Archive for March, 2002

  • Hard-water Sailing

    March 1, 2002 by Steve Pitt
    Spectators gather at the foot of Toronto’s Bay St. to view a variety of iceboats in 1907. “There were the iceboats, which were a very great delight to us. They were made triangular with one piece of iron at the point and two others on...
  • Joining Up

    March 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Benjamin Errett   It wouldn’t exactly be true to say I joined The Royal Canadian Legion last October in a burst of post-Sept. 11th patriotic fervour. I had been planning it long before then, largely for the access to cheap roast beef dinners and...
  • A Search For Something Better

    March 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by Inspector Graham Muir   Vlade Maric and his family welcomed us into their home on a warm spring day in 1993. It was our first day in Croatia and unlike our military brethren who were garrisoned in one fashion or another, Inspector Bob Munro...
  • Zero Hour

    March 1, 2002 by Legion Magazine
    by John M. Robertson   It was April 1, but His Majesty’s Ship Indefatigable had been plowing a furrow back and forth across the Pacific for so many uneventful weeks that we were in no mood for April Fool’s jokes. The 766-foot aircraft carrier had...
  • Festivals For Us Folks

    March 1, 2002 by Marla Fletcher
    Throat singers Melody Kuneluk and Evik Ayalik at Yellowknife’s Folks On the Rocks festival. Chances are good Richard Davis will find himself in Edmonton’s Gallagher Park on Aug. 8-11. It’s where the confirmed folk festival lover has been most second weekends in August over the...
  • Robert Hyndman

    March 1, 2002 by Jennifer Morse
    Wing Commander D.J. Williams. Robert Hyndman’s paintings depict the men and machines of the air force. Robert Hyndman has been a professional artist for more than 65 years. Born in Edmonton in 1915, he began his career after graduating from the Toronto Central Technical School...
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