Saturday, October 23, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021
A reminder to members of City Daily Photo: for the first of November, the theme is Great Big Mess.
I have some odds and ends shots today, taken over the last few weeks. Late one afternoon, close to home, a rainbow was appearing in the eastern sky.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
One more view of the church. We'll wrap up this tour tomorrow.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Continuing on where we left off yesterday, this is a photograph and panel of the Peacekeeping Monument, which lies in the downtown, across from the National Gallery and Notre Dame.
The government under John Diefenbaker, seen here among other Commonwealth leaders with the Queen, opposed South Africa's continued presence in the Commonwealth because of the apartheid policy. This carried on through the Mulroney government of the 1980s and early 1990s, which stood strongly for sanctions (even if it wasn't the way being advocated by Reagan and Thatcher) against South Africa, until apartheid was finally abandoned.
Nelson Mandela never forgot Canada's opposition to apartheid, and he was made an honourary citizen of the country in a ceremony held in the Museum's Grand Hall.
This is the robe of a prosecutor in the war crimes tribunals that followed the Yugoslavian wars. Canadian judge Louise Arbour was the chief prosecutor against war crimes in the Hague.