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Wreaths Across Canada set to take place SundayMontreal Alouette Offensive Tackle receives the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ AwardPeople line highway to pay respects to John GallagherRoyal Canadian Regiment Museum launches oral history projectRemembering Trooper Brian Good

Wreaths Across Canada set to take place Sunday

Members of the public, families and military officials will gather at the Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa Sunday, Dec. 6 to place a wreath on the headstone of every veteran buried at the National Military Cemetery. The tradition is hosted annually by Wreaths Across Canada (WOC) on the first Sunday of Dec. to show gratitude for...
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Montreal Alouette Offensive Tackle receives the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award

The prestigious Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award was presented this year to Jeff Perrett, Montreal Alouette Offensive Tackle, who has publicly shared his struggles with alcoholism. The award was presented on Nov. 26 at the 2015 Shaw CFL Awards. “Veterans Affairs Canada is proud to partner with the Canadian Football League. It is an organization that understands...
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People line highway to pay respects to John Gallagher

First responders and members of the public lined the overpasses along Highway 401 today to pay their final respects to John Gallagher, a volunteer fighter in Syria. The procession started from a funeral home in Toronto and will make the 270-kilometre journey to Blenheim, the town where Gallagher was raised, where his body will be turned...
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Royal Canadian Regiment Museum launches oral history project

One of the longest military engagements in Canadian history, the mission in Afghanistan spanned over a decade. To commemorate Canada’s entry into the Afghanistan War, the Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Museum in London launched the Regiment’s Afghanistan oral history project in October. The project will be a collection of memories from the theatre told by members...
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Remembering Trooper Brian Good

During the 14 years of the Afghan Conflict, 158 soldiers of the Canadian Armed Forces were killed in action. One of these soldiers was Trooper Brian Good, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009. He is one of the many soldiers recognized by the “They Too Shall Remember” project. It was a cold day in early...
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