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Wednesday Aug 27 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Plaque recalls internment strife

Friday the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation remembered Canada's first national internment operations of 1914-1920 by unveiling more than 100 plaques on the 100th anniversary of the War Measures Act, 1914.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Opinion: Remember the past so we don't repeat it

Ukrainians and other Europeans were held in internment camps like this one at Spirit Lake, Que., during the First World War.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Prison, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canada's Ross rifle more peril than protection for First World War soldiers

When soldiers in the throes of battle discard their rifles and pluck a different weapon from the hands of dead allies, there's clearly a serious problem.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Canada

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Brandon Sun

Prominent Canadian lawyer, businessman Purdy Crawford dies at age 82.

Crawford's death was confirmed by the Toronto legal firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt where Crawford began as a corporate lawyer in the 1950s before leaving to pursue a career with Imasco Ltd., a company that, at the time, owned Imperial Tobacco, Canada Trust and Shoppers Drug Mart.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Western Star

War is never glorious

Monday, the commemoration of the Great War, the First World War, began. It's a commemoration that will go on for years, marking the entire conflict, one that many nations involved in the war will spend millions of dollars on.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Financial 15 Split Corp. II Completes Overnight Offering of $35,190,000

Total gross proceeds of the offering were $35.2 million, bringing the Company's net assets to approximately $124.5 million.


Related Topix: Canada

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Homeless in Vancouver: Our PM gets history of First World War wrong

I was coming from the stairs to the roundabout of international village while Ben Howard was playing in my ears.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Newfoundland, NJ,

Sun Aug 03, 2014


They brought us respect

Because Germany attacked Britain's ally, France, through its invasion of neutral Belgium, Britain joined the war August 4, 1914.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom,


Five lessons we learned about Canada in wartime

It is now 115 years since Canada first sent troops overseas to fight. Since the Boer War, we have fought in the Great and Second World Wars; the Korean War; in some warlike peacekeeping operations as in Cyprus on several occasions; in Somalia; and the former Yugoslavia; peripherally in the first Gulf War; then in Kosovo and most recently in ... (more)


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Edmonton Journal

PPCLI: 100 Years: The Princess Patricias: A Canadian icon is born during deadly conflict

The gravestones gleam in the sun, the long lines of white slabs distinct against the backdrop of green lawn and trees.

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