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
    Cansos were also used in support of other Arctic surveys. PHOTO: CANADIAN FORCES 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,...
  • The Accidental Enemy: Navy, Part 41

    October 22, 2010 by Marc Milner
    Ship’s company aboard HMCS Windflower, 1940. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA104397 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...
  • 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
    Memory of the Battle of the Atlantic: Night Train To Plymouth, 1944. CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM: AN19850391-018 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...
  • 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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