click links in text for more info

Canadian Centennial

The Canadian Centennial was a yearlong celebration held in 1967 when Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. Celebrations occurred throughout the year but culminated on Dominion Day, July 1, 1967. Coins were different from other years' issues, with animals on each — the cent, for instance, had a dove on its reverse. Communities and organizations across Canada were encouraged to engage in Centennial projects to celebrate the anniversary; the projects ranged from special one-time events to local improvement projects, such as the construction of municipal arenas and parks. The Centennial Flame was added to Parliament Hill. Children born in 1967 were declared Centennial babies. Under the Centennial Commission, convened in January 1963, various projects were commissioned to commemorate the Centennial year; the CBC commissioned Gordon Lightfoot to write the song the "Canadian Railroad Trilogy" for broadcast on January 1, 1967. The Canadian Government commissioned typographer Carl Dair to create a new and distinctively Canadian typeface.

The first proof of Cartier was published as "the first Canadian type for text composition" to mark the centenary of Canadian Confederation. The Canadian Armed Forces contributed to Centennial celebrations by producing a military tattoo unlike any other in Canadian history, it was formed in Picton, Ontario in February 1967 by members from the three branches of the military providing service personnel at the Picton base for training purposes. The "show" was produced by Colonel Ian Fraser of the Black Watch and would included 1700 military men and women in a show that would travel across Canada from March to November performing over 150 performances; some said that Tattoo 1967 was the major event that year and there were calls to have the Tattoo travel through the U. S. Europe and Russia but the Prime Minister at the time scuttled the idea; the CBC and NFB filmed the Tattoo as did the Military. Tattoo 1967 was the largest undertaking by the military during peacetime and has never been reproduced since.

The Tattoo depicted the military history of Canada from the first French military and settlers in Canada in 1665 right up to Canada's UN Peace Keeping role in 1967. Challenge for Change was a participatory film and video project created by the National Film Board of Canada in 1967 as a response to the Centennial. Active until 1980, Challenge for Change used film and video production to illuminate the social concerns of various communities within Canada, with funding from eight different departments of the Canadian government; the impetus for the program was the belief that film and video were useful tools for initiating social change and eliminating poverty. In Toronto, the Caribana parade and festival was launched in 1967 as a celebration of Caribbean culture, as a gift from Canada's West Indian community in tribute to the Centennial year. In November 1967, the Confederation of Tomorrow conference was held at the newly built Toronto-Dominion Bank Tower. Called by Ontario Premier John Robarts, the summit of provincial premiers led to a new round of federal-provincial negotiations to amend the Canadian Constitution.

The Centennial Voyageur Canoe Pageant was a canoe race started on May 24 in the Rocky Mountains by ten teams representing eight provinces and the two territories. Two provinces were not entered. 3,283 miles were portaged in 104 days by 100 men using six man shifts per team. They arrived in Montreal on September 4. Other sponsored canoes from across the country made similar trips. In addition to these major projects there were commemorative projects throughout the country. Municipal funding for approved centennial projects was matched dollar for dollar by both the province and the federal government. Providing a concrete reminder of the centennial year celebrations these projects included the 1,500 seat Norbrock Stadium in Kamloops, British Columbia to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, many others. $25 million was made available by the Centennial Committee for local projects. The 1967 International and Universal Exposition, or Expo 67 as it was known, was the general exhibition, Category One World's Fair held in Montreal from April 27 to October 29, 1967.

Expo 67 was Canada's main celebration during the centennial year. In a political and cultural context, Expo 67 was seen as a landmark moment in Canadian history. Expo 67 in particular was a signifier of the nation's mood of extreme optimism and confidence on heading into its second century. In retrospect, the centennial is seen as a high point of Canadian aspirations prior to the anxious decade of the 1970s that saw the nation divided over issues relating to inflation, an economic recession, government budget deficits and Quebec separatism. Popular Canadian historian Pierre Berton referred to the centennial as "the last good year" in his book 1967: The Last Good Year. In 1961, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker proposed a travelling exhibit on a train that would traverse the country and bring exhibits on the history of Canada to the citizens; the train consisted of six exhibit cars and seven cars for staff and equipment pulled by two diesel locomotives, one from each from Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian National Railway.

