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Deadline fast approaching to get your application in to compete in the Amazon Race CanadaThe transformation of the poppy and tips to keep it onRoyal Canadain Mint unveils coin to commemorate the Battle of Vimy RidgeCanada’s Wonderland hosts Canadian Forces Appreciation WeekendCanada Army Run Pasta Dinner to serve carbs and inspiration

The transformation of the poppy and tips to keep it on

For eleven days every November, the Poppy appears on lapels everywhere as a sign of remembrance and respect. According to the Royal Canadian Legion, Poppies were first made in Canada in 1922 by disabled veterans under the sponsorship of the Department of Soldiers Civil Re-establishment. Until 1996, Poppy material was made at the “Vetcraft” sheltered workshops run...
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Royal Canadain Mint unveils coin to commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a two-dollar commemorative circulation coin that honour the brave Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge. "100 years ago, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought as one for the first time at the Battle of Vimy Ridge and through...
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Canada’s Wonderland hosts Canadian Forces Appreciation Weekend

Canada’s military community is invited back for another year of family fun during the Canadian Forces Appreciation Weekend at Canada’s Wonderland from Friday, June 30 to Monday, July 3. This year, guests can enjoy a variety of new events and activities Wonderland has planned to celebrate Canada’s 150th. From the Westcoast Lumberjack Show to Freestyle Ski...
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Canada Army Run Pasta Dinner to serve carbs and inspiration

Carbs and inspiration. These two key ingredients essential for gearing up for the annual Canada Army Run can be found at the annual pre-race pasta dinner. On Sept. 17, racers are invited to dine on pasta while listening to the inspirational accounts of Chris Koch and MCpl. (ret’d) Natacha Dupuis. This year’s speakers, Koch and Dupuis,...
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