Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

Weekly Column: Remembrance Day Files – It Feels Like Family

‘In Flanders fields, the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below…’ It is impossible to describe the deep reverence the reading of Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae’s famous poem conferred to the sea of people… Read More »

Weekly Column: Let’s Always Remember

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on November 5, 2018.  My grandfather was a WWII veteran. He died when I was nine, and so did the stories that he might have been inclined to share. I have old photos of him in uniform, and I know a few… Read More »

Our Freedom Is a Gift From Veterans

Our neighbourhood has many charming little houses, which were built for the returning veterans back in 1945. A thoughtful project meant to say ‘thank you’ in more than words. Every year on Remembrance Day, I am reminded of two things: That there are some very brave and selfless people out there, and that the Remembrance… Read More »