Archive for July, 2016

  • Humour Hunt

    July 5, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Jon Proudfoot, Huntingdon, Que., says a private went to the padre with a tale of woe: His wife needed money to buy fuel and shoes and winter coats for the children. He was desperate for $200. The padre advised him to pray as hard as...
  • The search for an old contemptible

    July 4, 2016 by Murray Brewster
    It all started with a random tweet. My first inclination had been to ignore it because rule No. 1 on Twitter, as a journalist, is to avoid being baited personally. The sender, however, did not appear to be an aggrieved reader, nor a partisan hack...
  • Legion responds to wildfire crisis

    July 4, 2016 by Tom MacGregor
    With wildfires having caused significant damage to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta., the Legion put out an urgent call to action. About 80,000 people were evacuated from the northern Alberta community as of early May. The Canadian Armed Forces have sent helicopters and other...
  • A defence review for different times

    July 2, 2016 by David J. Bercuson
    The Liberal election platform last fall contained a pledge to conduct a full review of Canada’s defence requirements and as this column is being written the process is in full swing. A Department of National Defence (DND) document explains and poses a number of key...
  • Bringing the Invictus spirit to Canada

    July 1, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Canada’s team of ill and injured veterans excelled at the Invictus Games held in May in Orlando, Fla. The 28-member Team Canada, which included five members of the Canadian Armed Forces and 23 veterans, participated in seven adaptive sports, winning 22 medals, including 10 golds....
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