Thank you Veterans of Canada
-sidewalk message in front of Old City Hall cenotaph
Toronto District School Board joined the many groups laying wreaths at Old City Hall’s cenotaph ceremony this November 11th. Hours after the crowd had gone, people lingered to “plant” their poppies, take photographs, and read the banners on the colourful wreaths.
For King and […]
Mark a stone, but let me lie
With my fellows who fought and died
With me on Vimy Ridge
Roy Jones, remembered on memorials at Parkdale Public School & Parkdale CI.
Parkdale’s Roy Victor Jones was one of some 3,600 Canadians who died at Vimy Ridge. A wooden cross marked the spot where he fell on […]
The year 2014 began with the promise of much remembering.
One hundred years since the outbreak of the Great War; 70 years since D-day in the Second World War. Princess Anne would re-dedicate Canada’s national war memorial in Ottawa, 75 years after her grandfather, King George VI, first unveiled it in 1939.