Their names live on

Story and photography by Tom MacGregor I found the name I was looking for on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres, Belgium, along the stairway where moments earlier school groups and regimental representatives had placed wreaths. The name, under the 44th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, was simply D.C. Bowes....
  • Vimy: Through Generations

    July 5, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    Silence reigns over the fields surrounding the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, about 175 kilometres north of Paris. The pockmarked battlefields where 100,000 Canadians fought 95 years ago have been softened by time, the slumped shoulders of the trenches clothed by grass and surrounded by spring-green...
  • Guns fired in the distance as the 26 members of The Royal Canadian Legion’s Youth Leaders’ Pilgrimage of Remembrance stepped off the coach amid endless rows of potatoes and other vegetables in Belgium. These were not the guns of long past battles, but merely the...
  • Where Newfoundland Remembers

    September 14, 2011 by Sharon Adams
    There is no living memory of what happened July 1, 1916, on the Beaumont Hamel battlefield in France, the day 801 members of the Newfoundland Regiment walked into a hailstorm of machine-gun bullets. History books record the facts and figures—it took only half an hour...
  • Return To Kapyong

    July 14, 2011 by Dan Black
    Alex is pouring scotch when George arrives; 10 floors up in a hotel room overlooking the bursting city of Seoul, South Korea. Outside, rays of light explode from automated signs, creating late-night exclamation marks above streets that resemble run-on sentences in the ultimate story of growth....
  • Along Quiet Roads – Part 2

    January 1, 2011 by Jennifer Morse
    This August the weather in France is perfect—blue skies for photographs and moody clouds for paintings. I came to Europe to paint. World-class museums are filled with landscapes of the Norman and Flemish fields. This land is valuable both for its artistic and agricultural production. But...
  • Along Quiet Roads – Part 1

    November 1, 2010 by Jennifer Morse
    This August the weather in France is perfect—blue skies for photographs and moody clouds for paintings. I came to Europe to paint. World-class museums are filled with landscapes of the Norman and Flemish fields. This land is valuable both for its artistic and agricultural production. But...
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