Montreal's Genie on the courts
In a land where raquettes de neige (snowshoes) are more popular than raquets (tennis), a young Canadian with classic California surfer girl looks is turning heads on the court.
Columnist's Canada in 1954
I will depart from my usual discreet journalistic anonymity just this once and offer a few personal reflections on my life as a Canadian, writes columnist Peter Black.
Prime minister's hockey history
By my count, President Barack Obama has written three books under his own pen, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Quebec City displays Holy Door
It's the first and only such thing in North America: a Holy Door, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Rouge et Or Tide rolls on
Much like I probably will never understand the system by which Americans choose their presidents, what with primaries and the electoral college and all, I likely will never understand how Americans decide the best college football team, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
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.
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