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The 1943 battle in the Italian mountains
August 2, 2022
The 1943 battle in the Italian mountains

Infantrymen of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment advance in a personnel carrier toward Nissoria, Sicily, in July 1943. At the beginning of August 1943, after nearly a month of hard fighting in Sicily, the Canadian

Battle of the St. Lawrence: Diving the wartime wrecks of Bell Island
August 2, 2022
Battle of the St. Lawrence: Diving the wartime wrecks of Bell Island

Jill Heinerth at Chukk Lagoon. The explorer and underwater photographer has made more than 7,800 dives, including over 20 on the wartime wrecks off Bell Island, N.L. Jill Heinerth has made more than 7,800

Constructive dismissal
July 29, 2022
Constructive dismissal

8 myths of Black service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force—and the actual realities they faced 

In the fall of 1915, Lieutenant-Colonel Walter H. Allen, the white commander of the 106th Overseas Battalion (Nova Scotia Rifles), met with a Black Baptist minister, Reverend William

Arresting development
July 28, 2022
Arresting development

The Juno Beach Centre is at the heart of the area where Canadian troops landed at Courseulles-sur-Mer.

Opposition to a French developer’s plan to build condominiums at the site where Canadian

Unfit for action overseas during WW I, Albert Goodwin fought at home for workers’ rights
July 26, 2022
Unfit for action overseas during WW I, Albert Goodwin fought at home for workers’ rights

Albert Goodwin emigrated from England to Canada in 1906, arriving in Cumberland, B.C., in the fall of 1910 where he worked as a mule driver in the No. 5 mine. Albert Goodwin, known as “Ginger,” due to his red hair,

Battle of the Atlantic: A U-boat hunter remembers
July 26, 2022
Battle of the Atlantic: A U-boat hunter remembers

Elmer Auld, 98, of Thunder Bay, Ont., says he thinks of the war at sea every day. His experiences as a U-boat hunter aboard an escort vessel on transatlantic convoy duty fostered a lifelong appreciation for the

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