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Montrealer Gustave Biéler spent the Christmas of 1943 in France. It was likely to be his last. The Nazis had launched a manhunt for him and his comrades in the French Resistance. The spy, known only by his code name Guy, wrote a few lines on the back of a photograph and handed it...
  • To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Legion Magazine, Canada’s Ultimate Story and William Shatner tell the story of this important First World War battle. Our victory at Vimy was a defining event for Canada. On the 100th anniversary, we revisit the Canadian triumph over the...
  • Trail of the Caribou organizer honoured

    March 21, 2017 by Tom MacGregor
    A new plaque was unveiled in St. John’s, N.L., in November by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, recognizing Thomas Nangle, the tireless padre of the Newfoundland Regiment, as a person of national historic significance. The unveiling took place in the Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander...
  • Human rights museum puts stories up front

    March 20, 2017 by Sharon Adams
    Stories, a wise person once wrote, help us to see through other peoples’ eyes, show us the consequences of our actions, create community, root us in place and let us fly through time. And teach us how to be human. That’s a pretty good description...
  • Serving you: Do you have a current will?

    March 20, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    It is important to have a current will to ensure that your property and possessions are distributed the way you want. You can take the worry out of these decisions by letting your family know what you want by having a current will that specifies...
  • Saplings descended from oaks at Vimy available

    March 20, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    The Battle of Vimy Ridge in northern France, April 9-12, 1917, is considered one of the defining events in the history of Canada. Where Allied troops struggled and failed, the Canadians overcame great odds and eventually captured the ridge.    In the course of the...
  • Women still fill few positions in the CAF

    March 8, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
    When Carol Kozinski walked into a Canadian Armed Forces recruiting office in 1981, one of the first questions she was asked was what trade interested her. Kozinski, who was 20 at the time and had been roughnecking aboard offshore oil rigs, said she wanted to...
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