Archive for November, 2009

  • Raising Steel

    November 28, 2009 by D'Arcy Jenish
    A group of Kahnawake ironworkers in the 1950s. PHOTO: KANIEN’KEHAKA ONKWAWENNA RAOTITIOHKWA CULTURAL CENTER Danny Doyle grew up in the Brooklyn, N.Y., neighbourhood of Bay Ridge, the sixth of eight children of Newfoundland-born ironworker Fred Doyle. His father’s friends were mostly ironworkers and most were former...
  • Newfoundland And Labrador Command 61st Convention

    November 25, 2009 by Tom MacGregor
    New Branch Welcomed In Newfoundland A new branch and, for the first time in a long time, an increase in membership gave delegates at the 61st Newfoundland and Labrador Command convention an extra spring in their step when they met at Pleasantville Branch in St....
  • New Brunswick Command 79th Convention

    November 25, 2009 by Adam Day
    Financial Status Strong In New Brunswick It was all business this year in New Brunswick. It took just two days and one quick election to set the command on its course for the next two years. This was the 79th New Brunswick Command convention held...
  • Readers’ Quiz Answers

    November 23, 2009 by Legion Magazine
    In the November/December issue we tested your knowledge of the First World War. Here are the answers. True.  Still a colony of the British Empire, Canada had no control over its own foreign affairs.  Canada was granted autonomy in foreign policy in 1931. a. Canada...
  • Young Track And Field Athletes Give their Best

    November 18, 2009 by Adam Day
    This year’s Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Athletic Championships, held Aug. 5-11 once again in Sherbrooke, Que., was a veritable blizzard of record-smashing and otherwise incredible performances with athletes from all over Canada trying to outdo each other to become national champions. After two days...
  • Detail from the First Place winning photo. PHOTO: SHARON SNIDER Poppies mean so much to our readers and you responded wonderfully to the Poppy Photo Contest announced in the July/August issue. We received 238 entries from across the country and it was Sharon Snider, a...
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