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R22eR and PPCLI face off Saturday to recreate historical hockey game played during the Korean WarPoppies from around the worldCanadian Bomb Girls effort come to light in new documentaryRoyal Canadian Dragoons mark 117th anniversary of the Battle of LeliefonteinDieppe Raid marks its 75th anniversary this weekend

Poppies from around the world

Poppies are a universal symbol of remembrance and sacrifice. Inspired by “In Flanders Fields,” a poem written in 1915 by Canadian military doctor Lieutenant-Colonel John MaCrae, the tradition of wearing poppies to honour veterans carries on in different countries around the world. Though the concept of wearing...
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Canadian Bomb Girls effort come to light in new documentary

During the Second World War, more than 21,000 people, mostly women, worked with dangerous explosives in Scarborough, ON for four years as part of the Canadian war effort.

Sadly, the stories of these women who risked their lives every day were almost lost to history if it weren’t for Barbara Dickson’s book Bomb...

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Royal Canadian Dragoons mark 117th anniversary of the Battle of Leliefontein

The Royal Canadian Dragoons marked the 117th anniversary of the Battle of Leliefontein, a pivotal and proud moment in the history of the Dragoons, on Saturday, Nov. 4 with a commemorative parade. The Battle of Leliefontein took place during the Second Boer War on Nov. 7, 1900. The battle comprised of British and Canadian forces engaging...
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Dieppe Raid marks its 75th anniversary this weekend

Described as one of the darkest chapters in Canada’s military history, the Dieppe Raid marks its 75th anniversary this weekend. The Dieppe Raid of the Second World War, codenamed “Operation Jubilee” took place on Aug. 19, 1942. The Raid was planned by Allied Forces to test German fences, practice Allied assault techniques, force the enemy to...
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