In 1887 February, 22 - Federal election: Sir John A. Macdonald’s Conservatives win a third consecutive majority.
Some pictures from our exercise using the digital DSTAR DRATS software. We had 4 RF stations working within the cop shop. A good learning experience for all and hopefully will never have to used for a real event. But if it should happen we will be prepared.
Just to let you know Maureen’s CT scan showed no bleeding on the brain and all her blood work came back OK. Still doesn’t explain the headaches or dizziness. 6 stars out of 5 for the team at Delta’s ER
1963 February 5: The Diefenbaker government collapses over the missile issue and an election is called
1916 - Women are given the right to vote in Manitoba, after protests by people such as Nellie McClung
1965 – The Queen issues a royal proclamation, effective February 15, making the Maple Leaf flag the National Flag of Canada.
1980 - Canadian ambassador to Iran, Ken Taylor, organizes the escape of American citizens from Iran
In 1700 -The Cascadia Earthquake, one of the largest earthquakes on record, ruptures the Cascadia subduction zone offshore from Vancouver Island to northern California, creating a tsunami that wiped out the winter village of Pachena Bay leaving no survivors.
In 1924 - An Order in Council mandates the use of the Canadian Red Ensign on Canadian government buildings outside Canada. It the first officially allowed use of the flag on land, although it has been used unofficially for many years.
1952 January 24 – Vincent Massey appointed first Canada-born Governor-General of Canada
1874 January 22 - Federal election: Alexander Mackenzie’s Liberals win a majority, defeating J. A. Macdonald’s Liberal-Conservatives