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Grade HE 




The Graduates 




Rehan Alibhai 

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you 
miss, you'll land among the stars 
- Brian Littrell 





Craig Ball 




"I think it is a problem of our society that we don't 
enjoy (ourselves). We have these values, like, you 
have to be rich, you have to get a diploma, you have 
to work hard, otherwise you are useless, you are 
nothing but a pariah" 
- Paulo Coelho 




The best way to win an argument is to begin by being right. - Jill Ruckelshaus 




If A is success in life, then A = x + y + z. Work is x, y 
is play and z is keeping your mouth shut." - Einstein 



Mitchel] 
Bunn 




'Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't 
understand." - Homer Simpson 



Control your destiny, or someone 
else will 

- Unknown 





Far be it from me to be critical 
- Mr. Boulianne 





Happiness isn't on the road to 
anything; it is the road 

- Bob Dylan 




As you can see by my large 
amount of folders, I am a very 
important person 

- Mr. Schneider 




The sun, with all those planets re- 
volving around it and depending on 
it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes 
as if it had nothing else in the uni- 
verse to do 
88 - Galileo 





Hit me with music 

- Bob Marley 



How on earth are you ever going tcj 
explain in terms of chemistry and 
physics so important a biological 
phenomenon as love? 

- Albert Einstein 



Jeffrey Chan 





just an advanced breed of 
on a minor planet of a 
average star. But we can 
the Universe. That 
us something very special."* 



JAMES NATHAN 



• o preoict tne oenavior en ordinary people 
in advance, you only have to assume that 
they wtt always try to escape a < 



"It's okay to eat fish 
because they don't 
have any feelings." - 
Kurt Cobain 



It's been fun. 



"Good Night. And, 
Good Luck." - 
Robert Downey Jr. 




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Be w\)o you are anb say wJput you feel, because t!?ose wfyo mmb bont matter anb 

tl?ose u)at matter bon't minb. 








Isventa lot of money 
on booze, bhbs anb fast 
cars. T^e rest I just 
squanbereb. 






im not sure where i am going 

and im not sure how i am getting there 

i'm not quite sure if i will ever arrive 

but if i make it there i will be there 

because i want to be 

and since getting there is all the fun 

i will probably find somewhere else to go 

soon after arrive. 

yours truly, 

matthew edward danby 



...The belief that nothing matters 
exeept what you put priority on, you 
function with out the fear of failing 
and live for the best moments... 




"I shall pass through this world but 
once. 

Any good, therefore, that I can show to 
any human being, 
j let me do it now. 

Let me not defer nor neglect it, 
■ for I shall not pass this way again. " 
-Etienne de Grellet 





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Melissa Cross 




This is one small step 
for (a) man, one giant 
leap for mankind. 

I think we're going to 
the moon because it's in 
the nature of the human 
being to face 

challenges. It's by the 
nature of his deep inner 
soul... we're required to 

do these things just as 
salmon swim upstre 



Nfeil Armstrong 




Destiny 12 noc a ma ccer of^ chance, lc 
ma ccer of choice. 







Ic'snoca ching co be waiced for -ic iS| 
thing co be achieved. - William Jennir 
Br van 




Science-ficcion yescerday, face cc 
obsolece comorrow. -Occo O. Bindq 



Educa aon is a progressive discovery 
of oar own ignorance. - Will 
Duranc 








"BECOME WHO !OU'AilEi 



- FR.1EDKICH NIETZSCHE 









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The vision of a champion is 
bent over, drenched in 
sweat, at the point of 
exhaustion, when nobody 
else is looking. 

- Mia Hamm 






Jeff Kendal . 



Touch your world up with some colour 
Dream you're swinging on a star. 
Lost people are always looking. Taste it first then add some flavour, 
When you Stop asking questions, Now you know just who you are. 

Then you will have the answer. - Van Morrison 




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As of my understanding - Bart 



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"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting 
what you have" 




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"When we had to mark our own assignments, he and I always had the lowest marks, ALWAYS, we g 
40s and 50s, when everyone else was 90+, we didn't do badly because of our idiocy, but rather 
because of our pride, we didn't care, sacrifice a petty mark, or sacrifice our character?. While it 
was tempting at times to tell the teacher i had 100% when i didnt, knowing that the guy I speak of 
here, already told the teacher his true mark , kept me honest and proud. Thanks Bro!" You taught 
me more than i ever learnt in my 12 grades of School. 



"piay like your hair is 

on fire" -du> 



uikin§s - 



— dU>ight smith, minnesota 



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No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. - Churchill 




People are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death. 

