No new website this week.
Why we need to rethink Black History Month http://rabble.ca/news/2014/02/why-we-need-to-rethink-black-history-month Read why this writer is feeling overwhelmed by all the publicity that Black History Month has received this year.
Pride in our nation's history: O Canada! Tour stops in Pembroke, Cobden http://www.thedailyobserver.ca/2014/02/20/pride-in-our-nations-history-o-canada-tour-stops-in-pembroke-cobden O Canada! Tour is a bilingual play that is in the midst of a 60-school tour across different regions of Ontario.
New book details Canadian Rangers history http://hqyellowknife.com/news/local/news/v/Local/351689/New-book-details-Canadian-Rangers-history The book is entitled: The Canadian Rangers -- A Living History and was launched in last Friday in Yellowknife.
Epilogue: History through quilting http://theaquinian.net/?p=17978 The University of New Brunswick ‘s Memorial Hall is hosting The Secret Codes exhibition. It is a display of colourful hand-woven quilts.
Steveston MLA backs bid for world heritage Status http://www.richmondreview.com/news/246002951.html A local MLA has added his voice to that of city council in a local bid to get Steveston Village added to the United Nations World Heritage list.
P.E.I. Heritage Awards handed out during ceremony at Eptek Centre
Read about who had won awards at P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation’s annual Heritage Awards last week.
Living history http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Living+history/9518292/story.html
The internment and relocation of Canadians of Japanese descent during the Second World War is the subject of a play The Tashme Project: The Living Archives at the Great Canadian Theatre Company during the theatre's Undercurrents 2014 season.
Author’s first book looks to the past http://www.airdrieecho.com/2014/02/18/authors-first-book-looks-to-the-past Read about how Stacey Carefoot wrote the story of Four Sisters, who were born in Victoria’s Chinatown in the early 1900s. The sisters were among the first Chinese children born as Canadian citizens.
Story of the Week
Canada comes up GOLD!
Yesterday, Canada won its 10th gold medal of the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. It has been a good Olympic Games for Canada, and especially for our women’s and men’s hockey teams.
We won 10 gold, 10 silver, and five bronze from Sochi. Canada’s 25 medals total was fourth overall, behind Norway (26), the United States (28), and Russia (33).
The CBC has the latest on the men’s hockey win at http://olympics.cbc.ca/news/article/canada-beats-sweden-win-hockey-gold.html
The women’s hockey team is covered in The Toronto Star Canada’s golden generation in women’s hockey pulls it off one more time http://www.thestar.com/sports/sochi2014/hockey/2014/02/20/team_canada_wins_womens_hockey_gold.html
Reminder: Check the Canadian Week in Review next Monday for the latest in Genealogy, Heritage, and History news in Canada. It’s the ONLY news blog of its kind in country! The next post will be on 02 Match 2014.