Second World War

How Turnips Reminded Me of Remembrance Day and a Family Hero

Shannon M. Nelson | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Living
Shannon M. Nelson

The lady who bawled me out at the grocery store made me think of my Papa. Remembrance Day was the biggest day of the year for him. In addition to marking the end of the worst nightmare in history, November 11 was his birthday and his wedding anniversary. When my Papa was alive he really looked forward to marching in the Remembrance Day parade.

WWII Japanese Balloon Bomb Found In B.C. Mountains

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

LUMBY, B.C. - Seven decades after thousands of "balloon bombs" were let loose by the Imperial Japanese Army to wreak havoc on their enemies across the...

B.C. Beach Cleared After WWII Munitions Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK, B.C. - Strolling the delicate dunes of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on Vancouver Island is once again possible, af...

My Dad Didn't Talk About the War, So Here's How I Learned His Story

Martha Hall Findlay | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Politics
Martha Hall Findlay

As the last of the Canadian solders return from Afghanistan, personal stories from another war combined recently. This is a story about war, and certain Canadians who fought in World War II.

Is This Your Photo?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

LANGLEY, B.C. - Mounties in Langley, B.C., are looking for the rightful owner of a photograph apparently taken in Holland during the Second World War....

How War Made me a Healthy Eater

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

When the Second World War broke out, I was a young child living in London, England. My older sister and I were lucky to be offered shelter in a little old farm house for the duration of the war. I often looked back to these years on the Andrews' farm with fondness and gratitude -- especially because that's where I gained my deep appreciation for fresh, healthy food.

Remembering With Witnesses to Our History

Jeremy Diamond | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada
Jeremy Diamond

Veteran's Wife Can't Legally Wear Medals

CBC | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Politics

A Charlottetown woman wants to honour her late husband by wearing his military medals for Remembrance Day, but she doesn't want to break ...

Juno Beach Wind Farm Plans Anger Veterans

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - A French plan to install towering wind turbines within sight of a beach where thousands of Canadians fought a bloody b...