Archive for July, 2012

  • Historic WWI Photo – Loaded Onto A Hospital Train

    July 6, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    A Canadian officer is loaded onto a hospital train, October 1916. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • CF trauma surgeon named new research chair

    July 5, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    The medical director of Sunnybrook Hospital’s trauma centre, surgeon Colonel Homer Tien has been appointed the new Canadian Forces Major Sir Frederick Banting Term Chair in Military Trauma Research. Col. Tien has served in Bosnia, Croatia, Africa, Burma and had many tours  in Kandahar. “Under...
  • A Dire Story from Afghanistan

    July 5, 2012 by Adam Day
    It’s always been hard to determine what will result from the NATO mission in Afghanistan. Recently, it’s become more clear that victory is far from assured. Which is to say, that despite everything everyone did from 2001-2014, the country may simply return to the same...
  • Vimy: Through Generations

    July 5, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    Silence reigns over the fields surrounding the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, about 175 kilometres north of Paris. The pockmarked battlefields where 100,000 Canadians fought 95 years ago have been softened by time, the slumped shoulders of the trenches clothed by grass and surrounded by spring-green...
  • Historic WWI Photo – Smiling Soldiers

    July 4, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Wounded, but smiling soldiers enjoy a cup of soup after being treated. DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL...
  • This month marks the 95th anniversary of the introduction of income tax in Canada—a “temporary” measure to help fund the First World War. The government imposed a number of financial measures to deal with the growing economic burden of the war. Luxury taxes and taxes...
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