The 'Pork and Beans War'
A measure of the obscurity of the last organized military confrontation between British North America and the United States is that there's confusion over the origin of its nickname, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Reviewing Canadian troops
It's called Veterans Day south of the border and Remembrance Day in Canada and in other nations in the British Commonwealth and elsewhere around the world, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Canadian Thanksgiving vs. Halloween
Besides the date, there are just some minor differences between Thanksgiving in Canada and the United States.
Ambassadors to Canada
Bruce Heyman will be the 30th U.S. ambassador to Canada -- when the Senate gets around to confirming his nomination, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
- Undecided border battles Peter Black writes how history differs depending on what side you grow up hearing it from.
Canadian reefer madness
One wouldn't call Ottawa the latter-day Haight-Ashbury; nor were the damp past two months akin to the Summer of Love, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Free the flow of my grapes
There was a time when "Canadian wine" would have been considered an oxymoron in the order of "Florida maple syrup," writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Back to beach in Quebec City
We've been to Toronto, Canada's largest city, dozens of times, having family there, Canadian columnist Peter Black writes.
Louis Cyr lifted up Quebec
This summer, there's the usual offering of cinema superheroes, what with your men of steel, wolverines, lone rangers and what-not, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Ben Franklin's Canadian adventure
As if Benjamin Franklin didn't get enough recognition, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
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