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Canadian Armed Forces rescue 2 from boat in distress off Magdalen Islands

Remarkable video has emerged of the rescue of two people from a vessel stranded in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The rescue — a joint operation involving the Canadian Armed Forces, search and rescue and the Canadian Coast Guard —  happened on the night of  Nov. 67 more words

Canada

Does Canada Remember?

November 11th marks Remembrance Day in Canada. Many of us will solemnly pay respect to the men and women who served our country and fought to preserve the values we so deeply believe. 611 more words

Education

A bloodline of bravery: How history honoured descendants of a Saskatchewan soldier

Margaret Joan Looby has always been able to keep herself together at Remembrance Day ceremonies.

Through the speeches, the ceremonial march and the moment of silence, she’s able to fight back tears. 1,305 more words

Local News

Clifford - Part I

Clifford was a member of my Masonic Lodge. He was in the Canadian Navy; after which, he became a police officer. When I came to know Clifford he was well into retirement. 426 more words

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Veterans say Canadian Legion no longer represents them enough

Every Thursday night at a Cage aux Sports in Ville St. Laurent, there gathers an exclusive club.

They call themselves Veterans DND Canada, a group co-founded by Hugh Lawson, a Montreal army veteran, to help others like them. 533 more words

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Halifax Transit offers free rides for veterans, military personnel on Remembrance Day

Halifax Transit is offering free transit to all veterans and military personnel for Remembrance Day.

All they’ll have to do is be in uniform or display their military identification upon boarding the bus or ferry. 42 more words

Canada

No Stone Left Alone remembrance ceremony honours Canada's fallen military members

A poignant tradition that started in Edmonton in 2011 took place in even more Canadian cities this year. No Stone Left Alone held remembrance ceremonies in more than 50 communities in its goal to place a poppy on the headstone of every Canadian who has served in the country’s armed forces. 424 more words

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