Archive for September, 2013

  • Bike Ride Pays Tribute To Fallen Soldier

    September 30, 2013 by Isabella Mindak
    A new fundraising bike ride started in the National Capital Region in June. Boomer’s Legacy fundraising bike ride started June 9 at Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Leitrim. Boomer’s Legacy is a 100 per cent Canadian charitable foundation that was founded by Maureen Eykelenboom to commemorate...
  • My dear Mother and Family, I saw quite a few of the [Boissevain] boys last night and all were well and looking fine but not any too anxious to get back in the line. I did not see Lance Simpson as he got pretty badly...
  • Killing MiGs In Korea

    September 24, 2013 by Hugh A. Halliday
    It may suprise some that all three branches of the Canadian armed forces were busy in the cold, turbulent air over Korea between 1950 and 1953. Their experiences are not well known, but they did their duty by attacking ground targets and engaging MiG-15s. The transpacific...
  • This is one of the few surviving letters in the collection that Clifford addresses to his father, Joseph, a travelling salesman. The last portion of the letter is missing. Dear Dad, Your long-looked-for letter arrived yesterday and I sure was glad to hear from you...
  • New Brunswick Comes Through In Eight-Ball Championship

    September 23, 2013 by Shane Rockland Fowler
    The champs are (from left) Maurice Hicks, Jeff McAllister, Stephen Wells and Norm Saunders. PHOTO: SHANE ROCKLAND FOWLER The trend continues and the home team reigns supreme. Team New Brunswick took top honours at the second Dominion Command Eight-Ball Championship. Over an absolutely rain-drenched weekend...
  • Korean War Veterans Day Established

    September 20, 2013 by Tom MacGregor
    Taking the salute during the parade are (from left) Wan-Geun Choi of South Korea, Governor General David Johnston, Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney and Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. PHOTO: TOM MACGREGOR Canada’s Korean War veterans were given new recognition in June when Parliament passed a law...
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