Archive for May, 2017

  • Defence review to improve deployment benefits

    May 31, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
    The federal government will no longer tax deployed military and police personnel, regardless of their mission’s risk, under changes proposed by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. The measure is part of the coming defence review and is retroactive to Jan. 1. It will apply to all...
  • 5 war video games where you can play as a Canadian

    May 31, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Call of Duty 3 In Call of Duty 3, there is a campaign in which the player takes control of Private Cole, a member of the 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division. Call of Duty: Roads to Victory Call of Duty: Roads to Victory features an entire...
  • “You can’t regret life”

    May 26, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Paul Franklin wasn’t going to let the loss of his legs change him Story and photography by Stephen J. Thorne For two years, Master Corporal Paul Franklin kept pictures on the wall of his cubicle in Land Force Western Area Headquarters at CFB Edmonton—they were...
  • 7 must watch movies featuring Canada at war

    May 25, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Have you ever watched a war movie and thought, "when are they going to mention Canada?" It's rare that the great white north gets anything more than a nod in in cinematic depictions of warfare, but these 7 movies break the mould and let Canada...
  • Our vulnerable Arctic

    May 24, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
      The Arctic’s vast expanse and stirring emptiness are rarely top of mind but always at the core of Canadians’ collective soul. It is a land of breathtaking beauty, profound challenges and stark contrasts. Nearly 40 per cent of Canadian territory lies above the Arctic...
  • “It crushed me”

    May 19, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Nine years ago, Mark Campbell was the high-value target of a Taliban remotely detonated bomb. Today, he says, “I lost my legs for all the right reasons.” Story and photography by Stephen J. Thorne The toughest part of Mark Campbell’s nine-year ordeal was being separated—not...
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