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Regina Royal Canadian Legion hosting Vimy Ridge Commemorative Ceremony on SundayRCAF celebrating 100th anniversary of first military pilot training in Canada.Two Canadian First World War soliders’ bodies discovered in France Second World War airman laid to rest three years after remains foundFiancée of Master-Corporal Alfred Barr Issues Statement

RCAF celebrating 100th anniversary of first military pilot training in Canada.

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first military pilot training in Canada, a program that was key to establishing future training programs and helped Canada to make a mark on the world stage. Established in late January 1917, the Royal Flying Corps Canada (RFCC) recruited and trained Canadians for...
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Two Canadian First World War soliders’ bodies discovered in France 

A body discovered in May 2013 has been identified by the Department of National Defence (DND) as the remains of First World War soldier, Sgt. James Alexander Milne. A second body, discovered a year earlier, remains unidentified at this time. “We are thankful for the efforts of the Institut national de recherches archéologiques préventives and the...
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Second World War airman laid to rest three years after remains found

Three years since he was first discovered, Second World War airman, Sgt. Wilfred Lawson was laid to rest at the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery on March 16. The Department of National Defence assisted in identifying the airman. “We are pleased to have been able to support the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence in identifying Sergeant Lawson, making...
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Fiancée of Master-Corporal Alfred Barr Issues Statement

This afternoon Master-Corporal Alfred Barr’s fiancée issued the below statement regarding the sudden death of MCpl Barr. “Alfred Barr was the most amazing man I have ever known. He was incredibly kind and thoughtful, someone who always put others before himself. He was continually encouraging and positive, even in difficult circumstances, and motivated me and others...
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