Highlights / Korea

International, Politics, Sports

History Canada: March 11,1952: Hockey breaks out at the front lines of war

In the midst of the Korean War, Canadians were among the U.N. forces manning the hills that constituted the front line facing Communist forces of the North Koreans and Chinese. Between those hills flowed the Imjin river below. The winters »

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 »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Sunken Czarist treasure ship found

Canadian technology finds the century old wreck A 19th century Imperial Russian warship claimed to be carrying billions of dollars in gold has been found off the coast of Korea. It was 1905 and a tremendous naval battle known as »

International, Sports

Korean war : celebrating the 65th anniversary of a daring hockey game

Some 65 years ago, Canadians were on the front lines in the deadly Korean war. In the cold winter of 1952, Canadians had already been involved in some of the most bitter fighting of the war. Then as a morale »

International

Canada could play special role in Korean crisis: analyst

North and South Korea will hold their first formal talks in more than two years tomorrow at a border village to discuss the upcoming Olympic Games and improving ties. It’s hoped this will ease tensions in the short term and »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Agreement soon on high Arctic fishing in international waters?

The area under discussions is almost 3 million sq/km of ocean beyond the boundaries of Arctic nations known as the Arctic doughnut hole Recently two relatively small sailing yachts on a British expedition made it almost to the North Pole. »

Health, International, Politics, Society

Japan’s sex slaves in WWII. “The Apology”

It is another tragic chapter of WWII.  The Japanese Imperial Army forced tens of thousands of girls and young women from occupied lands to become sex slaves for their soldiers. Strange as it may seem, this horrible tale is not »

International, Politics, Society

History: Nov 22-26 1951 Korea: We will not retreat

“in the event the battalion is attacked, there will be NO withdrawal, NO platoons overrun, and NO panics”. LCol Jacques Dextraze R22eR November in Korea 1951 was alternately rainy and snowy. It was bitterly cold, muddy and it was war. »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Unknown soldiers: finally finding names, closure

It is at one and the same time a sad, but also rewarding task: discovering the identities of the unknown fallen soldiers on the battlefields around the world. In Canada that work is performed by a special department which works »

Uncategorized

Negotiations to control fishing at the top of the world

Arctic nations and several others will meet in Iqaluit in northern Canada this week to discuss controls for a potential Arctic fishery in international waters. The meeting takes place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada from July 6-8. Since the beginning of »