Calgary’s Rivers & Creeks – Bow River

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Large rivers have been important to people throughout history. Many large cities develop and thrive along them. Rivers provide us with water for drinking and cooking useful travel corridors abundant resources, such as game animals Generally, archaeologists consider the land around rivers to have very high potential for archaeological sites. The Bow River’s headwaters is located at Bow Lake in …

Happy Puthandu! Happy New Year!

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Today, many people in Canada and around the world celebrate Puthandu to welcome the beginning of a new year. Puthandu is also known as Tamil New Year or Puthuvarudam; Puthandu is the first day of year on the Tamil calendar, which falls onto April 14 of the Gregorian calendar; This day coincides with the New Year’s Day of Hindu calendars …

Easter – Symbols and Traditions

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Easter is one of the most important holidays for Christians in the world. For others, it is regarded as the beginning of spring. Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, as written in The New Testament. Later, the holiday has merged with spring celebrations. Easter is always associated with the Easter Bunny and painted eggs. There are many theories as …