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Find-Share-Discuss: March/April 2014

John Harwood of Brighton, Ont., shares a wartime photo taken in Yarmouth, N.S. His father-in-law, Robert Jamieson, is in the photo, but unidentified. Robert went by his middle name Lionel and served in the air force, but there are also navy personnel in the photo. “My wife came upon the photo among her late father’s belongings. John believes Lionel served in a maritime anti-submarine reconnaissance squadron, which was based in Yarmouth during the Second World War... I thought this might be of historical interest to...
  • 1. Get Your Kids Trained Up In Quebec If you happen to be in the Quebec City area in early March you can take your children to be a Rookie for a Day at the amazing Citadel there. As a special event for spring break, they...
  • 1. Talk With Military Buffs The popular Toronto Military Show moves into a new location. Travel to Oshawa, Ont., to see one of Canada’s largest militaria and antique arms shows. Medals, badges, uniforms and antique weaponry are all on display to see, buy or trade....
  • 1. Gone But Not Forgotten If there was one time of the year to make a special effort to honour the sacrifice made by the more than 100,000 Canadians who have died fighting for this county, this is it. Veterans’ Week and Remembrance Day are...
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    For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is home to a unique celebration of music and culture as the Celtic Colours International Festival presents dozens of concerts all over the island, an extensive line-up of community events, and a nightly Festival Club. By all...
  • 1. Explore The History Of Peace Over the span of this country’s history, many Canadians have taken action to make peace possible—and this is their exhibit. Billed as the first major exhibition to explore the many ways Canadians have acted for peace, it features more than...
  • Spencerville Heritage Fair [PHOTO: ALICIA WANLESS]
    Race The Air Force In Winnipeg Canadians of every age and every speed are welcome to make the journey to Winnipeg this May to take part in the Royal Canadian Air Force run. There are several different distances and competitive options available, from half marathons to...
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