The locomotives were painted in purple and black livery and had a custom air horn that sounded the first four notes of "O Canada." The train was inaugurated on January 9, 1967 in Victoria and made 83 stops across the country before reaching its final stop in Montreal on December 5, 1967. The Bank of Canada issued into circulation a redesigned version of the $1 banknote from the 1954 Series; the image on the reverse of this version shows the original Parliament Buildings, the obverse includes a green monochrome adaptation of the st

George Treby (younger)

George III Treby of Plympton House, Plympton St Maurice, was a British politician. He was the eldest son of George II Treby, of Plympton House, Plympton St Maurice, MP for the family's Rotten Borough of Plympton Erle, he inherited Plympton House on his father's death in 1742. He was educated at Oxford. In 1746 he went on the Grand Tour and visited Florence and Naples, during which time he is believed to have acquired the Mantuan roundel sold in 2003 to Sheik Saud al-Thani of Qatar. Treby entered the House of Commons for the family's Rotten Borough of Plympton Erle at a by-election in 1747 to replace Richard Edgcumbe, who had chosen to sit for another borough; the Treby family had great influence in the borough. A government supporter, he was returned again at the 1754 and 1761 elections, but did not take his seat after the latter, as he died in November 1761. In the ensuing by-election, he was replaced by his younger brother George Hele Treby

Christopher Augustus Cox

Christopher Augustus Cox VC, was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Cox was born and worked as a farm labourer in the Hertfordshire village of Kings Langley, he married Maud Swan in 1912 and had one son when war was declared, but still volunteered in September 1914. He was a private in The Bedfordshire Regiment, he went to France in July 1915 and spent nearly two years in the trenches, first on the Somme near Albert. He was wounded on the first day of the Somme offensive, he was at Thiepval in September 1916 and participated in the Bihucourt assault in March 1917, an engagement in which his actions would earn him the Victoria Cross. On 13 March 1917 at Achiet-le-Grand, during an attack by the battalion, the front wave was checked by heavy artillery and machine gun fire and the whole line had to take cover in shell holes. Cox, a stretcher-bearer, single-handedly rescued four men.

Having collected the wounded of his own battalion he helped to bring in the wounded of the adjoining battalion. On two subsequent days he carried out similar work with complete disregard for his own safety, he sustained serious wounds to his foot in an attack on the village of Cherisy on 3 May 1917 which resulted in him being sent back to England, after which he helped to train recruits. Cox was presented with the Victoria Cross by King George V on 21 July 1917 at Buckingham Palace. After the war, he refused the offer of a commission and a house and began work as a builder in Kings Langley being employed at the nearby Ovaltine factory. During the Second World War, he joined the local Home Guard, his family expanded to 14 grandchildren. He died on 28 April 1959 at the age of 69, his Victoria Cross is on display at the Imperial War Museum, England. On 9 September 2007 Kings Langley village celebrated Christopher Augustus Cox's life and daring deeds in a village ceremony; the High Street was closed to traffic to allow a pipe band, standard bearers, ex-service men and women, local dignitaries and members of the Cox family to parade from the Kings Langley Methodist Church along the High Street to the Parish Church for a memorial service.

