Yearly Archives: 2014

Remembrance Day, Canada 2014

This is a side view of Canada’s National War Memorial depicting soldiers moving forward, always forward, emerging through the arch from war to peace. Today, November 11, is Remembrance Day in Canada. The official national commemoration held in Ottawa at

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R.I.P. Cpl. Nathan Frank Cirillo, October 22, 2014

It is with deep sadness that I salute the life of Cpl. Nathan Frank Cirillo, infantry reservist of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Prince Louise’s), killed today in Ottawa by a radicalized Canadian citizen. That despicable person shall not be

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Terror Event in Ottawa, Oct. 22, 2014 UPDATED 2:30PM

At just before 10 AM this morning a shooter entered the Canadian Parliament Center Block, location of the House of Commons and the Canadian Senate chambers. Within moments gunfire ensued. Reports now after a couple of hours indicate that the

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24 Canadians on 9/11

Its 9/11 once again and time to re-commit to remembering those whose lives were snatched by the infamous destruction of the World Trade Centers in New York City.  I am very aware that it is late in the day for

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Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons

So the news of the day is that Burger King plans to buy Canada’s icon food purveyor Tim Hortons. The deal will create, if it is consummated, the worlds’ third largest fast food company. WHY is this such a big

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July 4, 1776/July 4, 2014

Happy Birthday America. It’s a considerable accomplishment to reach 238 years strong. A War of Independence, A Civil War, two World Wars, the Korean Conflict, The Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and actions in Afghanistan, not to mention various other conflicts

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Canada Day 2014

Canada became a nation on its own in 1867. Happy Birthday Canada. 147 years to celebrate today. I’ll miss being at the celebrations in person, living as I do here in VT, but I’ll celebrate anyway the best way I

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