Witness to Remembrance

What will the New Cold War look like?

Illustration by Brad Holland A new president, old animosities, and uncertain alliances; welcome to the New Cold War   On Oct. 15, 1962, an American spy plane took photographs of Soviet missiles being installed in Cuba. The missiles were capable of delivering nuclear warheads to both American and Canadian targets. For a week, President...
  • Hannah Payumo’s Remembrance Day Reflection

    November 7, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Transformed By Being In The Right Place Hannah Payumo, a Grade 12 student at St. Boniface Diocesan High School in Winnipeg, was a recipient of the 2014 Beaverbrook Vimy Scholarship. She and other Canadian student winners travelled to England, France and Belgium to tour and...
  • Return To Juno Beach 2014

    June 5, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Alan Roy is a Canadian veteran visiting France for the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Yesterday, I watched as a Canadian D-Day veteran was mobbed in front of the Juno Beach Centre. Dan Gallipeau, a Life Member of the Legion from Montreal had...
  • The 2nd Annual Caribbean Commonwealth Cruise – Day Six

    February 7, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Arrived in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, at 8 this a.m.  Another beautiful Island. Every one on this veterans cruise is having a wonderful time. Great people and lots of Friendships formed from all over the country. We strolled along the beach at Philipsburg. Dominion First Vice...
  • The 2nd Annual Caribbean Commonwealth Cruise – Day Five

    February 6, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Trafalgar Falls in Dominica.   Television crews prepare for a remembrance ceremony in Roseau, Dominica.   Tom Eagles (standing) talks with a Second World War veteran.   A colourful wreath is brought to the ceremony.   Dominion First Vice Tom Eagles places a wreath.  ...
  • The 2nd Annual Caribbean Commonwealth Cruise – Day Four

    February 6, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Dominion Fist Vice Tom Eagles speaks to the group.   William Robertson, the oldest veteran on the cruise, accepts a gift from the Barbados Legion. Above and below: Cruise members watch the Changing of the Sentry.     Souvenirs are bought from the Barbados Legion...
  • Arrived at Basseterre, St. Kitts, at 0700 and 172 nautical miles from St. Thomas. Everyone enjoying the shopping and strolling just off the pier. Everyone so friendly. Weather gorgeous. Here is Joe and Charliene Franczak from R.L. Zengel Branch in Rocky Mountain House, Alta., waiting...
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