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Kingsmill recognized on Saturday

July 4, 2010

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Earlier I posted some information about the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy and Guelph’s unique connection with the early days of the Canadian Navy.  The first Admiral of the Canadian Navy, Sir Charles Edmund Kingsmill was raised in Guelph. On Saturday, a memorial plaque was unveiled recognizing the anniversary of the Canadian Navy and Kingsmill at […]

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65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Holland

May 5, 2010

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I have just returned from a flag raising and ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Holland by Canadians in WWII.  A couple of hundred people were in attendance. This day in 1945 marked the beginning of a very special relationship between our two countries that remains strong today.  Each year, in […]

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Vimy Ridge

March 16, 2010

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The commemoration of Vimy Ridge Day, April 9, will have special meaning this year due to the death of the last Canadian WWI veteran a few weeks ago. McCrae House is helping to promote a special commemoration: “Canadians are invited to make poppies bloom from sea to sea as nation pays tribute to all who […]

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Remembrance Day Parade

November 11, 2009

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The Remembrance Day Parade assembled in front of City Hall earlier today.

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Veteran Appreciation Day

August 13, 2009

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Here are some photos from Veteran Appreciation Day, held Wednesday, August 11 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 234. It was a wonderful way to pay tribute to our veterans outside of the traditional Remembrance Day ceremony.

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