Battle of Vimy Ridge

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Name: Battle of Vimy Ridge
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 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 - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 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 - 10 hours ago]
Entities: War, Toronto, Canada, Gangrene
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 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 - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Hiroshima day: Commemorating the day 135,000 people were vaporized, burned or poisoned by the atom bomb

Kingston has long commemorated Hiroshima Day with an evening ceremony. Lately people have gathered beneath the century-old silver maples at Skeleton Park. They fashion origami peace cranes, listening to poetry and music. As darkness falls. They float ... [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Commemorating the first world war: In foreign fields

WHEN Britain declared war on Germany on August 4th 1914, it was committing not only its own men, but those of its empire. The five “dominions”—Australia, Canada, Newfoundland (which joined with Canada in 1949), New Zealand and South Africa—were self-governing ... [Published The Economist - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Forgotten British Home Children finally remembered at Pioneer Village

Recounting how his grandfather and thousands of other British children were sent for decades to Canada to work as farm labourers and domestic servants, television commentator Don Cherry said the youngsters were “slaves” who should be recognized for the ... [Published Inside Toronto - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Canada's First World War on Canvas: Vimy Ridge

Our series exploring Canada's First World War effort through art courtesy of the Canadian War Museum continues with this piece, titled The Taking of Vimy Ridge, Easter Monday 1917 . Below is information on that battle and the artwork itself provided by ... [Published TVO.org - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kelowna caught up in war fever 100 years ago this week

Conventional historical wisdom is that countries wandered into the First World War, which began a century ago this week, and their people were surprised and horrified by its length and bloodiness.But I wonder. Even here in Kelowna, the horse was already ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 30 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]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

WW1 Salford - The lifesaving bravery...

Posted by Editor on 11th July 2014 at 05:10 PMWW1 Salford - The lifesaving bravery of modest William MarshBy Tony FlynnContinuing our 25-part series on local men who fought in the Great War, today we tell you about the exploits of Eccles man, William ... [Published Salford Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Garde-à-vous! Canada’s French regiment to guard Buckingham Palace

@*@ SingleThe Ceremonial Guard of the Quebec-based Royal 22e Regiment. The French-language regiment is celebrating its centennail and was the first non-British regiment to ever perform guard duties for the Royal Family.Photo Credit: Radio-Canada By Marc ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 09 2014]

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..."Bikes Not Bombs." And a variation on an old disarmament slogan: "War is inevitable, says the pessimist. War is impossible, says the optimist. War is inevitable unless we make it impossible, says the realist."
"The town is gay with uniforms and has a garrison appearance" The Courier happily reported
The citation read: "For good work to devotion and duty while at observation post on Fosse 3 Philosophe which was constantly shelled during the Battle of Vimy Ridge and Hill 70."
"To ensure there are no perceived or actual conflicts of interest with nominations, national councillors with immediate family members seeking the party's nomination are required to take a leave of absence until the conclusion of the nomination contest."

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Remembering our world at war [Published Inside Halton - 5 hours ago]
World War 1 Encyclopedia: Christian, Curley [Published Toronto Star Online - 10 hours ago]
Galloway Great War [Published Galloway Gazette - 16 hours ago]
Ancestors’ sacrifices allowed us freedom [Published Hamilton Spectator - 17 hours ago]
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]
WW1 Salford - The lifesaving bravery... [Published Salford Online - Jul 17 2014]
Conservative Party To Members: We're Serious Ab... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 16 2014]
Members of the Royal 22e Régiment meet their Co... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 14 2014]
Saving the Vimy Ridge dead: Researcher trying t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
Garde-à-vous! Canada’s French regiment to guard... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 09 2014]
How WW1 shaped Canada as a nation [Published BBC - Jun 27 2014]
As students graduated 100 years ago, the world ... [Published Interlake Group - Jun 25 2014]
Valiant Hearts: The Great War review — Entertai... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jun 25 2014]
Farley Mowat obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 08 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]
Media Advisory: Battle of Vimy Ridge Memorial C... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 04 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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