Tag: sacrifice

The Cross and the Poppy

The poppy symbolizes the blood that was shed by Canadians, on far off battlefields, and expresses our freedom today.
The Cross symbolizes the Blood that was shed by Christ, on a hill far away, which ENSURES our freedom today.

Vimy Ridge at 100: Canada Rises Up

The steps of the National War Memorial in Ottawa were¬†bathed in the glow of 3,598 candles on Saturday night, April 9, 2017 – each one¬†lit to represent¬†a Canadian soldier killed in the First World War¬†Battle of Vimy Ridge.¬†¬†Canadian Army Cadets then¬†stood¬†guard¬†overnight¬†at our capital city War¬†Memorial¬†to mark the 100th […]