Many events touch the lives of Canadians over the course of a year.?? Some are tragic; others are cause for celebration.?? Some touch just a part of our country; others touch every Canadian no matter where they live.
Canada 2005 is the distillation of the most riveting and entertaining images shot by the photographers of The Canadian Press. These striking images beautifully reproduced in full colour, capture the essence of a year in the life of Canada.
Images of special moments from national and regional news, politics, sports and entertainment-and the international scene where Canadians have played a role-have been carefully selected to offer Canadians a portrait of their nation.?'Another feature is a gallery of images from the archives of The Canadian Press that are evocative and memorable.
From the heart-wrenching tragedy in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, to the political scandal in Quebec and the Gomery inquiry, to the celebration of our war veterans and the visit of Queen Elizabeth II, Canada 2005 is a keepsake that you will return to again and again to relive the time and spirit of a year that was Canada.
|Publisher:||Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated|
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The Canadian Press (CP) is Canada's national news agency, providing news and information around the clock to Canadians via newspapers, TV and radio stations, websites, magazines and other media. CPs teams of reporters, photographers and broadcasters have reported on the "Canadian story" since 1917, sharing their experiences coast to coast and around the world. With bureaus and seasoned editorial staff across the country, The Canadian Press news wire is an award-winning, in-depth and comprehensive report, covering everything from politics to pop-culture, company news to sports results. The CP wire is provided in both official languages to serve the news and information needs of all Canadians.