Archive for May, 2003

  • The Lost Villages

    May 1, 2003 by Les McLaughlin
    Clockwise from top left: The last house from the village of Wales is moved to Ingleside, Ont., during construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project in the 1950s; a church is delivered to a new location; construction of the huge powerhouse on the...
  • Lining Coronation Street

    May 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by R.H. Shelford From top: Thousands of spectators and hundreds of street liners watch as the State Coach makes its way to Westminster Abbey for the coronation ceremony in 1953; the author (centre) waits for the parade on London’s Cockspur Street. Fifty years ago we...
  • Tea For Victory

    May 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by Aloysius Power Our village, which is nestled in an Irish green valley, has a sparkling salmon river that empties into St. Mary’s Bay. The pristine river and the community of Branch, Nfld., get their names from the design of a tree branch formed by...
  • Our Place In The North

    May 1, 2003 by Mark Bourrie
    From top: A river, thick with silt, runs through a rich green Yukon landscape near Mackenzie Bay; the rugged, but beautiful northeastern coast of Baffin Island near Cape Hooper. Every day, Eddy Carmack, an oceanographer with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, hopes someone will...
  • Eric Aldwinckle

    May 1, 2003 by Jennifer Morse
    Eric Aldwinckle was born in 1909 at Oxford, England. He moved to Canada in 1922 and worked as a graphic artist until he enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942. The self-taught artist was first employed on camouflage duties in Eastern Canada. In...
  • Eye On Defence: Cash Welcome But More Needed

    May 1, 2003 by Legion Magazine
    by David J. Bercuson The Sea King helicopter that crashed on the deck of HMCS Iroquois in late February is removed for inspection at Shearwater, N.S. In his Feb. 18 budget speech Finance Minister John Manley announced a long- anticipated and significant infusion of cash...
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