Archive for January, 2009

  • Lessons From Dennis

    January 12, 2009 by Ron Doorn
    Dennis Chisholm. ILLUSTRATION: DAVID CRAIG For many years our school just outside Regina was blessed with a Remembrance Day speaker who served during the Second World War. His name is Dennis Chisholm, a giant of a man with a booming voice that draws you immediately...
  • Canadian Citizenship To Be Restored For Many

    January 8, 2009 by Adam Day
    This April many people who believed themselves to be Canadians, only to find out that they were not, will have their citizenship officially restored or established for the first time. Many of them have lived their whole lives as Canadians—were born here, raised here, paid...
  • A Journey Of Learning

    January 8, 2009 by Sharon Adams
    Students look out from the Newfoundland memorial over the battlefield at Beaumont-Hamel. PHOTO: SHARON ADAMS Of all the expressions known to humankind, nothing captures the essence of remembrance more than a prolonged period of silence. When the First World War ended 90 years ago on...
  • Je Me Souviens

    January 4, 2009 by Tom MacGregor
    White doves held by (from left) Josée Verner, Mayor Régis Labeaume and Premier Jean Charest are released. PHOTO: TOM MacGREGOR A distant call to remembrance seems natural in Quebec City, especially for those gathering around the Cross of Sacrifice for the annual Remembrance Day service....
  • Class Action Launched

    January 1, 2009 by Legion Magazine
    If you are a former member of the Canadian Forces whose Service Income Security Insurance Plan (SISIP) Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits have been reduced by the amount of your monthly disability pension from Veterans Affairs Canada, you should know that you can be part...
  • Finding Names For Long-Lost Canadian Soldiers

    January 1, 2009 by Sharon Adams
    It was not an unusual occurrence on Oct. 31, 2003, when workers excavating for a gas pipeline near a new suburb of Avion, France, unearthed some human bones, a grim reminder of history. Little did they know that they themselves were setting history in motion...
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