January 2021


Jan 29 2021

Preserving Living Heritage

What do camel racing, couscous, and a traditional Argentinian dance called chamamé have in common? They are new additions to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The UN organization added 29 new elements of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) to...


Jan 22 2021

NHL Hockey Returns

Hockey Night in Canada is back, and it’s more Canadian than ever. The NHL has temporarily created an all-Canadian division, compressed the schedule and added a few new rules to keep the league running amidst the second wave of the pandemic.


Jan 15 2021

Mob Storms U.S. Capitol Building

On January 6, after attending an incendiary rally by Donald Trump, thousands of pro-Trump extremists marched on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to prevent Congress from confirming President Joe Biden. This unparalleled assault on democracy has shaken the country.


Jan 08 2021

“They Desire a Better Country”

The Order of Canada is one of our country’s most prestigious civilian honours. It recognizes people whose service shapes our society, whose innovations ignite our imaginations, and whose compassion unites our communities. The Order’s motto is DESIDERANTES MELIOREM...