries

    This September, Royals Month on CBC is filled with all-new documentaries which examine the key players of the modern-day monarchy. Starting with Elizabeth: Wife, Queen, Mother on Friday, Sept. 12, which features interviews from the queen's family members, five new documentaries will show a new side of the royals.  The …

  • Derek Wisdom looks back at some of the photos taken when soccer was still growing in New Brunswick.
    Derek Wisdom, N.B.'s 'Mr. Soccer,' credited for sport's growth CBC - Fri, 20 Jun, 2014

    Derek Wisdom reflects on his dedication to soccer in New Brunswick. The 80-year-old native of Wales is largely credited with the huge growth of soccer in the provinc … More »Derek Wisdom, N.B.'s 'Mr. Soccer,' credited for sport's growth

    Derek Wisdom looks back at some of the photos taken when soccer was still growing in New Brunswick.

    Derek Wisdom reflects on his dedication to soccer in New Brunswick. The 80-year-old native of Wales is largely credited with the huge growth of soccer in the province.

  • Britain's Prince William carries his son Prince George as they arrive for his son's christening at St James's Palace in London
    British Prince George's first tour stifles Australia/NZ republicans Reuters - Thu, 3 Apr, 2014

    By Belinda Goldsmith and Thuy Ong LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - He may still be in nappies but Prince George embarks on his first official tour this weekend as Britain's … More »British Prince George's first tour stifles Australia/NZ republicans

    Britain's Prince William carries his son Prince George as they arrive for his son's christening at St James's Palace in London

    By Belinda Goldsmith and Thuy Ong LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - He may still be in nappies but Prince George embarks on his first official tour this weekend as Britain's younger royals ride a wave of popularity that is expected to dampen republican movements in Australia and New Zealand. The eight-month-old prince, third-in-line …

  • Soprano Renee Fleming sings the U.S. National Anthem prior to the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks in East Rutherford
    Opera great Fleming delivers virtuosic anthem at Super Bowl Reuters - Sun, 2 Feb, 2014

    Opera great Renee Fleming opened Sunday's Super Bowl NFL championship with a lyrical, flowing version of the U.S. national anthem. Backed by the New Jersey Symphony … More »Opera great Fleming delivers virtuosic anthem at Super Bowl

    Soprano Renee Fleming sings the U.S. National Anthem prior to the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks in East Rutherford

    Opera great Renee Fleming opened Sunday's Super Bowl NFL championship with a lyrical, flowing version of the U.S. national anthem. Backed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and a chorus of singers from all four branches of the U.S. armed forces, the soprano performed a powerful version of "The Star-Spangled Banner," …

  • Former Radio 1 DJ, Dave Lee Travis, real name David Patrick Griffin arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London
    Ex-DJ first in court in UK trials over showbiz sex abuse Reuters - Tue, 14 Jan, 2014

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - The first in a list of ageing celebrities accused of sexually abusing young fans over many years went on trial on Tuesday in … More »Ex-DJ first in court in UK trials over showbiz sex abuse

    Former Radio 1 DJ, Dave Lee Travis, real name David Patrick Griffin arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - The first in a list of ageing celebrities accused of sexually abusing young fans over many years went on trial on Tuesday in an investigation that has rocked confidence in the BBC, Britain's publicly funded broadcaster. One of Britain's best-known radio DJs in the 1970s and 1980s, …

  • Hollywood photographer to record christening of British prince Reuters - Tue, 22 Oct, 2013

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - A British photographer known for his portraits of rock stars and Hollywood actors was named on Tuesday as the official photographer … More »Hollywood photographer to record christening of British prince

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - A British photographer known for his portraits of rock stars and Hollywood actors was named on Tuesday as the official photographer of the world's newest celebrity - Prince George. Prince William and his wife Kate have chosen Jason Bell to photograph the christening on Wednesday of …

  • A Day In The Life Of The Household Cavalry Ahead Of The Diamond Jubilee
    London, Ont. councillors honour themselves Maclean's - Sun, 17 Feb, 2013

    When the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals were introduced last year, they were meant to recognize the contributions and outstanding achievements of Canadians. … More »London, Ont. councillors honour themselves

    A Day In The Life Of The Household Cavalry Ahead Of The Diamond Jubilee

    When the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals were introduced last year, they were meant to recognize the contributions and outstanding achievements of Canadians. However, the municipal government of London, Ont., named the “worst council ever” by one local paper, saw it as a chance to honour its own work.

  • Ottawa Valley mayors return Diamond Jubilee medals CBC - Wed, 13 Feb, 2013

    Two Ottawa Valley mayors have returned their Diamond Jubilee medals, saying they're uncomfortable with the reasons given for their awards. More »Ottawa Valley mayors return Diamond Jubilee medals

    Two Ottawa Valley mayors have returned their Diamond Jubilee medals, saying they're uncomfortable with the reasons given for their awards.

 

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