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The Aberdeenshire Roots of Elvis Presley

August 16, 2022

Today marks 45 years since the death of one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor of Scottish […]

Neil Armstrong’s Scottish Homecoming

July 20, 2022

Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon on this date in 1969. As TV audiences around the world watched in amazement, he stepped out of the […]

What is The Mad Piper’s Canadian Connection?

July 14, 2022

Bill ‘The Mad Piper’ Millin inspired Allied troops as they stormed ashore during the D-Day invasion. Carrying no weapon other than a ceremonial dagger in his stocking, Millin fearlessly played […]

The Scottish Composer of The Maple Leaf Forever

July 1, 2022

Alexander Muir was a songwriter, soldier, and school headmaster. Born in Scotland, he is best remembered for composing one of Canada’s most beloved songs, The Maple Leaf Forever. Muir was […]

Batman’s Scottish Ties

May 1, 2022

The month of May marks the 83th anniversary of Batman’s introduction to the world. The Caped Crusader has been connected to Scotland from his creation up till the present. Batman […]

The Chefs’ House

May 1, 2022

The Chefs’ House (215 King Street East) is an innovative concept restaurant that operates in support of the Hospitality & Culinary Arts Program at George Brown College (GBC). The Program […]

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