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Rememberance Day 2014

Lest we forget.

Written by collegecopy on . Posted in Fresh Copy Newsletter

Remembrance Day began as a way to honour those fallen in the first world war. Today we celebrate the sacrifices that the men and women of our armed forces have made to preserve our freedoms through many wars and conflicts. Thank you. College Copy Shop. “Though they are gone, they are not forgotten. We will always remember the brave and the fallen. They still stand tall, for us all!” ...

Halloween 2014

Happy Halloween!

Written by collegecopy on . Posted in Fresh Copy Newsletter

Halloween and Trick-or-treating go hand in hand. The practice of dressing up in costumes and begging door to door for treats dates back to the Middle Ages. Originally referred to as “guising”, trick-or-treating resembles the medieval custom of poor folk going door to door on Hallowmas, for food in return for prayers for the dead on All Souls’ Day. In Canada the practice of ̶ ...

Labour Day 2014

Happy Labour Day!

Written by collegecopy on . Posted in Fresh Copy Newsletter

The Toronto Trades Assembly organized Canada’s first significant demonstration for worker’s rights on April 15, 1872. The goal was to release the 24 leaders of the Toronto Typographical Union who were imprisoned for striking for a nine-hour working day. At this time, trade unions were illegal and striking was seen as a criminal conspiracy to disrupt trade. There was enormous public su ...

Edmonton Fringe Festival Partnership

Written by collegecopy on . Posted in College Copy Shop Updates, Fresh Copy Newsletter

College Copy Shop is once again sponsoring the the Edmonton Fringe Festival and are proud to say that we are the longest running sponsor for this event. August 13 through 23th will mark the 34th Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. North America’s largest and longest-running Fringe Festival. The Edmonton Fringe doesn’t jury or censor artists’ work in any way and selects performanc ...

Canada Day 2014

Happy Canada Day!

Written by collegecopy on . Posted in Fresh Copy Newsletter

On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1st has been officially known as Canada Day, celebrated now in all ten provinces and three territories. “O Canada” was proclaimed Canada’s national anthem on July 1, 1980, 100 years after i ...

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