Battle of Vimy Ridge

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Name: Battle of Vimy Ridge
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Legion ‘on the verge of bankruptcy’

Alba McFadden could barely squeeze between the patrons when she first entered the Warminster legion in 1988. In one room, regulars were playing darts; in another, they were enjoying drinks.“It used to be packed,” McFadden, president of the legion, said ... [Published Packet & Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Guelph soldier’s sacrifice recalled by war artifact

Editor's note: The following profile is part of an ongoing series produced by Ed Butts examining the stories of the First World War dead named on the Guelph cenotaph in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of the war.GUELPH — Jean Parkinson ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Carillon Tower slide show a unique act of remembrance for WWI vets

SIMCOE -The observance – the first of its kind in Simcoe – featured a slide presentation on the north side of the tower regarding the 249 men and one woman from Norfolk who died in the First World War. The event began at 9:30 p.m. Thursday and ended at ... [Published Simcoe Times-Reformer - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 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 - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Tom Fraser, War, World War I
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Saving the Vimy Ridge dead: Researcher trying to find bodies of 48 Canadian soldiers before land developed

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 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Valiant Hearts: The Great War review — Entertaining, emotional, and edifying

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 ... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Today’s letters: Get your Act together

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 ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Message from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on the Occasion of Vimy Ridge Day

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 ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Less than half of Canadians know which war the Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought in: new poll

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 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]

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...The letter was published in The Mercury on May 16 under the heading: "Guelph Boys Were In The Vimy Fight: Walter Hayward Writes Home of the Thrilling Time He Had There."

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Legion ‘on the verge of bankruptcy’ [Published Packet & Times - Sep 20 2014]
Guelph soldier’s sacrifice recalled by war arti... [Published Guelph Mercury - Sep 13 2014]
Carillon Tower slide show a unique act of remem... [Published Simcoe Times-Reformer - Sep 01 2014]
Canadian International Air Show celebrates 65th... [Published Inside Toronto - Aug 29 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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