- James F. Byrnes 

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tontom>w. Learn «s you were 

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This ts not the end; Lt is not even 
the beginning of the end; but 
-perhaps, the end of the 
be^inninf?/ 

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- Winston- Churchill 





"I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the 
round!" Muhammad Ali 




Your right I do look good Topless 





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"CONFIDENCE IS CONTAGIOUS. SO IS LACK OF CONFIDENCE" 

-VINCE LOMBARDS 1V5 



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"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in 
moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at 
times of challenge and controversy." Martin Luther King Jr. 

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to 
success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." 

A Ibert Schweitzer 

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with but a single step." 

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Live as if 
you 'CC die 
tomorrow. 
Learn as if 
you'CCCvve 
for eve?'. 



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yyt'ne/ cureyboryv great, bowie/ 
ctcKteve- greatvieto-, <xnxh soi'Vie/hcwes 
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'Brothers we'll be as we share our cares each day, 
happy and free though the years go on their way, 
ting anew face to face with destiny, hearts 




alex staniloff I 

Be who you are and say wha 



you feel because those who 
mind don't matter and those 
who matter don't mind. 

-Dr. Seuss 





Brendan J. Stevens 




Bismillah ir- Rahman ir-Rahim 




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"Sisters!?" 
"We're close." 
- from Rent 



Tni cool. Cool as a cucumber."-? 
"How unspeakably dreary!" - Seuss 



"my darling please never forget this world's got the substance 
of a £ro2en summer silhouette." — Protest the Hero 
"so take a step, but don't look down" — Rise Against 

"In pieces we break, but also build." - me 

"black eyes, broken fingers, blood drips, and I let it run down 
I my lips into my swollen gums. When hope is non-existent our 
instincts all scream f run but we never turn our backs or even 
bite our tongues" — Rise Against 

Sabrina Uswak 

"I hope you had the time of your life." 
- Greenday 



"You listened, not like a priest who listens for sin, but like a 
sinner, who listens for his own redemption." — Anne Michaels 

"Write to save yourself, and someday, you'll write because 
you ve been saved." — Anne Michaels 

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Newsrooms from around the country select 
The Canadian Soldier as Newsmaker of the 
Year. The number of Canadian soldiers who 
have served in Afghanistan is fast approach- 
ing 10,000. As of January 2007, 44 Canadian 
soldiers have been killed there since 2002. 



► With the rapid melting of 
polar ice caps, a season of 
alarming tropical storms 
and record-breaking heat 
waves, global warming 
becomes a present-day 
global emergency. 



► Police vehicles block off an 
area in Sheddon, Ontario 
where eight men linked to 
the Bandido motorcycle 
club were found dead on 
April 8, 2006. Eight people 
have been charged and 
security is tight as the trial 
begins in London, Ontario. 




EMPICS /Landov 



Google 




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The Internet search giant Google pays 
$1 .65 billion for the wildly popular YouTube 
video-sharing service. 



{Fifth 9/11 

annh/ersary} 



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► Police evacuate 
students during a 
shooting incident 
at Dawson College 
in Montreal on 
September 13, 2006. 
The deadly exchange 
took the life of one 
young woman, 
injured 19 students 
and ended with the 
gunman taking his 
own life. 





< Wednesday, September 
1 1 , 2006 marked the fifth 
anniversary of 9/11. The 
names of 24 Canadians 
who perished in the attacks 
were solemnly read aloud 
as mourners gathered 
and honoured them with 
moments of silence. 

► Canadian travelers at airports 
faced heightened security 
after authorities foiled a 
terrorist plot to blow up 
aircraft headed to the U.S. 
from the United Kingdom, 
resulting in restrictions on 
liquids, aerosols and gels. 




All liquid' 
prohibited b< 
tr >e securi 
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< Hundreds of mourners pay 
their respects to 19-year-old 
Adam DePrisco of Woodbridge, 
Ontario who died in January 
while on vacation in Acapulco. 
A string of incidents involving 
Canadian tourists in Mexico 
has prompted calls for the 
Canadian government to issue 
a travel advisory but Foreign 
Affairs has to-date only issued 
a travel report. 



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American Express 



Apple 



Converse 



4 Stephane Dion celebrates 
his victory as the new 
leader of the Liberal Party 
of Canada on December 2, 
2006 in Montreal. 



► Bobby Shriver and U2's 
Bono launch the stylish 
(PRODUCT) RED initiative 
to raise money for The 
Global Fund to Fight AIDS 
Tuberculosis and Malaria 
in Africa. 

