Meet this year’s Silver Cross MomTips and Tricks for keeping your Poppy attached to your lapelRemembering Cpl Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer PatriceDeath of Cadet Gabriel Comeau

Meet this year’s Silver Cross Mom

It’s been nearly a decade since Cpl. Jordan James Anderson was killed during a deployment to Afghanistan but his mother, Sheila Anderson, still finds it difficult to speak about him without getting emotional. “I keep thinking it’ll get easier, but it doesn’t,” said Anderson. This Remembrance Day, Anderson will represent all mothers who have lost a child...
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Tips and Tricks for keeping your Poppy attached to your lapel

According to the Canada's Royal Canadian Legion website, the lapel Poppies that are worn in Canada today were first made, beginning 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 by Veterans Affairs Canada in Montreal and...
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Remembering Cpl Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice

It was a somber day across the country and in the nation’s capital as 2,000 dignitaries, soldiers and citizens gathered at the National War Memorial to commemorate last year’s tragic Parliament Hill shootings and honour the two men who lost their lives last fall. The public ceremony began at 11 a.m. with a 21-gun salute fired...
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Death of Cadet Gabriel Comeau

A young Cadet died on Tuesday, August 4 at the CFB Greenwood Cadet Training Centre. Shortly after complaining of not feeling well, Cadet Gabriel Comeau collapsed. He was taken to Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, Nova Scotia where he did not regain consciousness. Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett, Chief Reserves and Cadets today issued a statement regarding the death...
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