Remembrance Day 2012

Where Did Afghan-Canadian Loyalties Lie on Remembrance Day?

Tahir Gora | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada
Tahir Gora

The whole saga of this scuffle on Remembrance Day in Toronto recalls a fundamental question that as Canadian immigrants, are we loyal to Canada or the country where we come from? This question is more critical to ask to people of my Muslim heritage.

Media Bites: What You Should Have Remembered on November 11

J.J. McCullough | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Somewhere along the line, November 11 passed from being a spectacle of unanimous civic deference to yet one more boring "controversy" of modern life, bound up in all sorts of political pet causes and righteous quests for moral superiority. Take the matter of exactly what and how we should be remembering. This is something the editorial pages have no shortage of fun opinions about.

WATCH: 'Lest We Forget Is Meaningless'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Rick Mercer slams cuts to Veterans Affairs in an advance release of a rant that will run Tuesday night on CBC. "Never done this before," Mercer twe...

Remembrance Day In Photos

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada

As Canadians honoured the nation's veterans on Remembrance Day, other countries also paid tribute to those who have served. ...

Do More Than Just Remember On Nov. 11

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Impact

Canadians across the country will pause for two minutes at 11 am on November 11 as part of this year's Remembrance Day observance to honour the Canadi...

Canada Honours Its Fallen Soldiers

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A large hushed crowd converged around the National War Memorial in Ottawa on a chilly Sunday as the country paused for a moment to honour tho...

Freedom, Democracy, Justice

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Politics

HONG KONG - Canadians should live their lives worthy of the freedom, democracy and justice they enjoy as a tribute to those who made the ultimate sacr...

The Dire Consequence of Mistreating Our Veterans

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada
Jeff Rose-Martland

We all have unlimited responsibility to look after for those who serve when those damages occur. They agree to take personal damage up to, and including, giving their lives in service to us all. Yet we have been evading this responsibility for decades. Perhaps a century. If you ask around, you will find that military and police services are still largely family businesses -- the children of members will likely enlist themselves. Our recruitment forecasts count on that. So what happens when we short-change the veterans?

Do You Know the Wingate Veterans?

David Eisenstadt | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada
David Eisenstadt

Everyone knows there are Jewish War Veterans, but did you know there is a Jewish Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion in Toronto? As November 11 approaches, I always look for a Wingate vet and donate some cash, usually three or four times, as I lose my poppies often because I never pin them on properly.

Schools Allow Students Choice Of Attending Remembrance Day Service

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect Alberta Premier Alison Redford's response to the incident. Remembrance Day services will be held in ...