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REMEMBRANCE DAY 2014

At 11:00 this morning, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence in memory of those who died fighting wars. Remembrance Day ceremonies will have a special meaning in the wake of the attacks on two Canadian soldiers last month. … read more

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LONDON POPPIES TO STAY ON DISPLAY A BIT LONGER

Parts of a display of ceramic poppies that fill the Tower of London Moat will be preserved. The display marks the centenary of World War 1, and the 888,246 poppies represent service members from Britain and its Empire who were … read more

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OFF-DUTY OPP OFFICERS TO CARRY GUNS TO REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONIES

OPP officers have been directed to wear their full uniforms and to carry their service guns and wear protective vests if they are attending Remembrance Day ceremonies this Tuesday during off-duty hours.  The directive comes following two separate fatal attacks … read more

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CONSERVATIVES BACK NDP IN PROPOSAL FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAY ON REMEMBRANCE DAY

There’s a movement in Ottawa to make Remembrance Day a national holiday.  The governing Conservatives are supporting an NDP private member’s bill that would make Remembrance Day a paid statutory holiday, as Canadians mourn the deaths of two Canadian soldiers killed last … read more

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CANADA PAUSES TO REMEMBER

Elderly veterans in wheelchairs and current members of the Canadian military gathered near Parliament Hill Sunday to remember fallen comrades. Some standing in the crowd near the National War Memorial carried framed pictures of loved ones who died in combat. They … read more

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GFB Podcast: Major General Richard Rohmer

Major General Richard Rohmer talks about his official duties on the Remembrance Day weekend and offers his own memories as a fighter pilot during the Second World War. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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SILVER STAR MOM WILL REMEMBER HER SON

The Royal Canadian Legion has named Roxanne Marie Priede of Grand Forks, B-C as this year’s Silver Cross Mother. She will travel to Ottawa to lay a wreath at the National War Memorial on Remembrance Day on behalf every mother … read more

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General Richard Rohmer

General Richard Rohmer, Canada’s most decorated citizen, will talk to Dale about Remembrance Day.… read more

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The Zoomer Week In Review – November 6th, 2011

Libby is joined by General Richard Rohmer to discuss Remembrance Day, Ross Mayot shares news about CARP and special feature on Belva Davis. … read more

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Remembrance Day

Corporal Jeremy Penney, a 27 year-old Canadian Vet who served a tour in Afghanistan will be talking to Dale about Remembrance Day. Jeremy served with The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa and is from Mississauga. He was educated at Carleton University … read more

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