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- 'Blacklisted': Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water October 21, 2020The chief of the First Nation behind a disputed moderate livelihood lobster fishery in Nova Scotia says recent vandalism and the loss of potential sales has cost the band more than $1.5 million.
- Quebec reports 1,072 new cases of COVID-19, 19 more deaths October 21, 2020Quebec health authorities reported 1,072 more cases of COVID-19 in the province on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 96,288.
- 'Blacklisted': Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water October 21, 2020
- Giro d'Italia: Almeida stays in pink; O'Connor earns stage win October 21, 2020Joao Almeida remained in the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia as the race headed into the high mountains and Ben O'Connor earned his first stage victory in a Grand Tour by winning the 17th leg on Wednesday.
- Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century October 21, 2020A crowd of 11,388 attended the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Tuesday night's World Series opener, spread in groups of up to four, mostly in alternate rows and none directly behind each other among the forest green seats.
- Giro d'Italia: Almeida stays in pink; O'Connor earns stage win October 21, 2020
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The next time you are stopped behind a high school bus, look at the students getting off – wearing toques and earphones, joking with friends, or off in a world of their own. Now picture them in an armed forces uniform. This month, we honour the men and women who,… Continue reading
I would like to inform your readers about two very special medals that are available for our veterans. These are the National Order of the Legion of Honour from France and the Ambassador for Peace Medal from the Republic of Korea. Our veterans of the Second World War and the… Continue reading
For Robert McKend, joining the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #402 was a family tradition, and one he is proud to continue. His father Richard led the way, serving in the military during WWI, and his two brothers spend their careers in the Canadian Navy and Airforce arms of the Canadian… Continue reading
Centreville Presbyterian Church in South Monaghan is the keeper of Millbrook Grace Presbyterian Church’s War Veterans’ Honour Roll. We are reproducing these Honour Rolls as some soldiers were missed, even after identifying several “Barnardo Home” boys who were old enough to sign up. We would like to fill in some… Continue reading
Remembrance Day events ensured all generations had the opportunity to recognize and appreciate our armed forces. The Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph was well attended, and members of the 33rd Scout Group including Beavers, Cubs and Scouts joined residents at Centennial Place to pay their respects.
Standing in the wind and cold through many past Remembrance Day events has felt like an appropriate discomfort to face to acknowledge the many trials that former and current members of our Armed Forces have undergone on our behalf. Whether you attend a Remembrance Day service or take a quiet… Continue reading
Recently a book, emails, and photos came into my possession that brought to life someone I knew only as a name on the Millbrook cenotaph: J.S. Arundel. That aristocratic surname (there is a castle in England by this name) has often made me wonder about him. And now I know…. Continue reading