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Canadian hosers the MacKenzie Brothers, Bob and Doug, show us how to get free beer. Beauty advice, eh. From the old Second City Television show of the early 1980s.

Canadian hosers the MacKenzie Brothers, Bob and Doug, show us how to get free beer. From the old Second City Television show of the early

L: Annie Pootoogook in Ottawa, July 2013; R: A drawing by Annie Pootoogook of meeting then Governor-General Michaëlle Jean in 2009.

Stereotypes plagued Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook in life as in death, says gallerist

Ottawa gallery curator Jason St-Laurent remembers his friend Annie Pootoogook. The artist's body was found last week in Ottawa's Rideau River.

Canadian, please! I wonder if all Canadian cops are that hot...

The most awesome images on the Internet

I live in Canada and police officers sometimes give you a ride if it's cold and they see you walking. You can't take a Canadian police officer during.

The coat of arms of Ontario was granted by Royal Warrant of Queen Victoria on 26 May 1868. This arms of Canada was shared with the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador and also used in the Canadian Red Ensign. The Dominion arms was simple and lacked supporters. The award of arms was augmented with supporters and a crest by Royal Warrant of King Edward VII on 27 February 1909. The province's arms are the only one without royal symbols, namely a crown.

The Ontario Coat of Arms should really be our logo but that would entail too many legal complications.

‘Malcolm McLuhan saw in Canada the raw materials for a dynamic new conception of nationhood.’

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country?

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country? ‘Malcolm McLuhan saw in Canada the raw materials for a dynamic new conception of nationhood.

Canadian WWI Propaganda Poster, found via Mental Floss - "Those who didn't want to fight (or couldn’t sign up for the army due to health issues or old age) but still wanted to serve their country could enroll in the military by joining the Canadian Forestry Battalion, which cleared areas for camps and air strips."

14 Wonderful Vintage Canadian Propaganda Posters

Bushmen and sawmill hands wanted. Join the Canadian Forestry Battalion

Frank Sutcliffe, Fisher people, mother and son

Francis Meadow (Frank) Sutcliffe October 1853 – 31 May Fisher people, mother and son, North Yorkshire, 1889

The subject is musician Martyn Bennett who sadly died of cancer. I repinned this because I like the photo edging treatment. Would be a nice treatment for a Facebook cover photo.

One of my hero's Martyn Bennett. brilliant fusions of roots music & edgy earthy electronica but never cheap or shallow, always with enormous emotional depth and originality. But his timeless music remains

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