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Remembrance Day

Lest we forget

The poppy was originally worn as a symbol of remembrance by the Americans and was used by a French woman for a fundraising. Indeed, it was Madame Guerin who convinced the Canadian veterans to adopt the poppy as this country’s symbol of remembrance.

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We will remember them

It’s important to reflect each November 11th and remember those young men and women who gave their lives on behalf of their country. As time moves on, it’s important that our memories of what happened and our commitment to end...

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Honouring and remembering sacrifice

The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a great victory for Canada, but it came at a price. In this battle, there were more than 10,500 casualties and about 3,600 killed. To our knowledge, Herbert Lawless was the only known Yukoner to fall in this battle.

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Lest we forget

One of the childhood traditions if you grew up in Canada is the annual school Remembrance Day ceremony. Some day right before the statutory holiday, class by class students march down to the gymnasium to sit in rows and watch...

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