REGINA – Three lakes in northern Saskatchewan have been named after soldiers from the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry who died in Afghanistan. The geomemorial recognizes the sacrifices of individuals who were born or spent time in Saskatchewan and who gave their lives in service. 227 more words
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This year marks a century since the start of the First World War.
That sombre anniversary makes this Remembrance Day more poignant to many. According to the Canadian War Museum, more than 60,000 Canadians were killed and 172,000 wounded in World War I. 713 more words
WINNIPEG – Shilo-based soldiers are retracing the route taken by the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry to war.
A memorial baton relay that kicked off in Edmonton two weeks ago has reached Winnipeg as it winds its way through five provinces on its way to Ottawa. 85 more words
Watch above: Thousands were at CFB Edmonton Saturday to take part in a special celebration. It was the 100th anniversary of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. 502 more words
EDMONTON – About 50 soldiers are set to run a relay across five provinces to retrace a route used by troops before the First World War. 103 more words