The Legion has always been a great place for important conversations. In Canada, people have been gathering at Legion Branches to talk about Remembrance, Patriotism, Veterans and to share their stories. This blog honours that tradition, and we invite all Canadians to join the conversation.

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #3+

Yesterday April 22, 2015 was the commemoration for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Saint Julien. We loaded the...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #2+

After the group’s visit to the Canada Museum we travelled to the nearby Adegem Canadian War Cemetery where 1,150 soldiers...

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Dispatches from the Front: Entry #1+

Months of planning were finally coming to fruition as the 32 soldiers from the British Columbia Regiment (BCR) gathered in...

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Choking on Desperation – April 22, 1915+

Nothing is more dangerous than a cornered animal. Desperation kicks in and lends an aggression and ferocity it might not...

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Broken Historical Furniture – March 30, 1915+

Helena Jabłońska didn’t really have an extraordinary life. She lived in a city called Przemyśl (pronounced Prishemysil) in Galicia, an...

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Stranger than Fiction – February 26, 2015+

100 years ago, it was February 1915, and the Great War—a war that was supposed to have been over by...

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