November 2015


Photo courtesy the Governor General’s office via
Nov 27 2015

They Serve Canada

On November 18, Governor General David Johnston presented the Order of Canada to 45 Canadian heroes. Some are famous, like astronaut Chris Hadfield. Others never hit the headlines. They explore and teach. They write books, make music, save lives. Each one makes the...


Governor General David Johnston joins Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his new cabinet for a photo at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, on November 4, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Nov 20 2015

A Team that “Looks Like Canada”

New Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn in by the Governor General on November 4. So were his cabinet ministers – the team of Members of Parliament (MPs) who will advise him. Picking a cabinet isn’t easy…


Photo courtesy of NASA via Wikimedia Commons.
Nov 13 2015

15 Years in Orbit

November 2 was a special day for the International Space Station (ISS). On that day, the orbiting space lab marked 15 straight years of being a home away from home for astronauts. The ISS is the largest spacecraft ever built. It’s as big as a football field. But it...


Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban speaks during a press conference at the Children's Hospital in Montreal, where he announced that his foundation would pledge $10 million dollars to the hospital. (THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes)
Nov 06 2015

P.K. Scores a Heart Trick

P.K. Subban is one of the NHL’s best defensemen. The hotshot Hab is a flashy player and a flashy dresser. He skates fast and shoots hard. He scores often and he celebrates loud. Number 76 has a big personality, on and off the ice. But P.K.’s heart is even bigger than…