Archive for September, 2010

  • The October Crisis

    September 14, 2010 by D'Arcy Jenish
    Reporter Tim Ralfe questions Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau on the invocation of the War Measures Act and elicits Trudeau’s famous “Just watch me” quote, Oct. 13, 1970. PHOTO: PETER BREGG, THE CANADIAN PRESS Robert Cote is 74 now, retired and living in east end Montreal,...
  • Young Writers, Artists Take Time To Remember

    September 9, 2010 by Adam Day
    Canadian youth have once again risen to the challenge of remembrance, as this year’s winners of The Royal Canadian Legion’s annual literary and poster contests prove so ably with their images and ideas about the past and present of conflict and...
  • Village elders gather for the Shura. PHOTO: ADAM DAY HEARTS AND MINDS ON THE LINE This is part four of Legion Magazine’s story on the efforts of one small Canadian unit to win the hearts and minds of a town in the Taliban heartland last...
  • Rehabilitation Programs Helping Veterans After Service

    September 4, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Red Thibodeau, former president of British Columbia/Yukon Command, knows first hand how veterans who left the Canadian Forces decades ago can miss out on Veterans Affairs Canada benefits. He was surprised in 2008 to discover he qualified for the New Veterans Charter Rehabilitation Program—even though...
  • Connecting ALS And Military Service

    September 3, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    Previously, in the July/August Serving You, we discussed the Australian process of decision-making about disease causation, the Repatriation Medical Authority (RMA), an independent statutory authority which determines Statements of Principles (SOPs) for disease related to military service in Australian military forces. The United States, like...
  • On This Date – September 2010

    September 1, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    1 SEPTEMBER 1939 The Second World War begins as German forces sweep into Poland with the power of the “lightning war,” better known as the blitzkrieg. Advance East of Arras. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA 2 SEPTEMBER 1918 In France, throughout September and October, the...
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