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Remembrance News

South Africa honours families of veterans on Remembrance Day Special

Johannesburg - South Africa has held its annual Remembrance Day nationwide with services being held in all the main centres of Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as in smaller towns.
Digital Journal Report by Christopher Szabo - 1 comment

A day of Remembrance in Nova Scotia Special

Winds were high and rain was heavy but a large crowd turned up to mark Remembrance Day during an indoor ceremony in one Nova Scotia community.
Digital Journal Report by Lynn Curwin

Scotland's first Field of Remembrance opens in Edinburgh Special

Edinburgh - Scotland's first Field of Remembrance commemorating those who have given their lives for their country opened in the Capital on Monday.
Digital Journal Report by Gemma Fox - 9 comments

South African Air Force honours its fallen in war and peace Special

Pretoria - The South African Air Force remembered its dead of two world wars and subsequent conflicts as well as others who in peacetime.
Digital Journal Report by Christopher Szabo - 5 comments

South Africa Commemorates Remembrance Day with special theme Special

Johannesburg - South Africans from around the country recalled the dead of wars and conflicts on Remembrance Sunday with the main commemoration being held in Johannesburg at the Cenotaph. Remembrance Day has been held here for 90 years.
Digital Journal Report by Christopher Szabo - 6 comments

Some London Muslims burn poppy, disrupt silence on Armistice Day

London - As the clock struck 11:00 and people stood for Armistice Day’s two minutes of silence, Islamic protesters in London burned a model of a poppy and shouted out messages such as "British soldiers burn in hell."
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 9 comments

Service of Remembrance Speaker Ignites Controversy

Major-General (ret.) John Archibald MacInnis was the keynote speaker at Guelph's annual Service of Remembrance at the Sleeman Centre last Wednesday. Some of his remarks have ignited a firestorm of controversy.
In the Media by Bob Gordon - 1 comment

Guelph's Serious Celebration During Remembrance Day Special

Guelph, Ontario takes Remembrance Day seriously. Today the Sleeman Centre held a crowd of close to 4,000 gathered for the annual Service of Remembrance.
Digital Journal Report by Bob Gordon

John McCrae and Poppy Day

In Guelph, Ontario, Remembrance Day is deeply felt throughout the community. Guelph is known as the "Royal City," but that is not why.
In the Media by Bob Gordon - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Remembrance Day, and Why I Remember

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 is Remembrance Day, a day when we honour those who fell and those who served our country during the two world wars and the Korean War and those who still serve.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 14 comments

Memorial Day: How well do you know History?

How many know the history of Memorial Day and even know that it was first called Decoration Day? What about when it began or some of it's traditions.
In the Media by Cynthia Trowbridge - 12 comments

Vukovar tragedy remembered

During the Croation War of Independence, the town of Vukovar had no army and had for months been able to keep the enemy forces at bay. Eventually the town was overrun and the city was destroyed. 42,000 were forced to leave, 2,000 were killed and 800 went
In the Media by Telafree - 5 comments
 

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Veterans salute after laying a wreath.
Veterans salute after laying a wreath.
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RCMP officers lay a wreath.
RCMP officers lay a wreath.
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A cadet and a war veteran salute after laying a wreath.
A cadet and a war veteran salute after laying a wreath.
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Cadets stand next to wreaths which will be laid during the ceremony.
Cadets stand next to wreaths which will be laid during the ceremony.
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While the wind blew and the rain came down outside  those taking part in the ceremony were able to r...
While the wind blew and the rain came down outside, those taking part in the ceremony were able to remain dry.
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An Algordanza remembrance diamond
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An Algordanza remembrance diamond
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Field of Remembrance
Field of Remembrance
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Laying a wreath in remembrance of a family member.
Laying a wreath in remembrance of a family member.
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Defence Secretary Philip Hammond lays a wreath to the fallen at the Armistice Day service held at Ca...
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Defence Secretary Philip Hammond lays a wreath to the fallen at the Armistice Day service held at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan
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Afghanistan Plot.  Remembering those who have died in 10 years of conflict in Afghanistan 2001-2011
Afghanistan Plot. Remembering those who have died in 10 years of conflict in Afghanistan 2001-2011
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Local choirs singing A capella gave a beautiful African flavour to the commemorations.
Local choirs singing A capella gave a beautiful African flavour to the commemorations.
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Never forget
Never forget
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Field of Remembrance
Field of Remembrance
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 They gave their today for our tomorrow  - Garden of Remembrance
"They gave their today for our tomorrow" - Garden of Remembrance
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Field of Remembrance
Field of Remembrance
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During the ceremony.
During the ceremony.
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Digital Journalist Chris Szabo in the veterans parade with the Infantry Formation cap.
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Digital Journalist Chris Szabo in the veterans parade with the Infantry Formation cap.
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Field of Remembrance.  Crosses remembering and thanking our war dead
Field of Remembrance. Crosses remembering and thanking our war dead
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Field of Remembrance.  A lady contemplates the crosses remembering and thanking our war dead
Field of Remembrance. A lady contemplates the crosses remembering and thanking our war dead
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Field of Remembrance
Field of Remembrance
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