Archive for October, 2011

  • Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent wants more transparency from the Veterans Review and Appeal Board and told the  Senate subcommittee on veterans affairs recently that he’d like to see board decisions publicized. Veterans can make better decisions about whether to proceed with their own appeals, he...
  • Letters From Bill – Nov. 29, 1943.

    October 31, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Jack: …The registered parcel with the two pair of gloves arrived today and thanks a million.  The old fingers were beginning to get slightly cold in the mornings. Those fur-lined ones sure are swell and two officers saw them and...
  • Letters From Bill – Nov. 21, 1943.

    October 28, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Jack: …How are you feeling now Mum? I haven’t had any mail lately, but am hoping for the best. Bette said in her last letter you went to the hospital and you were feeling better. I sure hope you are...
  • Information abounds on 1812 Bicentennial events

    October 27, 2011 by Sharon Adams
    A web tour reveals a lot of people have done a lot of thinking about how best to commemorate the War of 1812 — and the friendship that has since blossomed between Canada and the United States. Communities on both sides of the border have...
  • Historic WWI Photo – Mealtime In The Trenches

    October 27, 2011 by Legion Magazine
    Mealtime in the trenches, winter 1916. PHOTO: LEGION MAGAZINE...
  • Letters From Bill – Nov. 16, 1943.

    October 26, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad, Bette and Jack: Well folks here I am back in camp again after ten days leave. I really had a good leave and it was a swell change. Mum, how is everything now? I am worried about you and can’t seem to...
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