Tag Archives: veterans

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 »

The Need To Speak Up (Or Why Yet Another Day Is Still Not Enough)

Originally published on May 9, 2014 as a column in the AM News under the title ‘Is yet another day to honour veterans and remember the fallen enough?’  In a couple of days, some of us will observe two minutes of silence during the ceremonies for the National Day of Honour. According to the PM’s… 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 »