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We’d gotten word of this $300 federal payment that was going to go out to seniors across Canada. And we said quite a few of us didn’t need it. What should we do? So we organized this website called SeniorsGivingBack.org.Royal Canadian Air Farce star Don Ferguson
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Captain Sir Tom Moore has been knighted in the Queen’s first official engagement in person since lockdown.
The investiture to honour the 100-year-old, who raised more than £32m for NHS charities, was staged in a “unique ceremony” at Windsor Castle.
He has been recognised for walking more than 100 laps of his garden in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire.
Capt Sir Tom, originally from Keighley, West Yorkshire, said it was “an absolutely outstanding day”.
“I am absolutely overawed,” he said,
“This is such a high award and to get it from Her Majesty as well – what more can anyone wish for? This has been an absolutely magnificent day for me.”
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