Author: Phil

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The Changing of the Guard

Each morning at the National War Memorial in Ottawa the first sentries are marched out with a duty piper and, upon taking their posts, are read their orders by the posting non-commissioned member: both...

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Battle of the Atlantic

Battle of the Atlantic video narrated by Alan Doyle nominated for 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Award Canvet Publications Ltd. has been named a finalist in the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards for Best Video Content for the Military Moments video Battle of the Atlantic narrated by Alan Doyle.

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In Flanders Fields

John McCrae’s poem “In Flanders Fields” has resonated for generations. In this year 100th year of Armistice, a new voice has been given to his words with a modern interpretation connecting 1918 to 2018.

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Armistice Day in Toronto

Just before 3 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, a telegraph came over the wire, triggering a race to break the news that the Great War was over. When Germany surrendered, Torontonians gave up their...