Highlights / November 11

Society

Montreal vandals strike on Remembrance Day

Once again vandals deface a cenotaph, and the statue to Canada’s founder. While cenotaph vandalism happens on occasion across Canada, and elsewhere, it is often merely taggers. What is particularly galling however is when it is a politicised message and» 

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» 

Politics, Society

The special nature of Remembrance Day 2014

Every year Remembrance day is marked in solemn ceremonies at cenotaphs across Canada. Many thousands will also be watching the national ceremony from Ottawa. The Royal Canadian Legion which distributed commemorative poppies notes that this year the demand has skyrocketed.» 

Politics, Society

Remembrance Day debate- National Holiday?

The targetted killings of two Canadian soldiers in Canada has heightened awareness and sensibilities of the coming Remembrance Day. Late last month Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent was killed by a car in a deliberate hit and run in a city»