Media Bites: What You Should Have Remembered on November 11

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.

Do More Than Just Remember On Nov. 11

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 Canadian military servicemen and women who lost their li...

WATCH: 'Lest We Forget Is Meaningless'

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 tweeted on Friday, linking to an early YouTube post of t...

Remembrance Day In Photos

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

The Dire Consequence of Mistreating Our Veterans

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?
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Do You Know the Wingate Veterans?

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.