Archive for May, 2010

  • Remembering The Fallen At Plaster Rock

    May 30, 2010 by Dan Black
    It’s Tuesday morning, 8:25 a.m. to be exact, and seven-year-old Grace Ashworth is standing in the secretary’s office at Donald Fraser Memorial School in Plaster Rock, N.B. O Canada has just been sung throughout the school and so everyone is standing. Glancing down at a...
  • Driving In The Grey Zone

    May 28, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Myrtle Smith, 103, of Stanstead, Que.; Ottawa residents Dr. Bill Jeans, 91, and Al Sentance, 84; and Bob Cawker, 93, of Surrey, B.C.; have all been driving seven or eight decades, have had their drivers’ licences renewed in the past two years, and intend to...
  • Readers’ Quiz: The Answers

    May 27, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    False.  It was British forces that burned Washington in August 1814. e. Prior to the outbreak of war in 1914, Currie worked in both insurance and real estate.  Before becoming a businessman, he had taught at public schools in British Columbia. c. Bishop is credited...
  • Manitoba Sweeps to A Win In Newfoundland

    May 23, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    The weather was cool, the welcome warm and the curling hot at the 54th Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command Curling Championship March 13-19 in Stephenville, Nfld....
  • Backyard History – Little Stories, Big Nation

    May 21, 2010 by D'Arcy Jenish
    ILLUSTRATION: TERRY SHOFFNER “Thank goodness for Sidney Crosby,” exclaims Janice Kirkbright. The NHL star and captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins has done something she and many of her friends and neighbours have been unable to do, despite years of trying. Crosby has proudly told the...
  • DEC Holds The Course

    May 18, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    The drop in membership appears to be levelling off and good financial management has kept The Royal Canadian Legion operating solidly in the black. Still, at their Feb. 27-28 meeting at Legion House, members of Dominion Executive Council made it clear they want Dominion Command...
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