The Last Post played by bugle was sounded by the grave. The congregation moved to the community centre, where artifacts relating to Christopher Cox's life were on display. Kings Langley village was twinned with Achiet-le-Grand in France in November 2009, in honour of Christopher Cox. Kings Langley society Dacorum Heritage Bedfordshire Regiment Christopher Cox VC Christopher Augustus Cox at Find a Grave Christopher Augustus Cox on Lives of the First World War

UC Juice

UC Juice, Union County Juice, is the monthly newspaper for the Union County Vocational Technical Schools campus. It is based in the Academy for Information Technology building. While it is called a newspaper, it more resembles a magazine in that it is made using duplex A4 paper stapled with three staples on the right binding; the staff use Adobe InDesign as its layout program. The original name for UC Juice was TechToday, it was changed due to the addition of the Academy for Performing Arts school on campus, rendering the name TechToday unfitting for the campus newspaper. TechToday was founded in 2006-2007 school year. During its first year it released 3 issues around four pages long; each edition consisted of an arts section. At the end of the 2006/2007 school year, management was failing and most of the work was being done by the advisor at the time, he appointed Phyllis Lee and Taylor Kelly, to take over the next year. At the 2007-2008 club fair, TechToday had 150 people sign up to join the club.

Throughout the year, it had six issues released. It went from Microsoft Publisher to Apple Pages, it went under a layout design change, well received across campus. At the 2008-2009 club fair, TechToday had 119 people sign up to join the club, it is planning on switching from Apple Pages to Adobe InDesign as its layout program. On September 16, 2008, TechToday changed its name to UC Juice; because the name'TechToday' did not fit the addition of the Academy for Performing Arts to the UCVTS campus, the name was decided to be changed. The other possible choices were:'UCVTS Utopian','The Ubiquitarian','UC Inquirer','UCVTS United', and'UC Juice', were voted on. UC Juice won by a landslide; the name UC Juice was originated from the nickname of one of Juice. In 2010 the paper changed its name once again, becoming "The Campus Inquirer". Which it is still named today. Paul Savage David Claire Alex Peng Phyllis Lee Taylor Kelly Andrew Naugle Lydia Paradiso Andrew Pecoraro Ashley Anthony UCVTS Campus Homepage

HMS Sanguine

HMS Sanguine was an S-class submarine of the Royal Navy, part of the Third Group built of that class. She was built by Cammell Laird and launched on 15 February 1945. So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Sanguine. Built as the Second World War was drawing to a close, she did not see much action. In 1953 she took part in the Fleet Review to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Sanguine was sold to the Israeli Navy in 1958 and renamed Rahav in March 1959, after the mythical sea-monster Rahab. Not operational during the Six-Day War, she was retired in 1968 and cannibalised for spare parts for Tanin HMS Springer, Rahav's sister ship which did see combat in 1967. A Gal-class submarine named Rahav served with the Israeli Navy from 1977 to 1997; the Dolphin-class submarine INS Rahav was delivered to the Israeli Navy on 29 April 2013. Colledge, J. J.. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy. London: Chatham Publishing.

ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8

Rika Zaraï

Rika Zaraï is an Israeli singer and writer. Rika Gozman was born in Jerusalem. In the 1950s, the Israeli writer, Aharon Megged, wrote a musical for the IDF Central Command entertainment troupe about five soldiers falling in love with five country girls. In 1956, it was produced commercially by the Ohel theater starring Rika Zarai; the music was written by her husband Yochanan Zarai, with melodies by Naomi Shemer. In 1969, Zarai rose to fame with her songs Casatschok and Alors je chante, the French version of Vivo Cantando, she went on to have a successful career in Europe, where she popularized Israeli classic songs such as Hava Nagila, Yerushalayim shel zahav and Hallelujah. Zarai sings in Hebrew, French, Italian and German, she visits Israel periodically. According to a report in the Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronoth in 2008, she suffered a stroke which paralyzed the left side of her body. Ma médecine naturelle, Michel Lafon, 1985 47 recettes de plantes, Mangina, 1986 Soins et beauté par l'argile et les plantes, Mangina, 1987 Mes secrets naturels pour guérir et réussir, J-C Lattès, 1988 Ces émotions qui guérissent, Michel Lafon, 1995 Le Code secret de votre personnalité, Michel Lafon, 1996 L'espérance a toujours raison, Michel Lafon, 2006 Music of Israel Culture of Israel Rika Zaraï on IMDb