Category: In The Media
Sunday, April 9th this year, marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. This date marks a significant historical event in World War One, particularly for Canadians, as it was the first time that all four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force operated as an interconnected unit.
Vimy Ridge was a strategic battle … Read More »
With winter officially behind us, many are looking forward to April for its longer, warmer days. With spring and Easter around the corner, it is easy to overlook World Health Day, which falls on April 7th. Coinciding with the creation of the World Health Organization (WHO) formed by the United Nations in 1950, World Health … Read More »
In 2015, there were 5,000 deaths in the EU as a result of accidents in the workplace. This is an incredible number and as this infographic from Hussey Fraser outlines, it makes proper safety procedures at work all the more paramount. The most common type of injury is one from someone slipping, tripping or falling. … Read More »
There are several legends surrounding Valentine Day’s origin, but perhaps the most popular story is one that takes place over 1700 years ago, which tells of a priest named St. Valentine who was persecuted by the Roman Emperor for aiding imprisoned Christians. It is said that during his imprisonment, he performed a miracle on the … Read More »
Family Day is one of the most recent holidays to be introduced into Canada’s calendar, with Alberta being the first province to implement the day in 1990. Since then, it has become a recognized holiday in Saskatchewan, Ontario, and British Columbia. British Columbia celebrates Family Day on the second Monday of every February while the … Read More »