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Valentines for Vets (2020)

Valentines for Vets (2020)

Making valentines with your kids? Mail them to us and we’ll distribute them to Veterans in long-term care facilities across Canada.

Captain Paul Triquet

Captain Paul Triquet

He earned the Victoria Cross at Casa Berardi during the Second World War’s Italian Campaign.

Earnest “Smokey” Smith of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Earnest “Smokey” Smith of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Earnest “Smokey” Smith: Earned the Victoria Cross in Italy during the Second World War

Aboriginal Veterans Day

Aboriginal Veterans Day

On Aboriginal Veterans Day, we pay tribute to the First Nations, Inuit and Métis who have served our country with bravery and dedication.

Major John Keefer Mahony -The Westminster Regimen

Major John Keefer Mahony -The Westminster Regimen

Major John Keefer Mahony - Victoria Cross Recipient

Peace at a Big Cost!

Peace at a Big Cost!

Reflecting back at his time during WWII, Mr. Starkes speaks about the importance of Remembrance Day and tells how he carries on in being part of a singing group that brings smile to many from that generation.

Post War Reaction on a Bus Ride

Post War Reaction on a Bus Ride

Returning home from war, Mr. Starkes speaks about an unexpected reaction by the sound of the buzzer on the bus when traveling home.

Get up Boy, The Ship is Going Down!

Get up Boy, The Ship is Going Down!

After the invasion enroute to Ireland, Mr. Starkes tells a more humorous story of when the ship begins to take on water, his effort to assist a fellow sailor brings laughter!

A Raid Sometime but When?

A Raid Sometime but When?

Carrying on with daily routine, Mr. Starkes shares his experience on board the aircraft carrier as the approach of the D-Day invasion begins.

Seasick Leaving Port!

Seasick Leaving Port!

Mr. Starkes tells of his first experiences at sea heading towards England and the funny things that happen amongst the crew!

Becoming Part of the British Forces

Becoming Part of the British Forces

As a young man from Newfoundland, Mr. Starkes shares his reasons for joining up and the path he chose for himself.

About transition – Dr. Maya Eichler

About transition – Dr. Maya Eichler

On International Women’s Day we honour the women who serve our country and recognize the sacrifices they make to protect us. Both female and male #Veterans share many of the same experiences when transitioning from military to civilian life, but as Dr. Maya Eichler of Mt. St. Vincent University explains, women also face unique challenges.

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