Highlights/armistice

International, Politics, Society

WWI: Remembering the last to die

The First World War Armistice to end the horrors of four years of brutal war had been signed. At 11 am on November 11, 1918 all hostilities were to cease.   As all combattants knew the cease fire was imminent, for» 

International, Politics, Society

Canadians to recreate Armistice parade in Mons, Belgium, 100 years later

In November 1918 the horrific toll of the First World War was coming to an end. The Armistice to end hostilities was being negotiated. On the morning of the 11th, official word came to the Canadians to hold their place» 

International

Prime minister to commemorate WWI armistice in France

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will go to France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and the special role played by Canadian soldiers. On November 10, 2018, Trudeau will visit the Canadian National Vimy» 

Economy, Society

New Postage stamp for Remembrance

On this special centennial year of Remembrance, Canada Post has issued a new postage stamp. The Armistice ending the horrors of the First World War came into effect 100 years ago on November 11, 1918. It was Canada that led» 

International, Politics, Society

Remembrance- Poppy Campaign begins

Remembering sacrifice of war Every year on the last Friday of October the Royal Canadian Legion begins its annual poppy campaign. The two week campaign leads up to November 11, the day of remembrance which marks the coming into force» 

Economy, Society

Coin commemorates end of First World War

In less than a month, many nations around the world will mark a momentous date. This year, November 11th will be the 100th anniversary of the Armistice to end the horrific tragedy of the  First World War. To mark the» 

Society

Canada marks 65th anniversary of Korean War Armistice

Canada will honour the ultimate sacrifice of 516 Canadian soldiers killed on the battlefields of the Korean Was as the country marks today the 65th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting but is yet to result in a» 

Society

Remembrance Day Canada- origins

November 11th, is the national day of remembrance in Canada. It’s a time to honour and reflect on all those Canadians who served in war and conflicts, and made the ultimate sacrifice. It began a year after the end of»