Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

Indigenous People Holding the Country to Ransom

Canadian Flags Flying at Half Mast In remembrance of the fallen. That is the usual way of honouring the dead. Canada has kept its flags at half-mast since the unmarked graves of 215 native children were discovered at the former … Continue reading

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Eleventh Hour, the Eleventh Day, the Eleventh Month

The End of the Great War, 1918 For those who think that 11:11 is a new phenomenon, this was the original event. It was also when the seeds of the Second World War were planted. Although the actual signing took … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years Ago

The Last Man Killed in the Great War His name was Henry Nicholas Gunther: he died at 10:59 am on November 11, 1918. The Second Last Man was a Canadian His name was George Lawrence Price: he died at 10:58 … Continue reading

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