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Lest We Forget

By Alexandria Somirs

History speaks through crossroads and mighty old foes,

As Death’s roots cracks his grim chalk sigh,

And etches his hand on firestone walls. 89 more words


Guarding the barracks: Private Horace Cloyne Vane Drader

For our third installment of Giving Tuesday blogs and our #showusyoursoldier campaign we’ll be looking at the World War I experience of Horace Cloyne Vane Drader, a clerk and resident of Argyle, Ontario. 294 more words

First World War

The Progressives' Assault on Progressivism

The latest outbreak of the nationwide academic craziness epidemic is occurring at prestigious Princeton University, and seems to mainly be about expunging the institution’s past association with President Woodrow Wilson… 1,188 more words


100 years ago: Edmund Vincent McNeill enlisted

On this day in 1915, Edmund Vincent McNeill, a sheet metal worker, enlisted in Toronto. He was born in Marysville on November 13th, 1878, the son of Joseph McNeill and Catherine (née McAllister). 48 more words


100 years ago: John Henry Maracle enlisted

On this day in 1915, John Henry Maracle enlisted in Belleville. He was born on August 1st, 1880 in Tyendinaga, the son of William Maracle and Sarah (née Brant), who were Mohawks. 95 more words


Roy's Writing

He’s back.

For the past 10 months, my mini quilt celebrating the war service of my paternal grandfather has been touring Australia and New Zealand as part of an exhibition called Lest We Forget. 558 more words