Impact of First World War on families was remarkable, says Antigonish blogger
Maritimers and Newfoundlanders at war: The sympathy, the pride and the patriotism
On Remembrance Day, bells of peace will ring again from coast to coast
The poppy: a lasting symbol of remembrance
Devastation, distinction: Battle of Beaumont-Hamel is etched in Newfoundland’s history
Royal Canadian Legion: the names and faces change, the mandate is the same
New Brunswick legion’s ladies’ auxiliary members happy to shoulder responsibility
SACKVILLE, N.B. - They’re a hard-working, dedicated bunch. Jean Stevens is past provincial president of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Ladies’ Auxiliaries in New Brunswick. “We know, as the ladies’ auxiliary, that we ...
'The legion has a job to do': Former president of Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command reflects on change
HALIFAX, N.S. - With more than 100 branches in Nova Scotia, the Royal Canadian Legion has stood the test of time. “It’s certainly evolved over the last 92 years,” said Steve Wessell, immediate past-president of the ...
Treading on sacred ground at Beaumont-Hamel: ‘It’s really sad that their last emotion was fear’
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Nine kilometres from the town of Albert, in Northern France, lies a piece of land that is deemed sacred in the minds of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park, and ...
New Brunswick's legions continue to serve communities, despite declining numbers
SACKVILLE, N.B. - Legions across Canada are charged with assuring those have fallen in battle and have served are remembered forever. And six New Brunswick veterans continue to take the responsibility very seriously, improvising as necessary, ...