I was watching live coverage of the honour guard being reinstituted at the War Memorial. The first two guards were identified as being from 2RCR. They were replaced by two soldiers wearing DEU but with what seemed to be some sort of forage cap with a light band on it. Which unit were they from...
Via Rail gives free summer travel to soldiers, families
By ALTHIA RAJ, Parliamentary Bureau, QMI Agency
Last Updated: May 30, 2010 6:14pm
OTTAWA - The federal government and Via Rail will announce Monday they will provide members of the Canadian Forces and veterans free train passes this...
From The Calgary Herald Saturday, March 6, 2010
DeWALT Canada, a manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories, recently announced it will donate up to $50,000 to the Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund that provides grants to the families of Canadian soldiers lost in military operations...
It was not Don Adlam. I was there when it was written, in Petawawa years ago. The soldier who wrote it did not wish to be identified, feeling that it was something for all and, in a sense, from all Canadian soldiers.
Of course. And the ceremony was last summer, before the recession really hit. Is she griping because she wasn't sent a personal list of expenses at the time or because the CDS (like politicians and bankers around the world) failed to foresee the economic problems?
Almost as funny as one of her...
Helicopters, drones leased to help troops, MacKay says
Jul 31, 2008 04:30 AM
LÉVIS, QUE.–Canada is leasing up to eight Russian-built helicopters to fly troops around southern Afghanistan and...
On the contrary, I think it is most necessary for those who know what the facts are to speak up, to counter the voices of ignorance and bias, however frustrating it may be. This is a chance to inform the public, to influence public opinion. That's not the mindless sheep and their antiwar...
The National Steel Car Company out of Hamilton, Ontario has a very touching memorial to its former employees who died while on military/naval service.
The main link is http://www.steelcar.com/, then go to Heritage, then In Memorium. Sound is required.
Good for them!