Posts Tagged ‘ Flags ’

‘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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Eight red flags when you apply for life insurance

April 30, 2014

If you are turned down for life insurance by one company, the odds of another carrier agreeing to cover you are slim. So it’s important to understand when life insurance coverage may be denied and what options are available if that happens. When your application reveals you have or had a serious or life-threatening...
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