Battle of Vimy Ridge

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Name: Battle of Vimy Ridge
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Canadian International Air Show celebrates 65th year with tribute to World War One

If there’s one thing Tom Fraser loves about flying, it’s the simplicity of it.“Where else can you go 200 feet off the ground and enjoy fun maneuvers in the air?” the pilot of nearly 41 years said.Fraser flies the famous World War One scarlet tri-plane, ... [Published Inside Toronto - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Tom Fraser, War, World War I
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Yarmouth resident takes part in statue unveiling in Ontario Photo

By Tina ComeauTHE VANGUARDwww.thevanguard.caWhen Don McCumber traces back the origins of his interest in the military, part of his recollections involve his own family tree.“I had four uncles, three that were in the army and one in the air force, so my ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Great War memorabilia gains interest this year

On Aug. 4, 1914, war in Europe was declared. This week, Canadians have been commemorating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of four long years that changed the modern world.While public events and memorials will recognize Canada’s participation, ... [Published Packet & Times - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

PM marks 100th anniversary of start of First World War

Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised the more than 650,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who served in the First World War at two commemorative events in Ottawa.Monday marked the 100th anniversary since the start of First World War.Hundreds of people ... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Postcards from the front

The card was his talisman.Amid the mud and the rats, the gunfire and the bombs of the Great War, that little piece of thick paper with a fragile flower emblazoned on it was Bert Hill’s tangible connection to a life — in particular, his wife Mary in St. ... [Published Fort Erie Times - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

National Sentry Program

With the mounting of sentries at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the (NSP) reinforces the Canadian commitment to remember and honour Canadians who served in both World Wars, as well as those who have contributed to Canada's long standing tradition of ... [Published Noodls - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Dartmouth teenager wins prestigious Vimy Foundation scholarship, trip to Europe

A Dartmouth teenager has won a national scholarship competition that will see her visit some of Canada’s most important World War I sites in Europe.As one of this year’s 14 recipients of the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, Allyssa Walsh will participate in seminars, ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering our world at war

The 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War — when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia — was commemorated this week with the unveiling of displays at Burlington City Hall.To further remember the sacrifices made by young Canadian soldiers ... [Published Inside Halton - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

World War 1 Encyclopedia: Christian, Curley

Ethelbert “Curley” Christian was one of Canada’s best known black soldiers in World War I. He was born in Homestead, Penn., left school at 15 in 1884, became a chain-maker, and eventually settled in Selkirk, Man. That’s where he enlisted in November 1915, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: War, Toronto, Canada, Gangrene
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ancestors’ sacrifices allowed us freedom

Thank you for your recent article on my four-times great-grandfather Titus Geer Simons' gravesite ceremony. This had been many years in the making and was an important event for our family. Events such as this are needed to help remind us of the sacrifices ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

City holds public consultation for Vimy Bridge name

Should the Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge be renamed after the Battle of Vimy Ridge?The city is now holding public consultations on the name.A group of local veterans is calling for it to be named Vimy Bridge in order to commemorate the 100th anniversary ... [Published 580 CFRA - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

What you need to know Saturday in Toronto: News, weather and events

Clouds are expected to linger over the GTA area throughout the day Saturday, with a 40 per cent of showers and a risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon.Temperatures will hover around a high of 26 C on Saturday and Sunday, and the skies are expected to ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 26 2014]

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"Ms. Adams made it clear she was more interested in the federal level of government and having cost the taxpayers a half million dollars in a by-election, she would have a tough time coming back to Mississauga Council with any credibility" Saito wrote
"For our Canada is still today, loyal to our friends, unyielding to our foes, honourable in our dealings and courageous in our undertakings."
"The battlefields of Vimy were, in many ways, the birth of a nation, where Canada became recognized as a powerful force for peace and freedom."

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Canadian International Air Show celebrates 65th... [Published Inside Toronto - 21 hours ago]
Remembering Mississauga's fallen sons from Firs... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 21 2014]
Eve Adams For Mayor? Mysterious Poll Raises Eye... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 18 2014]
Yarmouth resident takes part in statue unveilin... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 10 2014]
Great War memorabilia gains interest this year [Published Packet & Times - Aug 09 2014]
GLOBAL MARKET : Let's Do Something -- Aug. 7, 2014 [Published 4 Traders - Aug 08 2014]
Postcards from the front [Published Fort Erie Times - Aug 05 2014]
PM marks 100th anniversary of start of First Wo... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 04 2014]
updated Harper commemorates 100th anniversary o... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 04 2014]
National Sentry Program launched at the Tomb of... [Published Government of Canada - Aug 04 2014]
National Sentry Program [Published Noodls - Aug 04 2014]
Dartmouth teenager wins prestigious Vimy Founda... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 02 2014]
Eve Adams Quits Bitter Oakville North–Burlingto... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 02 2014]
Remembering our world at war [Published Inside Halton - Aug 01 2014]
World War 1 Encyclopedia: Christian, Curley [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 01 2014]
Galloway Great War [Published Galloway Gazette - Aug 01 2014]
Ancestors’ sacrifices allowed us freedom [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 01 2014]
Hiroshima day: Commemorating the day 135,000 pe... [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Jul 31 2014]
Commemorating the first world war: In foreign f... [Published The Economist - Jul 31 2014]
Forgotten British Home Children finally remembe... [Published Inside Toronto - Jul 30 2014]
Canada's First World War on Canvas: Vimy Ridge [Published TVO.org - Jul 30 2014]
Kelowna caught up in war fever 100 years ago th... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 30 2014]
Queen’s at war [Published Queen's Journal - Jul 29 2014]
City holds public consultation for Vimy Bridge ... [Published 580 CFRA - Jul 29 2014]
What you need to know Saturday in Toronto: News... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 26 2014]
Saving the Vimy Ridge dead: Researcher trying t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
Valiant Hearts: The Great War review — Entertai... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jun 25 2014]
Today’s letters: Get your Act together [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 15 2014]
Message from His Excellency the Right Honourabl... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 09 2014]
Less than half of Canadians know which war the ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]
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Saving the Vimy Ridge dead: Researcher trying t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
NEUVILLE-ST-VAASTE, France — A race is on to try to locate and identify the remains of 48 Canadian soldiers whose bodies were inadvertently buried, then forgotten, 97 years ago during the battle for Vimy Ridge. There is urgency to the hunt: the regional ...
Valiant Hearts: The Great War review — Entertai... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jun 25 2014]
Ubisoft Montpellier’s Valiant Hearts: The Great War belongs in high school history classrooms. The French studio’s downloadable war puzzle game for consoles and PCs is an ambitious recounting of the First World War that mixes cold hard facts about the ...
Today’s letters: Get your Act together [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 15 2014]
Re: Do They Vote In Bizarro World? , Andrew Coyne, April 12. Everyone has a right to vote, but that right comes with the responsibility to carefully consider the options. Elections Canada should not promote voting for the sake of voting. Citizens ...
Message from His Excellency the Right Honourabl... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 09 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 9, 2014) - The anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place April 9 to 12, 1917, is an opportunity for all of us to once again fulfill our duty of remembrance with regard to the thousands of Canadians ...
Less than half of Canadians know which war the ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]
Less than half of Canadians know which war the Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought in, according to a new poll from Ipsos Reid. The poll, commissioned by the Montreal-based Vimy Foundation, also shows that one in five Canadians don’t actually know what ...
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