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Author: Karen Botting, Winnipeg, MB
Did you go to Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute? If so, Lögberg-Heimskringla would love to hear from you. You don’t have to be going to the reunion, but you may have some memories of your school years at Daniel or living in the West End at that time. The reunion itself will take place from October 11 to 14, 2023.  . . .
Photo: Mark Petursson Author: Margaret Grisdale, Calgary, AB
 After much planning for our first event of the year, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Leif Eiriksson Icelandic Club of Calgary, which was held on April 22, 2023. By all accounts it was enjoyed by everyone. Mother Nature cooperated and provided a beautiful day and evening with temperatures about 10 degrees Celsius.  . . .
Photo: INLUS Author: Stefan Jonasson

For the first time since marking the centennial of the Icelandic National League of North America in 2019, members of the organization were able to gather in person to celebrate Icelandic culture, learn together, enjoy one another’s company, and conduct the league’s business. Pictured are Dianne O'Konski, president of the INLUS; Hulda Karen Daníelsdóttir, president of Þjóðræknisfélag Íslendinga (INL Iceland), and Ashley Thorvaldson, president of the INLNA. 

Photo: Stefan Jonasson

“This is a bit overwhelming,” Gwen Mann acknowledged humbly upon receiving this year’s Laurence S.G. Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award at the Icelandic National League of North America (INLNA) convention in Banff, AB. Recalling her first visit to Iceland nearly three decades ago, she said: “Once I was in Iceland, and I was treated so well,...

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