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Poppy campaign begins Oct. 31

Canadians are requesting poppies to show their solidarity in the wake of two terror attacks. An estimated 600 poppies were distributed in a few hours at the National War Memorial Saturday. “We only give out what was asked of us,” said Tim Blanchard, past president of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Montgomery Branch. Poppies are typically […]

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Remembrance symposium cancellation irks vet

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/11/01/remembrance-symposium-cancellation-irks-vet The 20th anniversary of an educational Remembrance Day event is being cancelled at a west Ottawa Catholic high school after the teacher organizing it was told “no tanks or guns” are allowed in the school. Notre Dame High School history teacher Gene Michaud sent an e-mail to friends last Friday, sadly announcing […]

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