Remembrance
Empty bucket in hand, a hopeful Dutch boy crosses a bridge in Holland during the Hongerwinter (hunger winter) of 1944-45. [LAC/e002283041]

Canada’s gift of liberty

Shattered by Germany’s occupation of their homeland, a Dutch family barely survived to rebuild their...
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    VE-Day in Pictures

    May 1, 2015 by Sharon Adams
    Timeless images of relief and joy It’s over! The guns in Europe are silent and the troops are coming home. As the news marking the Allied victory in Europe spreads from east to west, so does the...
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    Cape Breton Remembers

    January 1, 2015 by Adam Day
      You didn’t need a map to find this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony in Sydney, N.S.; you just had to follow the crowds. Starting early on the morning of Nov. 11th, thousands of Cape Breton Islanders were streaming through the downtown heading toward Centre 200, the...
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    Unshaken In Resolve

    January 1, 2015 by Ellen O'Connor
    As a bell in the Peace Tower sounded the 11th hour and two minutes of silence fell, tens of thousands of people—standing shoulder to shoulder in Canadian pride—attended the national Remembrance Day ceremony in...
  • Who Are You Remembering Today?

    November 12, 2014 by Ellen O'Connor
      Tens of thousands of Canadians gathered at the National War Memorial on Nov. 11.—some arriving as early as 6 a.m. Before the ceremony began, Ellen O’Connor asked several of them who they would be thinking of on that special day. PHOTOS: ELLEN O’CONNOR Daniel...
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    A Nation Remembers

    November 12, 2014 by Ellen O'Connor
    After the ceremony, the thousands in attendance slowly moved forward to solemnly place their poppy on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. PHOTO: METROPOLIS STUDIO Standing shoulder to shoulder in Canadian pride, a bell in the Peace Tower sounded the 11th hour and two minutes...
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    Adrian Watkinson is no London cabbie, but it’s clear something’s at work as he shuffles his little car in and out of traffic along the narrow, congested streets of the city’s East End. As it turns out there’s an inherited line of “cabbie blood” in...