Archive for November, 2001

  • Lunenburg By The Sea

    November 1, 2001 by Laura Byrne Paquet
    A working seaport and a historic downtown core are among Lunenburg’s greatest assets. For more than two centuries, life in Lunenburg, N.S., revolved around the fishing industry. Old salts mended nets on the wharf, wives paced the shore awaiting their husband’s return, and young men...
  • Harold Beament

    November 1, 2001 by Jennifer Morse
    Harold Beament’s paintings depict wartime on the Atlantic. The above image is titled Passing? Harold Beament’s paintings of the Atlantic vary from soft grey blue coloured pencil, to navy pastels to verdant green oils. And like the sea, Beament had more than one face because...
  • War Hero’s Medals Back In Manitoba

    November 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by Victoria Fulford Sgt. Tommy Prince, who became Canada’s most decorated aboriginal war veteran, is briefed before going out on patrol in Korea. “He volunteered to wear the uniform of Canada in both WW II and the Korean War, in spite of the fact that...
  • Eye On Defense: Reflecting Canadian Society

    November 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by David J. Bercuson It isn’t often that anyone in this nation seriously debates issues touching on the nature and effectiveness of the Canadian Forces. When they do, however, the number 1 topic is generally something like “how ready are the Canadian Forces for combat...
  • Reaping A Lethal Harvest

    November 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by Pat Sullivan   Corporal Francis Arsenault demonstrates the landmine-detecting equipment used in Bosnia. The landmine that killed Canadian Master Corporal Mark Isfeld is called the PROM-1. That innocuous acronym sounds like a reference to a high school dance, but unfortunately this PROM–2.5 kilos of...
  • Canada’s Joint Ops

    November 1, 2001 by Legion Magazine
    by Dan Black Disaster Assistance Response Team members deliver medical supplies in Honduras.   Shortly before noon on Dec. 4, 2000, Captain Peter Scott was watching a cloud of dust rise from behind the wheels of a civilian transport truck that had just delivered a...
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