Still plenty of work for Veterans Ombudsman

As outgoing Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent prepares to hand the torch to a successor, his 2018 report on government action shows while much has been accomplished, much remains to do. The federal government has acted on nearly three-quarters of the recommendations made by the ombudsman since the office was created a decade ago. But...
  • Camp Holiday For Veterans Brings Back Memories

    October 20, 2008 by Tom MacGregor
    Norm Carnell has his eye on a big rock about two feet under the surface of water in Lake Joseph. The Royal Navy veteran makes his cast out towards that and then waits. It’s not long before his line begins to stretch and his fishing...
  • Combat Engineers Bring Relief From The Danger

    October 12, 2008 by Adam Day
    These engineers say jokingly that they tell their wives and daughters that they’re in Afghanistan working as cooks, or building wells, or fixing schools, or anything other than what they really do. They call it “recce by kaboom” and it could well be the worst...
  • Enriching Life At Camp Hill

    September 22, 2008 by Sharon Adams
    It is a spring day typical of coastal cities like Halifax: the sunny sky invites people outside to play—and a brisk, chilly wind quickly chases them back inside. But that doesn’t stop a few stalwarts from donning sweaters and jackets and slapping on hats to...
  • Retiring CF Members Offered One-Year Membership

    September 16, 2008 by Legion Magazine
    A free one-year membership is being offered to retiring members of the Canadian Forces as an initiative to introduce The Royal Canadian Legion to potential new ordinary members. The first introductory package was presented June 5 to Commander Cathy Bruce-Hayter at the Naval Officers Mess...
  • Unknown Relative Inspires Winning Essay

    September 8, 2008 by Sharon Adams
    Ninety years can be an insuperable gulf of time: time for doers of great deeds to pass on, their feats forgotten even by descendants. Time for thrilling exploits to become dusty memories in albums and diaries. And, finally, time for facts to be condensed into...
  • Report From The Nation’s Capital: The Senior Officers

    September 2, 2008 by Legion Magazine
    . PHOTO: PATRICK RILEY The new Senior Officers of Dominion Command are (front, from left) First Vice Pat Varga, Dominion President Wilf Edmond, Past President Jack Frost; (rear, from left) Treasurer Mike Cook, Vice-President Paulette Cook, Vice-President Gordon Moore, Vice-President Erl Kish, Chairman Tom Irvine....