Archive for March, 2009

  • 2008: The Year In Review

    March 28, 2009 by Bob Butt
    Year Highlighted By Passing The Torch Ceremony The year marked the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War, and with one Canadian veteran remaining from that war, there was a special tribute at the National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa. More than...
  • Debris collects at the mouth of a storm drain along the St. Lawrence River. PHOTO: ANDREW EMOND, WWW.WORKSONGS.COM The pitter-patter of rain on the rooftop that used to lull Windsor, Ont., homeowner Steve Horoky to sleep now puts him on high alert. Three times since...
  • Afghanistan Air Wing Stands Up

    March 21, 2009 by Adam Day
    Finally, helicopters with Canadian flags are flying above Kandahar province. For the past few years, Canadians deployed in Afghanistan have relied on allied aircraft—American, British, Dutch, even independent contractors—to move around the dangerous countryside or to fly resupply missions into small and distant outposts. But...
  • The Double Life Of Sherry Scott

    March 21, 2009 by Jennifer Morse
    Sherry Scott. ILLUSTRATION: FRED SEBASTIAN The lady sat down in the lounge chair and then said hello. The pool was deserted, except for a few sun worshippers determined to grab a few rays at the hottest point of the day. She stood out amongst the...
  • Readers Quiz Answers

    March 16, 2009 by Legion Magazine
    Who were Canada’s great military leaders? Our Readers’ Quiz for March/April prepared by Alexander Herd, a graduate student at the University of Calgary, tests your know­ledge of Canada’s military leadership. Questions Who is commemorated by a large monument at Queenston Heights, Ontario? Why did British...
  • Eligibility For Memorial Cross Expanded

    March 14, 2009 by Tom MacGregor
    The familiar Memorial Cross, commonly called the Silver Cross, worn by mothers and widows of sailors, soldiers and airmen killed in service can now be given to more individuals with changes to the regulations announced Jan. 15. The revisions will recognize the families of all...
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