4 The Canadian Food Inspection 
Agency advised consumers not 
to eat bagged spinach from the 
U.S. Although Canada did not 
report any fatalities, three deaths 
in the U.S. were attributed to 
deadly E. coli bacteria. 




>'S! 2007 Jostens Inc 



The first trial begins for B.C. 
pig farmer and accused serial 
killer Robert Pickton, charged 
with the murders of 26 women 
from Vancouver's Downtown 
Eastside. 



CP Photo/Artist-Jane Wolsak 



Strong winds gusting up to 115 km/hour felled trees, 
damaged homes and left over 250,000 people without 
power on the south coast of British Columbia in December. 
In Manitoba, temperatures in February dipped to -50 
degrees Celsius with the wind chill. 






4 Maher Arar receives 
an apology from Prime 
Minister Stephen Harper 
and a $10.5 million 
settlement on January 26, 
2007. Arar, a Canadian 
engineer born in Syria, 
was wrongfully deported 
back to Syria in 2002 
where he was imprisoned 
and tortured. 



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► Russia and Japan ban 
British poultry imports after 
an outbreak of the deadly 
strain is found on a farm in 
Suffolk, England. Workers 
wearing protective suits 
and masks crated 160,000 
turkeys to be destroyed. 



MySpace.com galvanizes celebrities and 
organizes more than 20 Rock for Darfur 
concerts to raise funds for what the U.N. calls 
"the world's greatest humanitarian crisis." 



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► Oprah Winfrey opens 
her $40 million Leadership 
Academy for Girls in 
the deprived small 
town of Henley-on-Klip, 
south of Johannesburg, 
South Africa. 






► Hezbollah, the 
Lebanon-based Islamic 
militia, attacks Israeli 
military positions and 
border villages, beginning 
a conflict that claims 
more than 1,400 lives, 
mostly civilians. U.N. 
peacekeepers are called in 
to broker a cease-fire. 

< In October 2006, North 
Korean leader Kim Jong II 
orders the country's 
first nuclear weapon test. 
During the Six-Party 
Talks in February 2007. 
North Korea agrees to a 
nuclear disarmament. 



► Saddam Hussein is 
sentenced to death and 
executed by the Iraq 
Special Tribunal for the 
1982 murder of 148 Shiite 
inhabitants of Dujail. 

4 Former KGB agent 
Alexander Litvinenko, 
an outspoken critic of 
Russian President 
Vladimir Putin, dies in 
London after being 
poisoned by radioactive 
polonium-210. 




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University and college 
campuses - even in small 
towns like Hanna, Alberta 
- are embracing wireless 
technology. But at Lakehead 
University in Thunder Bay, 
ON, administrators decided 
against installing wireless 
Internet citing health and 
safety concerns. Lakehead 
is believed to be the only 
major educational institution 
in Canada to have taken 
such a strong step against 
the technology. 



i Health Canada approved a 
vaccine to prevent cervical 
cancer and other diseases 
caused by the human 
papilloma virus (HPV). 
This year in Canada, nearly 
1 ,400 new cases of cervical 
cancer are expected and 
approximately 390 women 
will die from the disease. 

► The World Wide Web 
reaches a milestone 
when an Internet research 
survey reports that there 
are more than 100 million 
websites online. 

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4 A team of French doctors 
surgically removes a benign 
tumor on a patient in a specially 
adapted aircraft that mimics zero 
gravity conditions. 




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• A handheld, portable electronic zit zapper called 
Zeno is released to authorized medical practitioners 
and skin care specialists across Canada for the 
treatment of mild to moderate acne. 




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After years of heated debate, astronomers decide 
to change the definition of a planet; Pluto no longer 
qualifies. Instead, it's reclassified as a dwarf planet. 





Conjoined twins, Krista and 
Tatiana Hogan were success- 
fully delivered by a team of 16 
doctors and nurses at Women's 
Hospital in Vancouver, B.C. on 
October 25th. In February, the 
twins' mother, Felicia and the 
girls made an appearance on the 
Tyra Banks show with two other 
American families with conjoined 
twins. No decision has been 
made yet on whether the twins 
will be separated. 



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► The rise in obesity 
among young people is 
linked to an increase in 
adolescent cases of 
type 2 "adult onset" 
diabetes and associated 
health problems. 



Bill C-288 was presented and passed in February 
and requires the minority Conservative government 
to respect Canada's Kyoto commitments Canadian 
environmentalist, author and broadcaster David 
Suzuki stated there was no need for opposition 
politicians to force the issue, as Canada was bound 
as an international signatory, to abide by Kyoto. 



