Archive for March, 2011

  • Animal Tales

    March 14, 2011 by Tom MacGregor
    More than 100 years ago—in the era of Rudyard Kipling, Robert Baden-Powell and the beginning of the scouting movement, the reading public had a great interest in stories about animals, both domestic and...
  • King’s Vimy Medal Obtained By War Museum

    March 11, 2011 by Tom MacGregor
    A special Legion medal worn by King Edward VIII in 1936 at the unveiling of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France has been acquired by the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. The medal, which had been in the estate of Wallis Simpson, the woman...
  • Home For Life: Part 1, The Supportive House

    March 7, 2011 by Sharon Adams
    When people enter the home of Derek and Maria Lunden in North Vancouver or the home of Alison and Peter Faid in Edmonton, they are impressed by roomy kitchens and bathrooms, wide doorways and hallways, fine finishings and lots of natural light. What isn’t so...
  • Medical Association Turns To The Legion

    March 5, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    The Canadian Medical Association wants to hear from Legionnaires about what they expect from their health care system. It has launched a national dialogue with Canadians on improving health care in Canada. The main goal is to ensure that the system can be sustained in...
  • On This Date – March 2011

    March 1, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    MARCH 1, 1917: Fourth Canadian Division launches a poison gas raid against German positions on Vimy Ridge. It ends in disaster as many of the Canadians are overcome by gas when the wind changes direction and when German artillery fire ruptures some of the gas...
  • Assignment Afghanistan: Kill Town Salavat

    March 1, 2011 by Adam Day
    It had been a good summer for him. He was a good fighter, strong. His name might have been Mirwais or Muhammad or maybe Zalmai. He wasn’t from Salavat, this small town in central Panjwai, but he was an Afghan and he’d come here to fight...
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