Archive for September, 2000

  • Forced Relief

    September 1, 2000 by Richard A. Rajala
    Like many Canadians of the baby boom generation, I gained my first knowledge of the Great Depression from my parents. In particular, I remember my father’s stories about the dirty thirties and how he always emphasized the precarious nature of the times, when jobs were...
  • Our Place In Space

    September 1, 2000 by Laura Byrne Paquet
    It seems every generation has at least one massive building project that involves more science and more technology than anything that came before. The desire to build it big and build it anywhere is behind everything from the Great Pyramids and Great Wall of China...
  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    September 1, 2000 by Dan Black
      He gave everything, including his name. He died on a muddy battlefield in France more than 80 years ago and because of that we know very little about him. He is Canada’s Unknown Soldier and the nation welcomed him home with tremendous dignity last...
  • Our Rescue Role At Arnhem: Army, Part 32

    September 1, 2000 by Terry Copp
      One of the most moving ceremonies associated with WW II takes place every September at the Arnhem-Oosterbeek war cemetery in Holland. That is when Dutch schoolchildren stand quietly next to each grave and then on a signal place bouquets of flowers. Three quarters of...