Canada Ww2

Canadian Vets Mark Historic Day

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada

WAGENINGEN, Netherlands - It was 70 years ago Tuesday that the guns fell nearly silent along the Canadian and British lines in Holland.The war in nort...

Who I'm Remembering Today

Karyn Pickles | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Living
Karyn Pickles

Two years ago, a great man died at the very impressive age of 97 (and a half). He is remembered and missed for the love, strength and support that he gave his family and friends, for the many great contributions to the Canadian mining industry during his long life, and also for his service in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II.

Enjoy the Art Exhibit But Mind the Bull Shark

Stephen Weir | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada
Stephen Weir

It is an international happening -- an art show that will have you holding your breath -- but only for so long. People in-the-know and who have acces...

WWII Letter From Mom Finds Son After 70 Years

The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

NAMAO, Alta. - A man from Namao, Alta., is trying to figure out how a letter his mother mailed to him nearly seven decades ago ended up being delivere...

A Day at Vimy I'll Never Forget

Irene Mathyssen, MP | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada
Irene Mathyssen, MP

In response to the sacrifice of these young Canadians, the French government gave 260 acres to Canada in perpetuity to create a memorial to those who fought and died and to build the spectacular monument on hill 145 of Vimy Ridge to pay tribute to those who risked or gave their lives at Vimy and the many Battles of the Somme.