National Newswatch

Canada Post Unveils Halifax Explosion Stamp

Nov 6 2017 — — Canada Post has issued a stamp commemorating the explosion that rocked Halifax on December 6, 1917, when the Belgian relief ship Imo rammed into the French munitions vessel Mont-Blanc, in the harbour’s narrows. The Mont-Blanc was loaded with TNT for the war effort.

Stompin’ Tom Among Six 2017 Canada’s Walk Of Fame Inductees

Oct 25 2017 — — Six more names will be added to Canada’s Walk of Fame in November. Donovan Bailey, Viola Desmond, Anna Paquin, Ted Rogers, David Suzuki and Stompin’ Tom Connors will be inducted on November 15, 2017. Stompin’ Tom will be honoured as the Cineplex Legends Inductee.