Witness to slaughter

For Dan Drew and the other Canadians who fought in Croatia over those few days in September 1993, the salient dividing Serb and Croation forces became “Canada’s Vietnam”—an obscure battle that for years went unrecognized, its soldiers unthanked, its scars unhealed. Four Canadians were wounded during the fierce and protracted confrontation. Many of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • D-DAY +70: Return Of The Liberators

    September 3, 2014 by Sharon Adams
    Poppies grow at the edge of a wheat field behind Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery. PHOTO: SHARON ADAMS Exclusive Audio Edition: More than once Bud Hannam is mobbed by children during celebrations of the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. At ceremonies, mothers...
  • Normandy Tour: Juno Beach Route

    January 21, 2014 by Terry Copp
    The 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy will introduce a new generation of Canadians to events that have long stirred the imaginations and collective memories of veterans and their children. There will no doubt be extensive television coverage on June 6, centered on...

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