Archive for March, 2001

  • The Harvesters

    March 1, 2001 by Glenn Wright
    size=”2″> For almost 40 years, harvest excursions were organized in Eastern Canada to assist prairie farmers with the grain harvest. Thousands of men and women were recruited, no experience necessary, and transported out west to work in the fields, to ensure that Canada maintained its...
  • Policing The Wilds

    March 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by Andrew F. Maksymchuk I was raised in British Columbia and spent a year in southern Ontario before joining the Ontario Provincial Police in 1964. My wife, Myra, is from Prince Edward Island and she began her career as a registered nurse in Kenora, Ont.,...
  • Haven Was A Vacant Lot

    March 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by Captain Fred Doucette Sarajevo was a dangerous place in 1995, but there were locations within the heavily damaged city where people felt safe. One such spot was a vacant lot next to a house shared by five members of our United Nations Military Observer...
  • Courage To Return

    March 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by Tom MacGregor Sai Wan Hill offers a spectacular view. When you get away from the concrete and skyscrapers in the bustling city of Hong Kong, you find areas of lush forest growth, even with winter coming on. In one of four buses carrying a...
  • Land Of Lady’s Slippers

    March 1, 2001 by Marla Fletcher
    Showy Lady’s Slipper orchids add light and beauty to the Purdon Conservation Area near Ottawa. You have to wonder what Joe Purdon would have thought as a hot pink tour bus comes crunching in off Concession Road 8 in Lanark, Ont., shattering the morning quiet...
  • Albert Cloutier

    March 1, 2001 by Jennifer Morse
    Canadian war artist Albert Cloutier was born at Leominster, Mass., in 1902. His Canadian parents returned to Montreal when he was still a child. As a young man growing up in Montreal, Cloutier studied under several well-known teachers, including A.Y. Jackson and Edwin H. Holgate....
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