Remembrance

Survivors in turmoil

Six years of war in continental Europe was drawing to a close but for many, if not most, victory was bittersweet—and defeat was devastating. Up to 40 million people in Europe were dead, the vast majority of them non-combatants, and as many as 11 million refugees wandered the wasted landscape. Entire cities were in ruin,...
  • In The Name Of Valour

    January 1, 2007 by Tom MacGregor
    PHOTOS: DAN BLACK AND ADAM DAY Clockwise from top: Valour Bridge was officially named in a ceremony on Dec. 1; serving members of the Canadian Forces and veterans participated in the unveiling; Defence Minister Gordon O’Connor, Mayor Larry O’Brien and Dominion President Jack Frost at...
  • A Mining Town Remembers

    January 1, 2007 by Natalie Salat
    PHOTOS: NATALIE SALAT Clockwise from top: Students at Glenmerry Elementary School light candles for the fallen; Donna Price and Trail Branch President Neil Jarvie; Zone Commander Glenn Hodge and May Batch; Master Corporal Kirk Dumaresque and comrades. “They all died doing the job they wanted...
  • New Sorrow For The Fallen

    January 1, 2007 by Adam Day
    PHOTOS: METROPOLIS STUDIO Clockwise from top left: A young boy places his poppy at the National War Memorial; there were many veterans among the crowd at this year’s ceremony; the Legion’s national literary and poster contest winners (from left) Rachel Bueckert, Maxime Turgeon, Crystal Huang...
  • The Colour Of Remembrance

    January 1, 2006 by Jennifer Morse
    District 1 Commander Peter Winsor and Newfoundland and Labrador Command President Calvin Crane salute during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s. In my watercolour set, Payne’s grey is always the colour I run out of...
  • A Year Of Remembering

    January 1, 2006 by Adam Day
    PHOTOS: ADAM DAY; METROPOLIS STUDIO Clockwise from top left: Silver Cross Mother Claire Léger (second left) is flanked by husband Richard and Governor General Michaëlle Jean; poppies are placed on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; two veterans remember in silence. For the Canadians who...
  • A Spiritual Homecoming

    January 1, 2006 by Natalie Salat
    Clockwise from left: First Nations dancer Lorne Duquette at Juno Beach Centre; Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean places a wreath at Beny-sur-Mer; ceremonial supporter Reg Nepinak at Mont Kemmel. Their wandering spirits have been called home at last. Their remains may still lie in European soil,...
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