Posts Tagged ‘ Flags ’

‘No flags & footprints’: Buzz Aldrin’s plan for colonizing Mars means no more ISS

May 10, 2017

Space travel pioneer and former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin’s bold vision for mankind’s future in space includes NASA ditching the International Space Station and focusing exclusively on getting humans to Mars. “We must retire the ISS as soon as possible… We simply cannot afford $ 3.5 billion a year of that cost,” Aldrin said...
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‘It’s just a flag’: Confederate flags fly at Saskatchewan music festival

July 9, 2015

The Confederate flag has raised plenty of controversy in the United States, but you don’t need to head to the U.S. to see it. Despite being deemed “not appropriate” by organizers, the U.S. Civil War battle flag has been making appearances at Saskatchewan’s Craven Country Jamboree. Flags of one sort or another fly on almost every camper van at...
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Austrian flag among Canadian flags an error, City of Regina says

February 17, 2015

One of these things is not like the other. That was the case on the Albert Street bridge in Regina on Monday when an Austrian flag was spotted in among several Canadian ones. The City of Regina lined the bridge with the mighty maple leaf in honour of the flag’s 50th anniversary, but the Austrian...
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Special OK given for anti-abortion display of 100,000 flags on Parliament Hill

December 12, 2014

A visually striking anti-abortion protest on Parliament Hill technically broke several rules on the use of the public space, but federal officials made special exceptions to allow the event to proceed anyway. The group was permitted to stake 100,000 small flags on a strip of the front lawn of the Hill early on Oct....
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Mounds of flags, flowers at War Memorial pose challenge for Remembrance Day

November 10, 2014

zoom OTTAWA—Government workers are having a tough time trying to clear the National War Memorial of the deep drifts of flowers, flags and other tributes to two murdered soldiers in advance of Tuesday’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent was killed Oct. 20 in Quebec when he was run down by a car...
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