Back in 2011, during a Canadian federal election, some people living in Guelph, Ontario received messages on their phones urging them to vote.
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The hostilities of World War I officially ended at 11:00 on November 11, 1918.
In others words, at 11:00 on the 11th day of the 11th month.
That is why in Canada and many other countries, Remembrance Day is celebrated on November 11 each year, with a moment of silence at 11:00.
It has been 25 years since the Berlin Wall was torn down.
On Sunday, thousands of people gathered in Berlin at a ceremony to mark the occasion.
Pablo Picasso was an artist who worked in early part of the 20th century. He is one of the most famous painters to have ever lived.
Recently it was discovered that underneath Picasso’s masterpiece, The Blue Room, there is another painting.
The Queen of England is on Twitter.
She posted her first tweet recently, about an exhibit she had just officially opened.
Some cave drawings in Indonesia are changing the way scientists think about early humans and art.
There are about a dozen drawings.
They are red and they are of an animal that looks like a “pig-deer” and some are tracings of people’s hands.
Former astronaut Chris Hadfield changed the way we look at space, through his recent stint on the International Space Station.
While he was in space, Hadfield made videos and took photos, letting everyone on Earth know what it was like to live in space and what he learned there.
How can the water you get from your tap be older than the Earth, the sun and the solar system?
That’s not possible, right?
Canada Post has created a new set of stamps all about hockey.
Six famous hockey defencemen will each be featured on a stamp.
Scotland has voted to remain part of the United Kingdom (UK).
The United Kingdom is short for the “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.” It is made up of four countries: England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.