Fort York adds visitor centre to site

The bicentennial of the War of 1812 has given a lift to Toronto’s Fork York with the addition of new visitor...
  • Wartime letters preserved at high school

    March 19, 2015 by Tom MacGregor
    Mail is undoubtedly one of the biggest boosts for morale to any soldier, sailor, airman or airwoman serving in wartime. There is nothing like a letter from home or even a copy of the old school...
  • New Minister needs to win back veterans’ trust

    March 12, 2015 by Sharon Adams
    With the appointments of Erin O’Toole and Walter Natynczyk, Veterans Affairs Canada now has veterans at both the political and bureaucratic helms. Whether this will help the department ease the tension with Canada’s veterans remains to be seen. Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole (standing, right)...
  • NEWS RELEASE: Feb. 25, 2015 One third of veterans surveyed feel “poorly served” by Veterans Affairs Canada Legion Magazine has stepped in to fill a gap left by the federal department of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), which has discontinued its national survey measuring the satisfaction of...
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    Kites Pay Tribute To Fallen Soldiers

    February 1, 2015 by Ellen O'Connor
    It was a day of high-flying fun and remembrance in Ajax, Ont., as an array of brightly coloured kites soared through the sky over Rotary Park to pay tribute to veterans who served in...
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    Whitehorse Branch Keeps The Home Fires Burning

    January 18, 2015 by Tom MacGregor
    Keeping alive the spirit of the pioneers who first came to Yukon and settled is important to the members of Whitehorse Branch of The Royal Canadian Legion. That’s one of the reasons the branch has become involved in restoring the long neglected Pioneer...
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    Carrying On In Dawson City

    January 18, 2015 by Tom MacGregor
    News from the outside world wasn’t always easy to get in Dawson City in the 1910s. In the summer of 1914, little attention had been paid to the growing tensions in far-off Europe. On Aug. 5, Yukon Commissioner George Black and his wife Martha were...
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