Leading through the New Year, Canadian historian J.D.M. Stewart selects some of the many important anniversaries from Canada’s past.
- 30th anniversary of Dr. Roberta Bondar’s flight
- 40th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- 80th anniversary of Canadians in Raid of Dieppe in the Second World War
- 50th anniversary of Paul Henderson’s winning Game 8 goal in Summit Series vs USSR
- 25th anniversary of publication of Mordecai Richler’s greatest novel, the 1997 Giller Prize-winning Barney’s Version