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Canvet Publications named 2017 Independent Publisher of the Year!

Winner of three major awards at the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards! Last week at the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards in Toronto, Canvet Publications Ltd. (publisher of Legion Magazine and Canada’s Ultimate Story) was named the 2017 Independent Publisher of the Year! The award was announced following two gold awards on the same...
  • Buried alive at the Somme

    October 13, 2017 by Claudia Berry
    When I was a young child of four or five, my grandfather would say to me in his cockney accent, “Swee’ar’, fetch me legs for me,” and I would dutifully bring him what he called “his legs”—steel rods screwed into the heels of his shoes...
  • In the fall of 1917, three years into the First World War, the front was a ruined and shattered battlefield of endless craters and mud that trapped both the living and the dead. The Canadian Corps was thrust into this menacing warscape to help Britain, France...
  • Youth focus on remembrance

    October 10, 2017 by Stephanie Slegtenhorst
    Each year since the 1960s, Canadian students from coast to coast have been participating in The Royal Canadian Legion’s poster and literary contests. Essays, poems and posters honour Canada’s veterans and those who have fallen, keeping remembrance relevant for the youth of today. The contest...
  • New Brunswick racks up victory in eight-ball

    October 2, 2017 by Tom MacGregor
    Eight-ball returned with enthusiasm to Dominion Command member sports programs, after a year’s hiatus, at the 2017 Eight-Ball Championships played at Sturgeon Falls, Ont., Branch, May 26-28. The sport, along with curling, had been suspended in 2016 while Dominion Command evaluated many of its programs...
  • 103 days in Hades

    September 1, 2017 by Jonathan F. Vance
    Passchendaele is a lovely name—whether in Flemish or French, it rolls lyrically off the tongue, conjuring images of a sylvan glade, lush with greenery and sprinkled with wildflowers. Or that’s how it should be. Instead, a misfortune of geography turned Passchendaele into a synonym for...
  • A big step

    September 1, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Strong, secure, engaged. The title of the newly released white paper by the Department of National Defence is a reflection of Canada itself. The new defence policy is a must-read for anyone who wants to know what Canada’s military is doing today—combat, peacekeeping, humanitarian aid,...
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