A Happy Birthday To Canada's Maple Leaf flag

By: plapman , 1:31 PM GMT on February 15, 2011

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Today will start cloudy with sunny periods then becoming sunny with cloudy periods this morning. Thwe wWind will be souyherly at 20 km/h (12 mph) gusting to 40 km/h (25 mph) then swinging to the west at 40 km/h (25 mph) gusting to 60 km/h (37 mph) near noon. A high of 8C(46F) except 4C(39F) over eastern sections is expected.
Tonight will see clearing this evening with a lLow of -3C(26F).
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Abbbey and me are having routine walks again. I tke her for our 2.5 mile walk then we both have a nap. I lie down and she stretches out on the florr beside the bed.That litle dog never leaves my side.
================================================= =====A Short History from BrainyHistory.Com
I have to add that Canada's Maple leaf flag was unfurled this day in 1965
1995 Population of People's Republic of China hits 1.2 billion
1989 Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends
1939 German battleship Bismarck was launched
1933 President-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt
1898 USS Maine sinks in Havana harbor, cause unknown, 258 sailors die
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5. Alleyoops
11:44 PM GMT on February 15, 2011
Canada's first flag for Ylee...Link
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4. masshysteria
5:50 PM GMT on February 15, 2011
Hi Tony and HAPPY CANADA DAY!

Thanks for your interesting post on my site this am regarding the 1976 flood of the Assinaboine River in or around Portage. We, in Methuen, MA, can relate to the occasional flooding of our Merrimack River, in spite of a few dams, etc. which extend along its ten plus miles length throughout the region. The most contentious spot nearby is our Spicket River and Falls (which is an off-shoot of the Merrimack). This travels against or close to many neighboring homes and buildings which have been severely damaged by the outcome of these recent past floods. The past five years of intermittent destructive weather systems has certainly been a most costly proposition for home and business owners to boot!

I CAN'T REMEMBER ANYMORE EVER BEING THIS YOUNG! LOL!
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3. Ylee
5:22 PM GMT on February 15, 2011
Good morning! I didn't know Canada's flag was anything besides what you have now! What did it used to look like?
I see you are having another mild day, as are we. Take care, as your webcams still show slush.
Have a good day!
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2. unclemush
4:22 PM GMT on February 15, 2011
Good Morning.:)
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1. Alleyoops
2:31 PM GMT on February 15, 2011
Good morning Tony. Looks like another cold sunny day for us today. Was 20 degrees colder here this morning than yesterday at this time. Oh well at least the wind died down some and the sun is shining. Can't wait for those 50s and 60s to come along and remain.

Your lucky to have a dog like Abby. They sense when they are needed and will stick to you like butter to toast.

Have a wonderful day dear one. You will have to let me know how that bison roast turns out.
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Retired and loving it. If I'd have known about retirement befor I started my 40 year career with the government of Manitoba I'd have retired first. :)