► Edmonton-based CV 
Technologies received a 
boost when the FDA 
approved the sale of 
Cold-fx in the United States. 




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generation PlayStation, 
known as "PS3'.' The basic 
console has a 20 GB hard 
drive; the premium version 
comes with 60 GB. 



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4 Nintendo releases 
Wii, its newest video 
game console, which 
features a wireless 
remote that can detect 
motion and rotation 
in three dimensions. 





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of end-of-the-year action 
games capture the attention 
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online gaming. 




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author Rachael Ray gets her own syndicated talk show 
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4 The unfortunate adventures of the Baudelaire 
orphans come to an end with the publication 
of The End by Lemony Snicket. 

The classic board game, Monopoly, gets a 21st 
century makeover. The "Here & Now" edition 
features updated tokens, current market prices 
and 22 new properties. 




Colourful comfortable Crocs— made from 
a buoyant, lightweight, odor-resistant 
material that molds to the wearer's foot- 
are the shoe of the year. 





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Couture designers like Dolce & 
Gabbana and luxury brands like 
Swarovski, the Swiss crystal maker, 
transform boring cell phones into the 
year's must-have bling. 



a Mid-calf and ankle-length leggings, last 
seen in the trendy 1980s, return to the 
spotlight. Fashion-conscious girls wear 
them under minis, dresses and tunics. 



► Rapper fashion comes to the suburbs as 
snap-on grills add a flash of diamonds and 
gold or platinum to your pearly whites. 





Tiny plaid mini skirts look private-school 
cool. Meanwhile, Marc Jacobs is sending 
plaid tops down the runway and fashion 
icons sport Burberry plaids. 



► Nearly 31 percent of 
teens, or 7.6 million, 
are consuming energy 
drinks that contain 
up to four times the 
amount of caffeine 





i Teens are raiding their 
parents' closets, as well 
as retailers like Urban 
Outfitters and American 
Eagle, for vintage rock 
and pop culture T's. 



Red is the colour of 
the heart; 50 percent 
of Gap's PRODUCT 
(RED) profits go 
to the Global Fund 
to help fight AIDS 
in Africa. 



Chuck Taylor All Stars, the basketball 
sneakers first manufactured by 
Converse in 1917, are more popular 
than ever among male and female 
fashion mavens. 




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A family of squabbling 
misfits drives a wheezing 
VW van to a beauty 
pageant meltdown in 
the hit movie comedy, 
Little Miss Sunshine. 




► Will Smith stars with 
his son Jaden in The 
Pursuit of Happyness, 
based on a true story 
about a struggling 
single dad. 



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in town and the critics s 
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Daniel Craig debuts l| 
as James Bond in 
Casino Royale. I\ 



► Many movie lovers opt for DVD 
convenience, instead of lines at the 
local theaters, for hits like Mission 
Impossible III, Superman Returns, 
and The Devil Wears Praia. 

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► Newcomer and 
former American 
Idol contestant 
Jennifer Hudson 
wins the Golden 
Globe for Best 
Actress in a 
Comedy or Musical 
for her performance 
in Dreamgirls. 





i SNL alumnus Will Ferrell 
stars as a goofy, "win-at- 
all-costs" NASCAR racing 
star in Talladega Nights: 
the Ballad of Ricky Bobby. 

► Johnny Depp's Captain 
Jack Sparrow returns 
to the helm of the 
Flying Dutchman in 
the swashbuckling, 
supernatural sequel, 
Pirates of the Caribbean: 
Dead Man's Chest. 




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i An all-Canadian cast and 
home-grown contestants 
fronted by Toronto-born 
funnyman Howie Mandel 
make their debut Thursday 
nights on Global. 

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► Once Grey's Anatomy was just a reference book for medical 
students. Now it's the name of ABC's Emmy Award-winning 
drama featuring the dreamiest doctors on television. 



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The NBC drama Heroes 
tells the story of ordinary 
people with extraordinary, 
superhuman capabilities. 
The hit show features 
an ensemble cast of 12 
main characters. 



Academy Award Winners 

Best Motion Picture: The Departed 

Best Actor: Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland 

Best Actress: Helen Mirren, The Queen 

Best Direstor: Martin Scorsese, The Departed 

Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth 




Panic! At the Disco, an alternative rock 
band from Las Vegas, achieves mainstream 
success, despite a heated, public war of 
words with their ex-bass player. 




