Editor’s note: A previous version of this story stated Couto was the first female officer to command the Queen’s Guard. Couto is in fact the first female infantry officer to do so, not first woman to command the guard, according to British Ministry of Defence. 317 more words
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I recently attended a lecture by historian Tim Cook on the legacy of Vimy, held at McGill. One thing that Dr. Cook mentioned was how closely entwined McGill’s history is with that the First World War, and how many buildings, plaques, and windows can be found around the campus that make reference to those from the school killed in the war. 402 more words
A group of Edmonton-based Canadian Army soldiers are about to take part in a NATO-led operation in Poland.
Members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, based in the Alberta capital, departed for Poland Wednesday in support of Operation Reassurance. 266 more words
OTTAWA – Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. 707 more words