1. Converge on the Dunvegan Crossroads for the Battle of Glengarry The Battle of Glengarry returns for its 6th annual re-creation of this pivotal battle in the War of 1812. Re-enactors from Canada and the United States will use muskets, cannons and campfires to tell the story of what happened here more than 200…
Cracks in the system, part two: Broken faith
Canada’s lost veterans and the lawsuit that shook a government. By Adam Day and Sharon AdamsREAD MORE
Pips off the port beam
A memoir of sacrifice and service on the heroics of Thomas Joseph Simpson by Ronald Simpson.READ MORE
Was Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau justified in invoking the War Measures Act during the FLQ crisis of October 1970?
Author D’Arcy Jewish says YES.READ MORE
Author Reg Whitaker says NO.
Flying veterans of one world war often served with distinction in the nextREAD MORE
Delegates stick with established structure Change wasn’t in the works when delegates met in Lethbridge for the 49th Alberta-Northwest Territories Command Convention June 12-14, as several attempts to restructure the executive were defeated. The votes, by 257 delegates, put an end to an ambitious restructuring of command which was presented at the 2013 convention and then tabled…
SEPTEMBER 1, 1944 Dieppe, France, is liberated, predominantly by Canadian troops. September 2, 1998 Swissair 111 crashes off Nova Scotia, killing 229. September 3, 1916 The Canadian Corps takes a three-kilometre section of the front along Pozières Ridge near the Somme River in northern France. September 4, 2006 Private Mark Anthony Graham is killed, dozens…
Editorial September/October 2015 Since part one of “Cracks in the system” appeared in the July/August 2015 issue of Legion Magazine, several readers have written to demonstrate their support for veterans and concern about how they are treated by our government. “I lost my family to PTSD and chronic pain,” Gord Hockridge (alias Sapperboy) of Chilliwack, B.C.,…