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  • September Spotlight: Horton Road Legion

    Our executive director, Melanie Timmons, recently visited the Horton Road Legion in Calgary and wrote this story on their renovations and re-opening. It sat as an Arpi’s plumbing warehouse decades ago and no one remembers what it was before that. The unassuming building has morphed a few time...

  • MCpl (Ret’d) Dave Mosher It was the summer of 1987, while I was posted to Larh, Germany with the 8th Canadian Hussars, that I was sent on my Junior Leaders Course. The course was stressful and the pressure was immense. It was physically demanding and mentally draining, so I was sleep deprived and terrified of screwing...

  • 2nd Battalion, PPCLI Korea, 1951 I had been with the Patricia’s for about a month when I stumbled upon a sight that has haunted me ever since. The horrific scene floods back even now as I recall the event that I will relate. It occurred when we were out of the fighting line and happily...

  • A New Year's Eve to Remember

    On December 31, 1944, our squadron of 12 left Brussels at 3:00 p.m. ...