Tag Archives: World War II

75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings

Today, June 6th 2019, marks the 75th Anniversary of Canada‘s involvement in the D-Day landings in Normandy France. On June 6th 1944, members of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade, with the help of the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day and 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I

Today, November 11th 2018, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. Today also marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I.  The … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2016

Today, November 11th 2016, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. Canadians have a long tradition of joining its allies in conflicts when required and … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2015

Today, November 11th 2015, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. Canadians have a long tradition of joining the military when required and to successfully … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Today, November 11th 2014, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. If you are grateful for the freedoms we enjoy in Canada, thank a veteran. … Continue reading

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Farley Mowat Passes Away

Famed author, and World War II veteran, Farley Mowat has passed away at the tender age of 92. Farley Mowat was commissioned into the Canadian Army during the Second World War, serving on the front lines including in Italy.  He … Continue reading

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Should the Island Airport be Extended?

The City is now in the process of deciding on whether or not is should support the extension of the runway at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, on a request by Porter Airlines. First, a brief history: the Billy Bishop … Continue reading

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