Archive for October, 2010

  • Health File

    October 28, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Copper And Iron Alert Anyone over 50 who takes nutritional supplements may want to consider a brand without iron and copper pending further research into connections between the minerals and a range of age-related...
  • The Search For The Magnetic Pole: Air Force, Part 41

    October 24, 2010 by Hugh A. Halliday
    On July 19, 1947, a Canso aircraft took off from Royal Canadian Air Force Station Rockcliffe on a quest to define the unsteady location of the North Magnetic Pole. The Arctic mission, which would encounter everything from gales to menacing ice to unchartered terrain, was...
  • The Accidental Enemy: Navy, Part 41

    October 22, 2010 by Marc Milner
    The winter of 1941-42 is usually treated by historians as a quiet one on the North Atlantic Run, but it is doubtful anyone guarding the convoy routes saw it that way. The North Atlantic was its typical vile self, with storm-battered ships and weary men...
  • Fighting Normandy’s Terrain: Army, Part 90

    October 18, 2010 by Terry Copp
    This story marks the start of a new series on the Canadian Army’s experience during the campaign in Normandy and Northwest Europe, 1944-45. Having just returned from another battlefield study tour with eight students from my university, Wilfrid Laurier, and an equal number from the...
  • Geoffrey Bagley

    October 11, 2010 by Jennifer Morse
    In 1985, on the 75th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Navy, Geoffrey Bagley donated 92 naval artworks to the Canadian War Museum, so in this the centennial year of the navy, it seems fitting to celebrate his contribution to Canada’s war art....
  • 16 Travel Tips: Get Out And Go

    October 4, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Baby boomers are reaching retirement age—and many plan to lace up some good walking shoes and take those trips they’ve always dreamed about. Some even plan to take their parents. The good news is the travel industry has been paying attention, and there’s never been...
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