Archive for March, 2012

  • Veterans Affairs Canada has a new Scientific Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Health. Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney says the independent, multi-disciplinary committee will provide him on veterans health issues, adding “another layer of assurance our government is using the most up-to-date research and analysis in...
  • Letters From Bill – Nov. 6, 1944

    March 12, 2012 by Dan Black
    Quote No. H.Q. 405-C-24, 150 (Records -2) Department of National Defence Army Nov. 6, 1944 Mrs. Ida Cameron Hopewell, Pictou Co. Nova Scotia F56192 Pte. CAMERON, Willard Gordon Dear Madam: I am directed to inform you that according to advice received from Overseas the above-mentioned...
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    The Royal 22nd Regiment ends operations with United Nations peacekeepers in East...
  • Japan Issues Apology To Hong Kong Prisoners

    March 10, 2012 by Tom MacGregor
    An apology, 70 years in the coming, was finally given to Canadian prisoners of war held in brutal Japanese work camps during the Second World War. The apology was delivered on Dec. 8, at 4:10 p.m. Japan time, by Toshiyuki Kato, Japan’s parliamentary vice-minister for Foreign...
  • Letters From Bill – Nov. 3, 1944

    March 9, 2012 by Dan Black
    Dear Pte. Bill, Well, we got a delightful surprise when we received your letter yesterday telling us of Hugh’s visit. It was a real surprise, after receiving one Tuesday. Aunt Florence said that if Hugh could find out about you and had been off he...
  • During the 200th anniversary period of the War of 1812, Legion Magazine will present a few photo essays by Ottawa photographer Dan Ward which will look at battlefields of the war as they are today. Each essay will present contemporary photographs where historic events took...

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