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The Red Hot Chili 
[ Peppers complete 
F their ninth studio 
album, the 28-track 
Stadium Arcadium, 
which debuts at 
No. 1 and garners 
lour Grammy awards 




Fergie, ot The Black 
Eyed Peas, releases 
first solo album, The 
Dutchess. Her second 
single, Fergalicious, 
hits No.1 on Billboard's 
Pop 100 chart. 



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The Fray. They released a 
cover of John Lennon and 
Yoko Ono's "Happy Xmas 
(War is Over)" on iTunes 
and won New Artist of the 
Year at the Billboard Music 
Awards in Las Vegas. 



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of the year award 
for "Promiscuous" at the 
Billboard Music Awards in 
Las Vegas. Furtado signed 
on as host of the 2007 
Juno Awards and will also 
make an appearance on hit 
television show "CSI: NY" 
February 

Canadian rockers Avril 
Lavigne and Sum 41 
frontman Deryck Whibley 
wed in Montecito, California 
on July 15th after dating 
approximately 2 years. 



perstars Rascal 
Flatts release Me And My Gang, 
their fourth album, it becomes 
the top-selling album of any 
genre for the year. 





Christina Aguilera 
releases Back to 
Basics, a critically 
acclaimed album 
of blues, soul and 
jazz music from the 
1920s, '30s and '40s. 




"Sweet Escape" Tour to Canada. Six dates have been 
committed so far with an average ticket price of $65 00 







A OK Go releases their oddball 
music videos on YouTube, 
performs a dance on 
treadmills live at the 2006 
MTV Video Music Awards, 
and tours with Panic! 
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In the victory lane 
of Homestead-Miami 
Speedway, NASCAR driver 
Jimmie Johnson celebrates 
his 2006 Nextel Cup title 
and a $6.2 million paycheck. 



B.C. Lions players hold a broken Grey Cup after 
beating the Montreal Alouettes 25-14 on November 
19th in Winnipeg. 



► MVP Peyton Manning 
leads the Indianapolis Colts 
through a steady rain and 
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Roger Federer retains his No. 1 ranking 
for the third year in a row. Tennis star 
Maria Sharapova is the world's highest-paid 
female athlete. Both take home a U.S. Open 
Championship trophy in 2006. 



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► When Andre Agassi retires 
from professional tennis 
at age 37. he receives a 
heartfelt, eight-minute 
standing ovation from the 
crowd at the 2006 U.S. Open. 




< Team Canada players 
celebrate their third 
straight gold medal by 
beating Russia 4-2 at 
the World Junior Hockey 
Championships in 
Leksand, Sweden on 
January 5, 2007. 

► The Miami Heat defeat 
the Dallas Mavericks in 
six games to win the NBA 
Finals. Owyane Wade, the 
Miami Heat guard, is 
named MVP. Jostens 
proudly produced the 
featured 'bling'. 





4 Shaun White makes his second 
unsuccessful attempt at the 1080 
at the 2006 Summer X Games. 
He is the only skateboarder to 
attempt the move in competition. 





i The National League champion 
St. Louis Cardinals win the 
2006 World Series by defeating 
the American League champion 
Detroit Tigers in five games. 



► Laval Rouge et Or players 
hoist the Vanier Cup after 
defeating the University of 
Saskatchewan Huskies 13-8 
on November 25, 2006. 



Team Canada captain and Olympic gold medalist 
Cassie Campbell announces her retirement at 
Hockey Canada headquarters in Calgary. On October 
14, 2006, Campbell became the first woman to do 
colour commentary on Hockey Night in Canada. 




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defeat the Edmonton Oilers 
four games to three to win 
their f irst Stanley Cup in the 
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million contract to leave Real Madrid to play Major League 
Soccer in the U.S. for the Los Angeles Galaxy. 





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viewed sporting event in 
the world, Italy beats 
France for the title. 



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Fans mourn Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, who 
is killed by a stingray while snorkeling at Australia's 
Great Barrier Reet. 



► Katie Couric is the anchor 
of the CBS Evening News, 
becoming the nation's first 
female solo anchor of a 
major television network's 
weekday evening newscast. 




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their second son makes 
headlines around the world, 
Britney Spears and Kevin 
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websites like MySpace and YouTube, TIME 
magazine's annual person of the year is "You."j 

► Jessica Simpson's divorce from Nick Lachey isl 
finalized. Romantic rumors link her to skateboan 
Bam Margera, NFL quarterback Tony Romo, singer 
John Mayer and comedian Dane Cook. 

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James Brown, aka the 
Godfather of Soul, dies 
at the age of 73. He is 
remembered as one 
of the major musical 
influences of the past 
50 years. 



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