Tag: World War I

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 […]

The Poppy STILL Matters

There are some today who believe that it’s time to put the poppies away, let go of the past, and stop commemorating Remembrance Day.  Some believe it should no longer be a statutory holiday, others say it “glorifies War” – an activity that only the criminally insane would […]