The dispute that saved the Welland Canal

– Illustration by Malcolm Jones – For most Canadians, the Great War, an ocean away and a century ago, is a distant horror. We know of the tragic valour of Canadian soldiers on the battlefields of France from Ypres to Artois to the Somme. The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is a fitting monument to...
  • In Britain’s official History of the Second World War, Canada’s vehicle production is described as the country’s greatest contribution to the eventual Allied...
  • 7 photos of Canada at Dunkirk

    July 21, 2017 by Legion Magazine
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  •   Most Canadians are familiar with the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, at the base of the National War Memorial in Ottawa. However, some might not know that the tradition of burying the unidentifiable remains of a soldier to honour all those who sacrificed their...
  • 6 Artifacts that help tell the story of Vimy

    June 16, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa is marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge by refurbishing its Vimy gallery and launching a new exhibition, Vimy—Beyond the Battle. New artifacts, audio and video have been added to the Battle of Vimy Ridge section...
  • Discovering Bartholomew Bandy

    June 16, 2017 by Terry Fallis
    Illustration by Malcolm Jones   Have you ever picked up a book that claims on its cover that “you’ll laugh uproariously on every page” and upon reading it, discover it’s about as funny as a root canal? Over the years, this has happened to me...
  • Humans are not the only casualties of war. Here are seven animals historically used in warfare. ...
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